ICYMI: The real welfare queens aren’t single mothers, poverty is making people…sick? (NO KIDDING!), gender equality is a myth & a bunch more.

Yuppies Watching Documentaries– The gist of it: these people watched A Place at the Table and were motivated to help so they founded Groceryships, an organization that gets groceries to people who need them. How a Chicago Mom Liberated a Foreclosed Home and Got Her Four Kids Off the Streets -“Evicted from her childhood home when Cabrini Green…

▶ Largest Fast Food Strike Ever in U.S. | Resistance Report segment

▶ Largest Fast Food Strike Ever in U.S. | Resistance Report segment | Acronym TV – YouTube As Salon first reported, the fast food effort went public last November, with a strike by about 200 employees of various chains in New York City. Over the past four months, that walkout has been followed by similar…

What Money Does To People

People with more money take candy from children. That’s it. I don’t ever want to be rich. I don’t wanna be a meany pants.   Really,though…this is fascinating. When people complain that members of Congress should all have to live on minimum wage and food stamps (at the same time), there might be a grain…

The McBudget

This is a sample budget given to McDonald’s workers . McDonald’s is openly saying, “You are going to have to get a second job.” At least they are recognizing how impossible it is to live on minimum wage in the U.S. That’s where the realism ends. $600 for rent? I live in an itty-bitty small town…