Workers in fast food restaurants are paid such low wages that they typically need government assistance programs, even when they work full time. Today this economic injustice is being protested by fast food workers, who will go on strike in over 35 cities today. You
As Brendan Kiley notes, McDonalds has created a special budgeting guide for its employees. Here’s just one page from the guide: Kiley has noticed that there isn’t any spot for food in McDonalds’ sample budget for its employees, that heat won’t be a necessity either,
Meet the Young Communist League USA. Meet the Young Communist League’s new t-shirts for sale. These “Smash Capitalism” shirts are sold on Zazzle’s “Value T-Shirt,” which is not made in the USA with associated worker protections but rather in an inexpensive third world factory where
Judd Gregg? What about the idea that Barack Obama was the fulfillment of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy? I have a sneaking suspicion that Dr. King wouldn’t have approved of that judgment against Lilly Ledbetter.
What are they trying to say, that I could only have a career as a cheap hooker?
This month, CafePress has introduced four new sweatshirts for its online shopkeepers to place their images on and sell. A CafePress representative confirmed to me today that each of the sweatshirts is made outside the USA, in a long-distance arrangement that only makes economic sense
New York Times columnists lately have been channeling the George W. Bush of 2001. Michael Kinsley urges us (with tongue only a bit in cheek) to “Show your consumer confidence. One last shopping spree. Buy that coffee maker whether you want one or not.” Thomas
McCain campaign staffers were expected to actually work as volunteers, even though they were told that they would be paid to pretend to be volunteers.
CafePress is currently holding an “All-American” “American Patriotism-themed Military Cap” design contest to celebrate Independence Day. Entrants are asked to design “patriotic” images in line with the theme of Independence Day and put them up for sale on CafePress’ military caps, which look like this: