The myth of “American Opportunity” versus the reality of extreme economic imbalance in the USA.
Forget about raising the minimum wage. In Rand Paul’s mind, the real solution to putting more money in the pockets of everyday Americans is to give them ‘lower wages.’
Charles Ellison has had enough of the “dissatisfaction poll”. He wants to see results of an “anger poll”.
A higher minimum wage will mean more money in the pockets of workers which builds a thriving economy.
Congress hasn’t budged on raising the minimum wage, but that doesn’t mean workers aren’t getting pay increases.
Raising the minimum wage, far from being a comprehensive solution, is at best a temporary fix to a much more fundamental problem.
While Republicans have been busy the past 4 years in the US House of Representatives, state governments have been busy drafting legislation that would raise the minimum wage above the Federal minimum of $7.25.
A new analysis points out that a raise in the minimum wage would boost the economy and provide relief for the the working poor.
Professor Warren Blumenfeld believes we aren’t challenging inequity nearly enough. Here’s his call for us to do so.
According to the New York Times, fast food workers are planning a one day strike in 100 cities on Thursday to demand a raise in pay.
This heartbreaking text exchange with an emotionally abusive partner will feel all too familiar to anyone in a relationship characterized by domination and control.
“Sleepy Hollow” star Orlando Jones co-opts the Ice Bucket Challenge to reverse the hate resulting from Ferguson.
Justin Cascio looks at one of the most prevalent neologisms to emerge from social media, and how it works in social justice writing.
Watch this soldier surprise his family as they’re making a video to send to him in Afghanistan.
A speech given at Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852
The new family-friendly Scooby Doo movie, “Frankencreepy,” curses Daphne by making her fat. What kind of message does that send to our kids?
The Off Parent goes off on his challenge of dealing with a difficult ex. While not all divorces are like this, some men will surely relate.
Randall Horton reflects on his own experiences with grief, and wonders why being a man is to be sentenced to a life bereft of emotional support?
13 year old Xavier believes a continued culture kindness as a part of daily life can help with violence in adults
Mark Sherman recounts his struggle with finding relief in public places.
James Fell describes a bout with a pretty plagiarizer.
It’s probably not what you think. Chris Anderson explains, and compels us to take action.
Allan Mott quickly discovered that the average middle-of-the-night customer at a sex shop isn’t a creep, but just a normal lonely guy.
You’ve heard it before, but here’s how to use the power of words to make it more effective. Because the last thing you need is another monkey on your back.
Charles J. Orlando points out the flaws in a popular movie genre.
Emotions don’t respond to pain the way the body does. Understanding that can prevent a ton of heartache.
Seth Trent explains how the suburban fantasy is moving aside to allow for a different definition of success.
There you see right above the couch a large framed portrait of the 40th president of the United States.