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Dunkin' Donuts Worker's Death Reveals The True Cost Of Our Low-Wage, Part-Time Economy
Business  (tags: economy, working poor, low-wage, multiple jobs, & shifts, minimum wage, poverty, retail, service, Maria Fernandes death, Debra Harrell arrest, , 20M low-wage earners:, 2/3 women, living wage )

LucyKalei
- 20 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
NJ woman, 32, died in a car park this wk catching a few hrs sleep between (4) jobs, chilling reminder of the struggle low-wage workers, esp women, face in absence of a living wage, cobbling together a patchwork of low-wage jobs with unreliable schedules
Tell Congress: Protect Workers' Right To Organize
Society & Culture  (tags: Workers Rights, Petition, National Labor Relations Act, Unions, grievances )

Dandelion
- 20 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Currently, if workers R discriminated against 4 trying 2 form a union, they have very limited legal options under the National Labor Relations Act. Workers can file grievances, the slow process leaves to many without pay doesn't hold employers accountable
The Rise In Tension Between The Very Affluent And The Exceptionally Rich May Help The Progressive Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: Affluent, Exceptionally Rich, Poor, Long Island, Age of Reform, Progressive Movement, economic gap, not in balance, helicopters, middle finger, NY )

Dandelion
- 20 days ago - mobile.nytimes.com
The undermining of status radicalized the formerly complacent, and class politics took shape because one segment of the population had so much money that the merely respectable could now identify with the actually poor.
The Strange History of the North American Arctic
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 24 days ago - news.sciencemag.org
Archaeologists mapping ancient cultures in the North American Arctic--a region spanning present-day Greenland--have long puzzled over how different cultures relate to one another. Now, an unprecedented large-scale genomics study has traced many such culture
'Pristine' Mammoth Skeleton Unearthed In Texas
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, unearthed, Mammoth, skeleton, ancient, archaeology, discovery, history )

Darren
- 24 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Marty McEwen was digging in the dirt on his dad's North Texas property in May when the excavator suddenly hit something. That something turned out to be a six-foot tusk -- of a mammoth that had walked the earth tens of thousands of years ago.
Hero Pit Bull Saves Boy From Bee Swarm
Offbeat  (tags: pit bull, boy, bee swarm, attacked, swarm of bees, Oregon, children, dogs, humans, pets, protection, safety )

Lone
- 24 days ago - abc7.com
A family's pit bull is being called a hero for dragging a little boy to safety after he was attacked by a swarm of bees near his Oregon home.
Praise Coffee Shop for Solely Hiring Homeless Employees
World  (tags: world, GoodNews, Thank ACTION, hiring the homelesshumanrights )

Rose
- 28 days ago - forcechange.com
et: Owners of Redtail Coffee, Seth and Kelly Kelley Goal: Thank coffee shop owners for their program to hire only homeless employees Seth and Kelly Kelley, owners of Redtail Coffee in Fort Collins, Colorado are helping the homeles
Recalled Nut Butter List
Health & Wellness  (tags: Whole Foods, recall, nut butter recall, Trader Joe's, Arrowhead Mills, salmonella, nSPIRED Natural Foods )

Nancy
- 28 days ago - fda.gov
nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters (listed below) packaged in glass and plastic jars because they
Drivers Injured at Erez Crossing Were Ferrying Wounded 'Palestinians' Into Israel for Medical Treatment
Health & Wellness  (tags: Erez crossing, Gaza, Hamas, IDF, Israeli Arab, Israeli medical care, mortar shells, Operation Protective Edge )

David
- 28 days ago - israelmatzav.blogspot.co.il
The three Israeli Arab drivers who were wounded in the Hamas mortar attack on the Erez crossing were ferrying Palestinians from Gaza to Israeli hospitals for medical treatment. One, suffering from cancer, was being transfered to a hospital in Jerusalem.
How the Ultra-Rich .01% Have Sucked Up Even More of America's Wealth Than You Think
Business  (tags: society, law, money, law, lies, politics, class warfare, inequality, economy, dishonesty, corporate )

Cal
- 30 days ago - alternet.org
An extensive analysis of economic conditions and government policy reveals that the need for significant systemic change is now a mathematical fact. Corruption, greed and economic inequality have reached a peak tipping point.
 
 
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