Thursday, July 31, 2014

Women Over Represented In Low-Wage Workforce

Women Over Represented In Low-Wage Workforce

Quote of the Day, July 30th, 2014, excerpted from “Underpaid & Overloaded: Women in Low Wage Jobs” published by the National Women’s Law Center  Over the past four decades, women’s work experience and educational attainment have increased dramatically.  Although women have better credentials than ever before, the job and income prospects for many are bleak. Women make up two-thirds of the nearly 20 million workers in low-wage jobs—defined in this report as jobs that typically pay $10.10 per hour or less—although they make up slightly less than half of the workforc...

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Something we can all get behind: Subsidized Jobs

Something we can all get behind: Subsidized Jobs

“How can we get more low-income adults into jobs, so they can better support their families and move up the economic ladder? … One approach to achieving this goal is through supporting subsidized jobs.” – Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA) This idea was a frequent refrain—repeated yesterday by Republicans and Democrats alike—at a hearing convened by […]...

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ALEC's Jeffersonian Project Pushes to Amend U.S. Constitution

ALEC's Jeffersonian Project Pushes to Amend U.S. Constitution

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Failure to Heed Concerns of Workers Playing Role in Walmart’s Poor Sales

Failure to Heed Concerns of Workers Playing Role in Walmart’s Poor Sales

Recently, some Wall Street analysts have predicted that big box stores like Walmart will meet their demise. Why? Not only are customers turning increasingly to online retailers or smaller, more convenient stores—which cut into the market share of big box retailers—but also because business practices like those of Walmart continually disregard the well-being of their […]...

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Where are our Political Leaders Receiving all of their Money From?

Where are our Political Leaders Receiving all of their Money From?

By Margaret Elkis July 28, 2014
Have you ever stopped to wonder where and how politicians are acquiring these funds? ...

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Colleges are full of it: Behind the three-decade scheme to raise tuition, bankrupt generations, and hypnotize the media

Colleges are full of it: Behind the three-decade scheme to raise tuition, bankrupt generations, and hypnotize the media

Tuition is up 1,200 percent in 30 years. Here’s why you’re unemployed, crushed by debt — and no one is helping THOMAS FRANK The price of a year at college has increased by more than 1,200 percent over the last 30 years, far outpacing any other price the government tracks: food, housing, cars, gasoline, TVs, you name […]...

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

We No Longer Control Our Own Country! Unknown To Most Americans, the WTO Now Rules Us!

We No Longer Control Our Own Country! Unknown To Most Americans, the WTO Now Rules Us!

We no longer control our own country! This is not an idle statement or a joke and few people, even our legislators, are aware of it. We are now controlled by the WTO – Here is how: We are controlled to a great extent by the WTO. It is a biased undemocratic organization of 153...

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