Ginger Jentzen announces run for Minneapolis Council seat under Socialist Alternative banner Ginger Jentzen: "After the fight for the $15 minimum wage and with the Trump Administration, it’s incredibly important that we have real fighters for working class people." These are the sort of candidates that a political revolution needs. Independent of both political parties like Bernie and taking no corporate or special interest money.
'For the Craftivist Collective, art can be a powerful means to heal our collective wounds and embroidery is often their nuclear option. They bring craft and activism to unite people through creativity, partnering with charities to take on big corporate interests, like Marks and Spencer’s who they convinced to pay its employees a living wage.' How craft can create radical social change:
The ACLU just announced it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to see any and all information relating to our orange-overlord. That’s why we’re stepping in now, using FOIA — one of America’s most critical guarantors of...
Some things in economics ought to be reliably predictable, year after year. Wage restraint in Germany is one. Economic misery in Argentina is another. Hard-nosed tax officers are almost as certain as tax (and death) itself. But 2017 is shaping up to be a year in which many economic conventions are turned upside down. There are three particular trends to look out for.First, the slow-burning effects of negative interest rates across much of western Europe and Japan will start to influence…
4. GET THEM TALKING ABOUT MONEY When it comes to yearly wages, retirement savings and general financial comfort, women are still lagging behind their male counterparts. One way to combat this? Get your daughter interested early in money and its inherent value. This can be as overt as giving a 6-year-old a weekly allowance and encouraging her to save for something she wants, or as subliminal as talking openly at the dinner table about your own saving and spending habits.
Amazon’s Takeover Of The Economy Is The Real Threat To American Jobs | The Huffington Post | The company’s low-wage, precarious labor model threatens the jobs of nearly 1 million unionized, middle-income workers at UPS and the U.S. Postal Service[...] researchers also offer up interesting analysis about how Amazon relies on local tax subsidies to fuel its growth. The company has gotten at least $613 million in subsidies since 2005, according to the report.
tobacco, coal, oil, chemicals and biotech companies have poured billions of dollars into an international misinformation machine composed of thinktanks, bloggers and fake citizens’ groups. Its purpose is to portray the interests of billionaires as the interests of the common people, to wage war against trade unions and beat down attempts to regulate business and tax the very rich.