Demanding ‘What We Need To Survive,’ Workers Descend On McDonald’s Shareholders Meeting

Demanding ‘What We Need To Survive,’ Workers Descend On McDonald’s Shareholders Meeting

Workers descend on McDonald’s shareholders meeting on Thursday, demanding living wages. As McDonald’s holds its annual meeting on Thursday, low wage workers—buoyed by successes from the “unstoppable” Fight for $15 movement—are confronting the burger giant and again demand a decent wage and union rights. On Wednesday, in addition to a mid-day strike at the flagship […]

Watch Brad Paisley Sing About Transgender Bathroom Laws – ‘ They’re Checking For …’

Brad Paisley has something to say about transgender bathroom laws. Country music legend Brad Paisley sang a song about North Carolina’s controversial transgender bathroom law Tuesday night. Paisley pulled out a guitar on Tuesday while appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live and belted out a a re-worked version of Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By Your Man.” “Sometimes […]

Jimmy Carter Blasts Trump For ‘Violation Of Basic Human Rights’

Jimmy Carter Blasts Trump For ‘Violation Of Basic Human Rights’

Jimmy Carter has some harsh words for Donald Trump. Former President Jimmy Carter told The New York Times on Monday that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has committed “a violation of basic human rights” and has “tapped a waiting reservoir there of inherent racism.“ As The New York Times reports: In an interview on […]

Cops Injured, Protesters Break Through Barriers And Smash Door At Trump Rally – Video

Cops Injured, Protesters Break Through Barriers And Smash Door At Trump Rally – Video

Protesters throw rocks at police officers at a Trump rally in Albuquerque. Protesters lit fires, broke through barriers, smashed a door and threw rocks at Albuquerque police officers at a Tuesday night campaign rally for Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. NBC News reports that “at around 8 p.m., protesters opposed to the presumptive […]

Ronald Reagan’s Racially Motivated Speeches And Tax Cuts (Video)

Ronald Reagan’s Racially Motivated Speeches And Tax Cuts (Video)

This video clip  recalls how Ronald Reagan – “the great communicator” – used racial tensions. In this interview with Bill Moyers, Ian Haney López discusses how Ronald Reagan used “racial tensions to sway middle-class white Americans to vote for policies not in their self-interest.” As reported by Moyers & Co., “In Dog Whistle Politics, author […]

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