What Costco has to teach the 99-percenters who think they’re Republicans

It’s not complicated. Every retailer, restaurant, and corporation in America can do what Costco is doing, but they don’t. Why is that? I think it’s because the people who own and run these businesses refuse to look beyond next quarter’s financial statements. Their thought processes, their vision, and their values don’t include ways to share … More What Costco has to teach the 99-percenters who think they’re Republicans

Note to poor and middle class conservatives: You have it wrong. You should join the #FightFor15

Instead of suggesting that the fast food or retail or any other worker would be OVERPAID at 15, why aren’t EMTs, tree climbers, and construction laborers protesting WITH their fellow UNDERPAID workers? Someone I know from central PA is making that case against fast food workers. It’s the same strange and illogical argument I’m seeing … More Note to poor and middle class conservatives: You have it wrong. You should join the #FightFor15

You Try Living on Minimum Wage #StrikeFastFood #HomeCare15 #15AndAUnion

I stand with them. All of them. We all should. Now, I don’t eat fast food, so I honestly don’t care if the price of a Big Mac goes up. I do, however, care about my fellow citizens outside the wealthy 2-percenters. I also care a great deal about the quality of home care my … More You Try Living on Minimum Wage #StrikeFastFood #HomeCare15 #15AndAUnion

Celebrate Labor on Labor Day – YouTube

Published on Aug 29, 2013 Robert Reich, the Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration and the subject of the upcoming documentary “Inequality for All,” shares a Labor Day message about how we can do better by workers. In the video, he announces a petition campaign to pressure McDonald’s’ and Walmart’s CEOs to pay their … More Celebrate Labor on Labor Day – YouTube