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Bernie Sanders Takes On Walmart In This Speech And It Is Glorious (VIDEO)

Bernie Sanders Takes On Walmart In This Speech And It Is Glorious (VIDEO)

Bernie Sanders wants you to know how thankful Walmart is for U.S. taxpayers.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Two-Thirds Of Mayors In America Support Raising The Minimum Wage

Republicans in Congress may not support raising the minimum wage, but most mayors in America say they want to do exactly that.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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Charles Koch Has The Sads Because He Thinks He Should Have More Influence Over Elections

In reality, the American people are the ones who should be complaining about not having enough influence over elections.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Republican Presidential Candidate Reveals Their New Plan To Starve The Poor

Republican Presidential Candidate Reveals Their New Plan To Starve The Poor

Just another day in the Republicans’ war against the poor.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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UN Delegates Shocked And Appalled After Visit To The United States (VIDEO)

A team of UN delegates just toured the US in advance of a report on the state of US women. They were shocked and appalled by what they saw.

by Randa Morris· · News
How Walmart Sent 400,000 American Jobs To China

How Walmart Sent 400,000 American Jobs To China

Walmart sent 400,000 American jobs to China. This is how they did it.

by Oliver Willis· · News
Bernie Sanders Responds To The Clown Car’s Minimum Wage Debate Garbage, And It’s Awesome (TWEETS)

Bernie Sanders Responds To The Clown Car’s Minimum Wage Debate Garbage, And It’s Awesome (TWEETS)

Bernie Sanders wasted no time tweeting his position as the GOP candidates advocated for continuing the pandemic of poverty in America.

by Charles Topher· · News
‘Fifteen Bucks And A Union’ Sanders Fights For $15, Joins Protesters At The Capitol (VIDEO)

‘Fifteen Bucks And A Union’ Sanders Fights For $15, Joins Protesters At The Capitol (VIDEO)

“People are raising the minimum wage to 15 bucks an hour. And you know who started it? You did. You started the movement.”

by Cassandra Fairbanks· · News
There’s No Such Thing As ‘Compassionate Conservatives’ And Here Are 7 Reasons Why

There’s No Such Thing As ‘Compassionate Conservatives’ And Here Are 7 Reasons Why

Can we finally agree that this idea of compassion on the right is more like anything but.

by Sarah Burris· · News
Karl Rove In Secret Campaign To Crush Minimum Wage Workers

Karl Rove In Secret Campaign To Crush Minimum Wage Workers

Karl Rove is working behind the scenes to hurt campaigns to raise the minimum wage.

by Oliver Willis· · News
Free Market Laughs In Lying GOP’s Face: Greedy Walmart Heirs Lose $41B, Costco Profits Soar

Free Market Laughs In Lying GOP’s Face: Greedy Walmart Heirs Lose $41B, Costco Profits Soar

The Walmart heirs just lost $11 billion in a single day, but Costco’s stock is exploding. Looks like the invisible hand just smacked down some GOP bullshit…

by Randa Morris· · News
Republican Hypocrisy™

Republican Hypocrisy™

Here it is, your handy guide to sorting out the twisted logic of the Republican Party.

It Took Florida Lawmakers Less Than 1 Week To Fail This Important Test

It Took Florida Lawmakers Less Than 1 Week To Fail This Important Test

This was utterly predictable, but still painfully disappointing.

by Justin Rosario· · News
Republican Senator Against Minimum Wage Says His $700,000 Salary Is ‘Pretty Reasonable’

Republican Senator Against Minimum Wage Says His $700,000 Salary Is ‘Pretty Reasonable’

Once again, a rich white conservative doesn’t care about anyone else.

by Vera· · News
Two Liberal Cities Competing For Honor Of Having America’s Highest Minimum Wage

Two Liberal Cities Competing For Honor Of Having America’s Highest Minimum Wage

Hopefully other cities will follow.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
There’s Not A Single U.S. County Where A Minimum Wage Worker Can Support A Family

There’s Not A Single U.S. County Where A Minimum Wage Worker Can Support A Family

There isn’t a single county in the United States in which a family of four can survive on the current federal minimum wage. Isn’t it time we fix that problem?

by John Prager· · News
See How People Who Had Never Heard Of Bernie Sanders React To His Policies (VIDEO)

See How People Who Had Never Heard Of Bernie Sanders React To His Policies (VIDEO)

While people might balk at the word “socialism” and many might not know who Sanders is, Americans are far more open to his ideas than his labels.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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How The GOP’s Top 5 Presidential Candidates Really Feel About American Workers

Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are the GOP’s top 5 candidates. What do they plan to do for American workers if they’re elected?

by Rika Christensen· · Current Issues, News
Labor union members gather at a rally for Tom Barrett

Here’s How The 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates Stack Up On Labor Issues

Here’s a handy guide to the Democratic candidates; their positions and votes about labor.

Walmart Pays For Part Of Its ‘Benevolent’ Wage Increase By Cutting Hours For Workers

Walmart Pays For Part Of Its ‘Benevolent’ Wage Increase By Cutting Hours For Workers

The new Walmart starting wage is still nowhere near a living wage, and now they’re cutting hours and extending unpaid lunch breaks to help pay for it.

by Charles Topher· · News