It’s worth noting that even as he is supported by a scowling segment of the population, Scott Walker is calling for a return of the Patriot Act, and its massive surveillance of Americans’ private communications by the federal government.
Three graphs: Source: USDA Economic Research Service Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Source: U.S. Census Bureau The juxtaposition speaks. How do you respond?
Jeb Bush said it July 8 in an interview with the New Hampshire Union Leader: New Hampshire Union Leader: Anything specific? Jeb Bush: “We’re working on a strategy to, that’s kind of under, let’s say, my aspiration for the country, and I believe we can
Today, some cheesehead from a website called DesignTShirtsFree[Dot]Com posted a spam comment at Irregular Times, advertising for some fairly stupid t-shirts with “Keep Calm and [BLANK] On” and “It’s a [BLANK] Thing… You Wouldn’t Understand” printed on them, selling for $25 a pop. On most
Corporations want to delay labor union elections because they seek to interfere in the elections, and intimidate workers from supporting union leaders of their own choice.
The staff of the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor are tasked with investigating worker complaints to make sure that workers aren’t being abused by employers who exploit labor laws — by withholding pay, by refusing to grant overtime, by employing child labor,
Number of years that the federal minimum wage has been in decline, accounting for inflation: 6 Number of American workers earning the federal minimum wage or less: 3.3 million Number of bills before the 114th Congress to raise the federal minimum wage: 1 Number of Congressional
Jeb Bush has demonstrated, through his failed business leadership at Swisher Hygiene, that he has the same character flaws that led to the loss of thousands of American lives and trillions of dollars under his brother’s presidency.
If I worked at Rayonier, I wouldn’t support keeping Jeb Bush on the company’s Board of Directors.
It’s Labor Day, but I just can’t bear to reiterate the awful facts about economic inequality in the United States. I could tell you about the insights from the latest article from the Journal of Economic Inequality, but I would have to pay $44.95 for
U.S. Representative Ron Kind has introduced legislation, H.R. 5247, that would close the consumptive demand loophole. If H.R. 5247 is signed into law, imports of items made by slaves, prisoners and indentured workers would be absolutely banned, without exception.