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Me, Ohio Governor John Kasich And His Need To Shame The Poor
In this supposed Land of Liberty, who is John Kasich to call me lazy and dictate what I should do with my time and my life? Are the poor lazy or is John Kasich a modern-day slave holder with the state of Ohio as his plantation? 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...
Tianna Gaines-Turner wants Congress to just ask a few SNAP beneficiaries to sit at the table before cutting benefits, especially compared to their perks. Read more...
In America, people who work hard should be able to afford basic necessities like groceries, rent, childcare and transportation. While fast food corporations reap the benefits of record profits, workers earn $7.25/hr and are barely getting Read more...