Seems that too few of us stop to realize that people – you know, human beings – who do some of the most essential jobs to life itself – harvesting our food, placing it on shelves in stores, or preparing and serving it to us in restaurants – are some of the lowest paid people … More Minimum wage, living wage, and the moral questions their opponents can’t answer
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
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
News flash: The Republicans are still doing everything they can to self-destruct and to take the middle class, the working poor, and the poor with them. Oh, and they’re taking those Americans who have been completely duped by their message and their ideology with them, too. Democrats Assail G.O.P. After Filibuster of Proposal to Raise … More A Debate About Minimum Wage: Who Are We Kidding?
Making Change at Walmart has created a summer program for students to do something about economic injustices, what Robert Reich calls, “the civil rights struggle of our time.” Sign up is at http://makingchangeatwalmart.org/summer-for-respect/ Here’s what Reich posted about it to his Facebook page today DEPARTMENT OF ACTIVISM. Fifty years ago, in the summer of 1964, students … More .@ChangeWalmart’s #SummerForRespect