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Minnesota Republicans Pass Bill Banning Cities From Raising The Minimum Wage. Seriously.

Minnesota Republicans Pass Bill Banning Cities From Raising The Minimum Wage. Seriously.

Can Republicans even pretend to not have a “screw the poor” mentality any more?

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Taco Bell Lobbyists Send Congress 6,000 Thank You Tacos For Fighting Unions, Healthcare Laws

Taco Bell Lobbyists Send Congress 6,000 Thank You Tacos For Fighting Unions, Healthcare Laws

Taco Bell lobbyist are giving politicians 6,000 tacos for a job well done preventing their employees from getting higher wages.

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Martin O’Malley Comes Out Swinging Against GOP, Calls Their Economic Theories ‘Bullsh*t’ (AUDIO)

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O’Malley came out swinging at the Republican economic policies of trickle-down theory and fewer regulations.

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Tesla Will Pay Its Factory Workers $25 An Hour Despite GOP Trying To Kill The Company

Tesla Will Pay Its Factory Workers $25 An Hour Despite GOP Trying To Kill The Company

Tesla is helping thousands of Americans secure high paying manufacturing jobs. Why aren’t Republicans celebrating?

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The Owner Of This Credit Card Processing Company Is Cutting His Pay To Give A $70,000 Minimum Wage

The Owner Of This Credit Card Processing Company Is Cutting His Pay To Give A $70,000 Minimum Wage

I wish more bosses were like this.

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The Washington Post Slams Republican Party As The Party Of Traitor Jefferson Davis

The Washington Post Slams Republican Party As The Party Of Traitor Jefferson Davis

If Abraham Lincoln were alive today, he would not only find his beloved Republican Party unrecognizable, he would find himself unwelcome in it.

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Maybe There Should Be A Maximum Wage — Check Out How Much These CEOs Make Per Hour

Maybe There Should Be A Maximum Wage — Check Out How Much These CEOs Make Per Hour

The next time your crazy Tea Party uncle tells you raising the minimum wage will “hurt business” — remind him how much these CEOs are making…

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McDonald’s Raises Wages For All Hourly Employees But Not Franchisees (VIDEO)

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Still not lovin’ it: McDonald’s has taken a step in the right direction, but they’ve got a long way to go.

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Elizabeth Warren Would Like You To Understand Something About The 2016 Election (VIDEO)

Elizabeth Warren Would Like You To Understand Something About The 2016 Election (VIDEO)

Appearing on the Today Show Tuesday morning, Elizabeth Warren clarified more than just a few things about the 2016 election.

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McDonald’s Sues To Stop Seattle From Raising Minimum Wage to $15; Not Loving It

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McDonalds and friends are suing Seattle for the right to pay slave wages. And they’re using the 14th Amendment to do it.

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This Is The Paycheck For A McDonald’s Worker, And It’s Going To Make You Mad (IMAGE)

This Is The Paycheck For A McDonald’s Worker, And It’s Going To Make You Mad (IMAGE)

Imagine slaving away for 40 hours a week, 52 weeks of the year – for this.

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Single Father Exposes Lie Behind Republican Plan To Punish Children On Food Stamps (VIDEO)

Single Father Exposes Lie Behind Republican Plan To Punish Children On Food Stamps (VIDEO)

We need more parents like this to take a stand against Republican greed and cruelty.

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Walmart Workers Probably Won’t Actually Be Making $10 An Hour

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This is why Americans need to fight to Raise The Minimum Wage.

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McDonald’s ‘Transparent’ Social Media Campaign Will Answer Every Question But One (VIDEO)

McDonald’s ‘Transparent’ Social Media Campaign Will Answer Every Question But One (VIDEO)

McDonald’s appears not to care about total transparency – at least when it comes to this important topic.

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WalMart Shocks The World: Big Box Chain Will Raise Minimum Wage To $10 An Hour

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Walmart has caved to public pressure, and is increasing workers’ wages to a minimum of $10 per hour by next year.

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$15 Now Under Attack – Republicans To Eliminate Popular Law

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In the state legislature in Olympia, Washington has introduced a bill which could cut the minimum wage by half for some people.

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Papa John’s Stole Wages From Their Employees, Now They’re Paying An $800,000 Price Tag For It

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Papa John’s pizza chain opposes raising the minimum wage and giving health insurance to their employees, but the franchise also steals wages from its own workers, and now the corporation is paying a hefty price for it.

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A Tale Of Two Senators Who Grew Up Poor And Went Opposite Directions

Elizabeth Warren and Joni Ernst

Two Senators, Joni Ernst and Elizabeth Warren, grew up very poor. However, Ernst’s family has received copious amounts of federal dollars, while Elizabeth Warren’s never took a dime. How then can Ernst be a Republican and Warren be a Democrat? Simple: Ernst says “I got mine, screw you,” and Warren says “I never got anything, but I don’t want you to be in the same situation as I was.”

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Thanks Obama: CEO Who Threatened To Fire Employees If Obama Won, Is Now Giving Them Raises

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“Things have never been better.” And he is still anti-Obama. Damn you, Obama!

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The Rich Get Richer: World’s 400 Richest Get $92 Billion Richer in 2014 (VIDEO)

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In 2014, the rich got much richer. The divide between rich and poor got much wider. Are you sick of rising income inequality? What do we do about it?

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