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1% To The Homeless: Get Out Of My Neighborhood!

1% To The Homeless: Get Out Of My Neighborhood!

Even liberal members of the 1% want to hide the homeless away. They’re working tirelessly in liberal havens like Palo Alto to criminalized homeless people.

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Fox News Says It’s Good That Women Make Less Than Men And It Helps Them Keep Their Jobs (VIDEO)

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According to Fox Business, the gender pay gap means that women aren’t as likely to be laid off, simply because they make less. So we should rejoice.

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GOP Panics As Audio Emerges Proving Their Hero Reagan Would Oppose Current GOP Policies (AUDIO)

GOP Panics As Audio Emerges Proving Their Hero Reagan Would Oppose Current GOP Policies (AUDIO)

A 1948 audio recording of Ronald Reagan shows that he would have opposed the GOP’s policies today. In fact, if the GOP actually knew anything about Reagan’s history, they’d wonder how he even ended up in the party to begin with. The right-wing lunatic fringe runs today’s GOP. Back when […]

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This Growing Multi-Million Dollar Company Is Paying Employees A ‘Thrive-Able Wage’

This Growing Multi-Million Dollar Company Is Paying Employees A ‘Thrive-Able Wage’

Zingerman’s Community of Businesses defined the concept of a ‘thrive-able wage, proving that companies don’t have to pay poverty wages in order to profit.

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WATCH: Fox News Complains That Overtime Pay Kills Americans’ Work Ethic

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Fox News discussed Obama’s changes to overtime laws, and said that overtime pay keeps workers from working hard, and that it destroys America’s work ethic.

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Broadcast News Networks Completely Ignore The Taxpayer Cost Of Low Wages

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Our traditional broadcast news networks report widely on both welfare and the minimum wage, but ignore how much low wages contribute to welfare spending.

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McDonald’s Manager To Sick Employee: ‘Just Put A Bullet In Your Head’

A manager at a Chicago McDonald's told an employee to just put a bullet in her head after she asked to go home following a diabetic episode on the job. Image: 28704869

A manager at a Chicago McDonald’s told an employee to just put a bullet in her head after she asked to go home following a diabetic episode on the job.

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WATCH: Fox News Pundit: Switzerland Has No Minimum Wage, So We Shouldn’t Either

WATCH: Fox News Pundit: Switzerland Has No Minimum Wage, So We Shouldn’t Either

The U.S. has higher unemployment and poverty than Switzerland, which has no minimum wage law. One Fox News pundit says that’s reason enough to scrap ours.

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Boehner Says He’d Commit Suicide Before Voting On Wage Hike, Dems See A Winning Issue

House Speaker John Boehner Crying. (Photo manipulation by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info)

A wage hike is a winning issue for Democrats, but makes Speaker John Boehner want to commit suicide. That sure sounds like a win-win to us.

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Seven Lies Conservatives Tell About Jobs To Scare Us Into Doing Whatever They Want

Cartoon by Monte Wolverton via Cagle Comics. http://www.cagle.com/2013/12/how-rich-people-create-jobs/

Recent reports have launched a new round of right-wing lies about Keystone XL, the ACA, and jobs. Here are the seven most common lies about jobs, debunked.

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Four ‘Mad Men’ Era Relics We Need To Ditch – And Four We Wish We Still Had

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In many ways, the U.S. hasn’t progressed past the Mad Men era. And in some, we’ve gotten worse, not better. It’s 2014. Why are we still stuck where we are?

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This CEO Wants To Pay ‘Mentally Retarded’ People $2 Per Hour (VIDEO)

This CEO Wants To Pay ‘Mentally Retarded’ People $2 Per Hour (VIDEO)

Wall Street CEO Peter Schiff tells ‘The Daily Show’ that without a minimum wage, it would be fine for the ‘mentally retarded’ to work for $2 an hour.

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Meet The Republican Millionaire Who’s Pushing For A Higher Minimum Wage

David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star

Republican millionaire Ron Unz, the man who published ‘The American Conservative,’ has picked a new cause, to fight for a $12 per hour minimum wage.

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Unemployment Deal Creeps Forward In Senate, As GOP Struggles With Poverty Agenda

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The Republican Party doesn’t even seem to know whether it should come up with a solid poverty agenda, let alone one that could actually work.

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‘Trickle Down’ Inventor Blames Minimum Wage For Unemployed Black Teenagers (VIDEO)

‘Trickle Down’ Inventor Blames Minimum Wage For Unemployed Black Teenagers (VIDEO)

Art Laffer, the evil father of trickle-down economics, recently appeared on Fox News to let you know that he’s still a horribly out-of-touch cretin.

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War Against Working Class Continues As Republican Comes Out For Lower Min. Wage

War Against Working Class Continues As Republican Comes Out For Lower Min. Wage

The GOP candidate for governor of Illinois, Bruce Rauner, proposed actually bring down the state’s minimum wage to make it more competitive for business.

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10 Demands Americans Must Make In 2014 And How To Do It

10 Demands Americans Must Make In 2014 And How To Do It

America is a strong country and has always been able to overcome adversity.  It has fought good wars, bad wars, bad economies, depressions, recessions, and natural disasters. It has always moved forward. America has always emerged better than it was before. Over the last few decades however, America has been […]

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20 Fast-Food Workers Fired By Email From Chicago Sub Shop, Just In Time For Christmas

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This sub shop scrooged 20 employees by email, just days before Christmas. These fast food workers were ‘coincidentally’ involved in a low-wage protest.

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McDonald’s Takes Down Horribly Out-Of-Touch Employee ‘Resource’ Site Amidst Heavy Criticism

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McDonald’s took down its heavily criticized resource site, saying that the negative publicity and scrutiny was unwarranted and didn’t help their workers.

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Jon Stewart Excoriates Fox Pundits Against Paying Workers A Living Wage (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart Excoriates Fox Pundits Against Paying Workers A Living Wage (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart uses Pope Francis’ attack on trickle-down economics to squelch Fox News pundits’ attacks on paying workers a living minimum wage.

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