November 23, 2015

Take the Walmart Pledge

Walmart can afford to do right by its workers, and we’re ready to take serious action to ensure that it does. So take the pledge: I will not step foot inside a Walmart until it has met the demands of the people who make its billions: a minimum wage of $15/hour and access to fulltime hours.


October 9, 2015

5 Alternatives to Celebrating Columbus on Columbus Day

Criticism of Columbus Day is nearly as old as the holiday itself (early objections were linked to anti-immigrant, anti-Catholic sentiments), but in the last few decades the criticism has finally entered the mainstream. Christopher Columbus’ “discovery” of land that was already inhabited led directly to the enslavement and death of hundreds of indigenous Arawak people,… Read more »

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