Raise the Sub-Minimum Wage

Raise the Sub-Minimum Wage

As the fast food workers’ minimum wage campaign gains momentum, another group of workers is expanding the fight to address one of the least-known economic outrages. You may not realize it, but the measly $7.25 an hour McDonald’s and other fast-food giants...
The Fake Thing

The Fake Thing

New rule (as Bill Maher would say): If you make billions of dollars a year selling unhealthy food, you don’t get to tell us to work out. It was one thing when Cookie Monster began telling kids to eat vegetables. Cookie Monster doesn’t earn a living by...
Waiting for Wendy’s

Waiting for Wendy’s

Don’t eat at Wendy’s this week. Across the country, people are picketing restaurants, calling corporate offices, and signing petitions against the fast food chain through August 11. What’s this Week of Action against Wendy’s about? For years,...
Size Matters

Size Matters

They’re found in M&Ms, Dunkin’ Donuts, Jell-O pudding, and even Pop-Tarts. Scientists don’t know if they’re safe to eat. The government doesn’t regulate these things. Even food manufacturers often don’t know this technology is...
McFinancial Planning

McFinancial Planning

At last, a fast food giant that gives a damn about the economic hardships low-wage workers face. Not only does McDonald’s care, but, by golly, the good executives who sit atop the Golden Arches are goosing-up the meager $8.25 an hour that their workers have been...
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