It may seem like a long time ago, but it was not so long. Back in 2006, a political corporation called Unity08 started sending out well-funded broadcasts and arranging high-profile media placements through its inside connections. While it claimed that it was standing against the forces of “big money” and demanded that other political parties [...]
Why aren’t you elegant enough?
The Longines luxury watch company has an answer to this haunting question: You have the wrong attitude.
Elegance is an attitude – that’s the tag line from the recent spate of advertisements for the Longines luxury watches.
The suggestion presented by this slogan is that elegance is something that we [...]
Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa has a grand idea, and by “grand” I mean big. Rep. King, never one to think small, has introduced House Joint Resolution 16, a proposed constitutional amendment that reads simply:
The sixteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed.
Read the 16th Amendment [...]
5. This morning, Fast Company reports that Facebook is now going to make it less difficult for people to buy things online by providing a way for people to route their financial interactions through Facebook, allowing Facebook to take a cut as a middleman. How many people are suffering from the difficulty of making a [...]
On Thursday September 19 2013, 217 Republican members of the House of Representatives voted to approve H.R. 3102, a bill to push 3.8 million Americans into hunger, kicking them out of the food stamp program despite the fact that they are unemployed or underemployed. How much would the U.S. budget save by pushing 3.8 million [...]
15 Republicans crossed the aisle yesterday to vote in opposition that would take food assistance away from hungry Americans. [...]
With Priority Boarding, you have to give up your bag, because United Airlines cares more about making quick profits from credit card late fees than it cares about providing reasonable service for most of its customers. [...]
Keep your eyes on s17ows.org. Something’s coming:
SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: Tuesday September 17, 2013 @ 8am until 10pm
8:00am – 11:00am Gather in Zuccotti Park for autonomous actions
11:00am – 12:00pm March to Washington Square
12:00pm – 2:00am Rally in Washington Square Park
2:00pm – 4:00pm Money Warz Street Theater in Times Square
The Nation reports that activists who work at WalMart in the following cities are planning marches and rallies tomorrow to highlight the low pay and abusive work environment at the retail chain:
Baton Rouge Boston Chicago Cincinnati Dallas Denver Los Angeles Miami Minneapolis New York Orlando Sacramento San Francisco Seattle Washington, DC
I can’t find [...]
It’s been more than year since the 501c3 corporation No Labels launched its “ConnectUs” pages for all 50 states on which all the grassroots “centrist” Americans who want to cut taxes for corporations and cut social security for people could engage in grassroots organizing on the grassy grassroots state level.
After receiving a huge [...]