While Republicans love to falsely claim that tax cuts for the wealthy pay for themselves through increased economic activity, in the case of increasing the minimum wage, it’s actually true.
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.
Angered at talk of raising the minimum wage, Carl's Jr. CEO intends on replacing human workers with machines.
Walmart is leading the nation by announcing it will remove all Confederate flag merchandise from its stores.
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.
Former Congressman Allen West posted an anti-sharia law rant on his web page after seeing a young Walmart cashier was not selling alcohol.
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.
This week a story in Georgia illustrates just how dangerous religious tyranny posing as religious freedom can be to the health of women.
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.
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 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."
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Privatization is stripping powers from electable government, and handing it to the unelectable public - in other words, for profit - sector
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.
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?
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.