Tag Archives: minimum wage

Fast food workers join forces with home care workers to demand higher wages

TweetOver the last couple of years, fast food workers have been organizing increasingly large and visible protests to demand an hike to the minimum wage. Today, fast food workers are joined by home health care workers in the largest planned protests to date, not only planning a nationwide strike in more than 100 cities, but also upping [...]
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Mary Poppins quits

TweetThe pay was just supercalifragilisticexpiali-bullshit… Mary Poppins Quits with Kristen Bell from Funny Or Die Tweet
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Quote of the Day: Minnesota state rep says wanting equal pay and sick leave makes women “look like whiners”

Tweet “We heard several bills last week about women’s issues and I kept thinking to myself, these bills are putting us backwards in time. We are losing the respect that we so dearly want in the workplace by bringing up all these special bills for women and almost making us look like whiners.” That’s state Rep. [...]
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Five better ways to use the billion dollars the government has spent on marriage promotion

TweetBecause there’s obviously nothing else we could be doing with the money, the federal government has spent nearly one billion dollars since 2001 on marriage promotion: Tweet
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The descent into littleness: The State of the Union and the state of federal power

TweetThe State of the Union address remains, for me, one of those “events” that actually occasions the rare gesture of sitting in front of a television for some good old fashioned appointment viewing.  Watching the glorious obsequiousness, gladhanding, strategic applause, and Vice President Biden’s megawatt grin in full HD retains a certain appeal that a [...]
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