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UPDATE: The Woman Fired In Florida For Being A Democrat

UPDATE: The Woman Fired In Florida For Being A Democrat

Earlier this week, with your help, we started a Twitter/Facebook/Blog campaign to express outrage over Marriott Vacation's Worldwide's decision to fire a long-term employee for being a Democrat. Here’s a refresher and a report on the latest developments.

Study: Racial Wealth Gap Widening

Racial inequality is alive and well. According to a new study, the wealth gap between African-American and white families has tripled in the past quarter century.

Raising The Minimum Wage And The Forces Opposed To It

If anyone needs a break from the typical fare we're treated to on the bobblehead shows on Sundays, check out some of Chris Hayes show from this Saturday. It's rare that this kind of in depth and comprehensive discussion happens, even rarer where

Unemployment Rate Falls To 7.8 Percent, 44-Month Low

The U.S. added 114,000 jobs in September, causing the unemployment rate to slip to 7.8 percent—a figure not seen since January 2009, when President Obama first took office. There were other unexpected nuggets of good news, too: numbers for

Demanding Justice For 'The Milwaukee 12'

In December of last year, twelve union janitors were fired and replaced with nonunion janitors who make poverty wages and receive no affordable benefits. This greedy decision by Wangard Partners is bad for Milwaukee's economy. This is why