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2 hrs ago | Common Dreams
McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's workers among those to walk off their jobs as movement continues to grow; home care workers join as movement spreads to new industry "All across the country right now there's a national movement going on made up of fast-food workers organizing to lift wages so they can provide for their families with pride and ... (more)
6 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
The stars of North Carolina's Moral Mondays movement took the stage Monday at Charlotte's Marshall Park to condemn the state's record on voter suppression and racial profiling, and urge the community to organize and turn out at the polls this November.
This Labor Day, there's an unlikely workers' victory to celebrate. Late last week, employees of Market Basket, a New England grocery store chain, ended a successful two-month strike and consumer boycott not for a contract or higher wage, but to reinstate their beloved fired CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.
Anti-government protesters in Pakistan were met with tear gas and rubber bullets as they entered Parliament grounds in Islamabad on Sunday to demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation.
Two friends were injured Sunday afternoon at Shoot Straight, a Casselberry, Florida, gun range, when one tried to unjam a 9 mm semi-automatic handgun and wound up shooting himself in the finger and his friend in the thigh.
This weekend's revelation that dozens of celebrities and famous personalities were victims of a targeted hacking aimed at exposing private, sexually suggestive photos has reopened the conversation about online security and privacy.
As high-level talks took place in the city of Minsk, Belarus on Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on the convening parties to agree to an immediate cease fire between the Ukraine Army and rebel forces still holding ground in Luhansk, Donetsk, and elsewhere.
Calling the bottom of a river a "bed" is a metaphor. Imagine the river restlessly sleeping on its muddy mattress.
It is disturbing, to say the least, to hear that an American was killed fighting for ISIS , and that, depending on which estimate one reads, anywhere from a few dozen to three hundred Americans may have likewise joined up.
NBC fitness expert Jeff Halevy is more than just a fitness expert. He's also a hard-core supporter of Israel, a racist, and a rabid right wing guy.
Six and a half years later and another term into the Obama Administration, however, things have finally moved forward.
Over twenty years ago, Pat Palmer, in her own words, "stumbled upon a $400 overcharge in a bill my father received for a routine medical procedure."
It's Labor Day weekend, the schools have been in session about a week, and the disgruntled voices of a minority drone on.
This diary is a follow up to Laura Clawson's great Front Page piece . I just wanted to add a few things and I had more than a comment could hold.
Animal Nuz appears on Saturdays at 11am ET on the Recent Diaries list, then at 8pm ET on the Front Page, only on Daily Kos .
One of the classic strategies for politicians caught saying embarrassing things is to use the old "there's nothing to see here, keep moving" ploy.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:39 am
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