The supporters of HB 0615, a bill before the Tennessee House of Representatives to “designate the Holy Bible as the official state book,” prevailed with 55 “Aye” votes. They are: Rep. Alexander Rep. Brooks K. Rep. Butt Rep. Byrd Rep. Calfee Rep. Casada Rep. Coley Rep.
The election of 2014 is scarcely behind us, but according to the Federal Election Commission WalMart’s political action committee has already doled out more than a hundred thousand dollars to candidates in the next congressional election cycle. Meanwhile, Rep. Elijah Cummings has introduced H.R. 122,
The cost of attending a dinner with Jeb Bush tonight is a $25,000 donation. That’s ten thousand dollars more than a minimum wage worker makes in an entire year.
The Walton family members who own the WalMart shopping chain are among the richest people in America. They got rich the dirty way — by having WalMart treat overseas sweatshop production workers like dirt and refuse to pay a living wage to its workers, who
There are many things going wrong in the world, and we write about a good deal of them here at Irregular Times. However, it’s important from time to time to give simple recognition to some of the positive efforts that people are making things a
Gene Berkman writes: Rather than screw the poor, capitalism has created the most prosperous societies in human history. The socialist regimes are all charactized by depravation and loss of liberty. When government grows, it takes resources from the civilian economy, and makes everyone poorer. From
Each time we sell a made-in-the-USA liberal political t-shirt at Skreened, we set aside one dollar to donate to a liberal political cause and another dollar to better the economic condition of poor people outside the United States. This month, our domestic political donation goes
States that prohibit atheists from holding public office have a higher average rate of poverty (15.4%) than states that allow atheists to hold public office (13.1%).
For every sweatshop-free t-shirt we sell at Skreened, we set aside a dollar to donate to some form of economic development for the poor people living overseas. Initially, we participated in microloans under the Kiva system, thinking that the non-profit’s loans must be generously giving
We the writers for Irregular Times sell political shirts for three reasons: 1. To pay for the hosting and logistical costs associated with keeping Irregular Times up and running. 2. To help spread messages that we believe in. 3. To help change the world just
As Irregular Times writers, we’ve pledged to donate a dollar to international relief for every shirt we sell, but we also donate another dollar to good political causes within American borders. Our donation this month isn’t headed to some Democratic politician. For years the Democrats