Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: workers rights

Why your Chipotle burrito costs more

Instead of complaining about a so-called “labor shortage,” Republicans ought to be complaining about the shortage of jobs paying a living wage.

Workers matter and government works: Eight lessons from the pandemic

Here are some lessons we’ve learned from it.

Fossil fuel companies got $8.2 billion in tax bailouts—then fired over...

BailoutWatch highlights four companies that got tax windfalls but still fired workers.

Envision or perish—why we must start imagining the world we want...

“Where there is no vision, the people perish.”

A Green New Deal for workers

"It puts forward the types of changes needed to give workers a fair deal in the United States."

Trump’s worst attacks on workers

So whose side is Trump really on?

Monopoly mayhem: Corporations win, workers lose

Big corporations have become so dominant that workers and consumers have fewer options and have to accept the wages and prices these giant corporations offer.

Bernie demands federal COVID-19 protections for airline employees

“We must put the safety of passengers and workers ahead of corporate profits.”

Americans have been bilked out of billions during the pandemic from...

Unless America addresses runaway income inequality and begins protecting the most vulnerable in society, the next pandemic will hit the nation even harder.

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Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”