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6 Things We Need To Fix Now, To Truly Honor Labor Day

6 Things We Need To Fix Now, To Truly Honor Labor Day

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Image: Labor Day, circa 1900, Buffalo NY via Wikimedia Commons license Labor Day began during a time when people in the United States were working 12-hour days, seven days a week to survive. (Sound familiar?) Children were working, too – some as young as 5 and 6 years old […]

Newspaper Asks Ridiculous Question About Diamonds – The Internet Answers Back Appropriately

Newspaper Asks Ridiculous Question About Diamonds – The Internet Answers Back Appropriately

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Newspaper owned by super rich people asks why the little people aren’t buying more gems. The Economist, a weekly newspaper owned by the Economist Group and a staple news source since 1843, asked a question the other day that should force it to change its name and the […]

Pope Calls Corporations ‘Bloodsuckers’ For Exploiting Workers

Pope Calls Corporations ‘Bloodsuckers’ For Exploiting Workers

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The pope delivered a mass this week in which he called corporations “bloodsuckers” for how they treat and exploit their workers. In case you were looking for another reason to love Pope Francis, one of his recent masses might give you one. Of course, if you’re a Republican […]

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