To Whom is Trump Listening? Not American Workers or Corporations

Despite the fact that Donald Trump wooed disgruntled working-class Americans with promises to protect and even create well-paying jobs, it’s not hard to see that these promises were empty and that he’s been no advocate for the American worker.

CEO To Replace Workers With Machines Over Talk of Minimum Wage Hike

Angered at talk of raising the minimum wage, Carl's Jr. CEO intends on replacing human workers with machines.

Walmart Becomes The First Store To Remove All Confederate Flag Merchandise

Walmart is leading the nation by announcing it will remove all Confederate flag merchandise from its stores.

Bombshell Report Finds Walmart Is Hiding Billions Of Dollars To Avoid Paying US Taxes

A new report from Americans For Tax Fairness uncovered Walmart's vast network of international subsidiaries that Walmart is using to hide $76 billion in order to avoid paying taxes in the United States.

Allen West Claims Underage Walmart Cashier Not Selling Alcohol Is Sharia Law

Former Congressman Allen West posted an anti-sharia law rant on his web page after seeing a young Walmart cashier was not selling alcohol.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Orders State Militia To Monitor the U.S. Military

Instead of ignoring the paranoid Texans, or telling them to grow up, Texas Governor Greg Abbott incited more distrust by ordering a Texas militia to keep the real U.S. military under a watchful eye to prevent any violations of the Constitution and Texans' liberties.

Religious Freedom Law Endangered The Health of a Georgia Woman

This week a story in Georgia illustrates just how dangerous religious tyranny posing as religious freedom can be to the health of women.

New Report: Taxpayers Subsidize $153.8 Billion In Corporate Profits Due To Low Wages

If American taxpayers realized their largesse was going to those who need it least, highly-profitable corporations, they would likely put an end to their generous ways in a heartbeat.

Religious Right Leaders Threaten to “Rise Up” If they Don’t Get to Persecute Gays

Since the RFRA was revised, the Religious Right has gone full-tilt crazy with threats to "rise up" against their left-wing oppressors

Hillary Clinton Slams Arkansas Religious Freedom Bill Saying It Would Permit Discrimination

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Hillary Clinton urged the Arkansas Governor to veto a "religious freedom" bill that is similar to Indiana's, saying, it "would permit unfair discrimination against #LGBT Americans. I urge Governor to veto."

According to Republicans The 114th Koch Congress Is Focused On Koch Priorities

Republicans are beginning the 114th Congress with the mindset that "nothing is going to get in the way of our team's focus on the Koch brothers' priorities" in quickly passing two bills the Koch brothers demand be acted on.

Judge Rules America’s Fastest Growing Industry Is Exempt From Minimum Wage Law

While the Labor Department's rule change was meant to protect worker's rights, the Judge protected Home Care Associates, the International Franchise Association, and the National Association for Home Care & Hospice rights to make bigger profits. The rapidly-growing industry's leaders convinced the judge that paying the minimum wage, and the outrageous idea of overtime pay, was an abomination and would have a "destabilizing impact" on the nation's fastest-growing industry.

Republicans Are The Ultimate Takers Who Only Want To Give To The Wealthy That They Serve

Even if some Americans do grasp the concept of Republicans as the ultimate takers, they likely fail to comprehend that the GOP are ultimately monumental givers; it is that spirit of generosity that drives their habit of robbing the people.

Nondisparagement Clauses and the Path to GOP Corporatist Tyranny

If our elected government is replaced by a board of directors, is it far-fetched to think corporate nondisparagement clauses might trump our freedom of speech?

Ferguson Protesters Take It To The Next Level By Shutting Down Multiple Local Walmarts

Ferguson October, a weekend long series of events held in the St. Louis area to protest against police violence and racial disparity, officially wrapped up Monday with a number of seemingly spontaneous protests across a number of locations in the metropolitan area.

GOP Privatization Would Substitute an Un-Electable Board of Directors for Democracy

Privatization is stripping powers from electable government, and handing it to the unelectable public - in other words, for profit - sector

Always Evil Walmart Increases Profits While Cutting Employee Benefits

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.

How Much Would You Pay for the Good Society? Where the Income Inequality Debate Can Take Us

If we were able to ask the average American if s/he would be willing to pay $12.50 annually so that thousands upon thousands of people who work for a living might stand a chance of meeting their basic needs, I wonder how s/he would respond?

In The Wake Of Yet Another Mass Shooting, Gun Control Is More Important Than Ever

As the media circus comes to a close and the blood-stained sidewalk is washed away by the community to hide the horror, the families and friends of the dead and injured are pondering why.

John Boehner Would Rather Commit Suicide Than Raise The Minimum Wage

For Speaker of the House John Boehner, it is the prospect of the government attempting to improve the economic situation of underpaid workers that drives him to consider suicide.