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.
Joanna Schroeder wants to talk to you guys about “lady stuff” and why it’s funny (and sometimes not) when guys do it.
After several high profile incidents some NFL players step up with a strong message. — There is no excuse for domestic violence or sexual assault. ♦◊♦ In the last few months the NFL has been[Read More...]
I lost my penis again last week. To be fair, it is that time of year, but it’s always disconcerting nonetheless.
A Nation of Sayrevilles indeed. Michael Kasdan digests the latest high school locker room hazing and abuse incident, this one in Doylestown, PA.
People notice sexism but not enough take action. This video encourages pro-social bystander action to address the determinants of violence against women.
Greedy eyes are gazing at the moon glossed over with the potential of high profits from the next land of conquest.
Can harm be done by not telling a girl she is pretty?
Ebola, although deadly and highly infectious, is not easily transmitted and can be successfully treated, especially if caught early.
“Martin never expected to kill anyone when he was in the war. He had decided ahead of time to leave the killing up to the Marines.” By Sharon Erby
Jenn Fang is sick and tired of Bill O’Reilly’s commitment to the Model Minority myth, and wishes Jon Stewart had challenged the FoxNews star more effectively, and with more nuance.
Poet Lex Beatty shares about his life over the last year. This might be the most profoundly raw piece you will ever read regarding a man’s personal feelings about the journey to himself and his correct gender.
Thomas Fiffer (selfishly) believes that looking out for #1 makes you a better mate.
Historian Louis Venters reexamines the life of a forgotten African-American intellectual and religious leader, and explains why the battle for racial justice is neverending.
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
Using Membership Rewards® from American Express, my family can experience a whole lot of things that might have otherwise been out of reach.
After 1000 punches, 1000 kicks, 500 knees and 500 elbows—every day— Thai Nguyen has an insight or two he’d like to share about fighting.
Jordan Gray was back and forth on whether or not he wanted to have children, so he interviewed 50 fathers to hear what they had to say.
A 12-step guide to surviving infidelity.