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"The CEOs and the big bosses of oil, coal and gas companies that have completely captured our governments and have completely captured this negotiating process." Read more...
Living On Minimum Wage: One Mother's Story
Shaniqua Davis, a fast food worker in New York City, talks about the struggles she faces trying to raise a family on the federally mandated minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. Read more...
After a Black Friday action at Wal-Mart, NYC fast-food workers walk out, challenging a nearly union-free industry Read more...
According to the Organization United for Respect at Walmart, 1,000 protests occurred at Wal-Mart stores across 46 states, with hundreds of workers walking off the job in an unprecedented decentralized, open-source strike at the retail giant. Read more...
For the first time in 50 years of Wal-Mart’s smiley-faced existence, workers have been walking out and attempting to disrupt Wal-Mart’s warp-speed supply chain. Why? Because they want things like ceiling fans when it’s 120 degrees outside. But some billionaires can be SO touchy! Read more...

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Across the country, Walmart employs 1.4 million people. We are not just the Associates that you see in stores, we are moms and dads, sons and daughters, husbands and wives working hard to support our families. Read more...
After walking out of school to protest school closures and conditions, nearly 200 Detroit Public School students were suspended for as much as two weeks, their cell phones confiscated and gone through with phone contacts deleted by police. Read more...
April 5, 1994 - The Battle For Healthcare
April 5, 1994. The Clinton Healthcare plan in trouble. Teamsters threatening strike over freight hauling. Don't Ask Don't Tell in court. Arkansas Razorbacks win NCAA. Darryl Strawberry to rehab. Wall Street heads up. 1,000 Ukrainian Peacekeeping troops to Bosnia. Riot at a Grateful Dead concert in Orlando, Florida. Read more...
You've got to love the kids stepping up like this in support of their teachers. More student protests, this time in Idaho. Idaho Students Stage Walkout to Oppose Teacher Layoffs, Collective Bargaining Curbs: AMY GOODMAN: I want to move now Read more...