40% of America's wealth is not enough for the Walton's or their investors so Walmart took steps to increase their riches by taking more from their horribly underpaid workforce and subsequently American taxpayers; particularly those living in "Blue" states who will have to take up the slack.
On Thursday, thousands of fast food workers across the nation walked out on their shifts to protest the low wages and lack of union representation in their industry.
Unions lend collective power to workers standing up to the entrenched power of corporations. You have the day off because some people died for your right to not be a slave.
Progressivism, like conservatism, is about regulating our lives. But I'm a liberal; I'm all about liberty, so leave my choices alone
At a time when Republicans are proposing deep cuts to programs like SNAP (food stamps), WalMart heavily supported Republican candidates in the recent election.
The Black Friday Walmart strike is ostensibly the largest organized action against the world's biggest retail store. There's a lot at stake.
Much of the responsibility for Hostess shutting down lies with the company's management and the private equity firm behind them, and yet union workers are the ones bearing the blame.
Mitt Romney played the Grim Reaper of jobs when he told Ohioans a complete falsehood about Chrysler moving Jeep to China and taking Americans job with them.