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What we don’t talk about when we talk about Mommy Wars

TweetI should begin by saying that I’m not a mother. I was raised by a single black mother; and our narrative isn’t unlike the stories of working class single mothers nationwide. One of struggle, sacrifices, and compromise. A complex and harrowing navigation of the public safety net and stone-faced determination in defiance to shaming by [...]
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Washington D.C. tries to stop Wal-Mart from ruining its city

TweetWal-Mart’s plot for world domination  has hit a snag, as its plan to open six of its low-price, low-wage, high-exploitation retail stores in the nation’s capital is meeting resistance from local lawmakers. The D.C. Council introduced a bill that would, according to The Washington Post, require  ”retailers with corporate sales of $1 billion or more and [...]
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