Tag: labor

TrumpCare 2.0: Shut Up And Eat It! Wonkagenda For Tues., March 21, 2017

The House unveils TrumpCare 2.0, Jeff Sessions tries to scare sanctuary cities, and Tomi Laharen gets hit with the ban hammer! Your morning news brief!

Carrier Can’t Wait To Replace All Those Jobs Trump ‘Saved’ With Good Old American Robots

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The Ludlow Massacre -- now THAT's worth a holiday

We Bet Allen West Would Still Like Labor Day To Honor Robber Barons And Scabs

It's another Labor Day blast from the past, as Allen West remembers how nice labor was before unions messed everything up.
I eat poop.

Remember When Eric Cantor Honored America’s Unsung Managerial Class on Labor Day?

From Eric Cantor, a reminder of Labor Days past, when hard-working entrepreneurs exploited workers as God intended.

Your Senate Sunday: Oregon’s Ron Wyden Probably Not In Much Danger From ‘Blah Blah Blah’ Dude

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden probably won't have to worry about losing his seat to a perennial Oregon candidate who's most famous for storming out of a candidate forum.

Fox Doc Keith Ablow Being A Jerk To All The Lazy, Potted-Up Millennials. That Is Wonkette’s Job!

Snotnosed Millennial brat thinks "Dr." Keith Ablow is not even the boss of him, whatever.
Viva sandino!

Raise Less Corn, More Hell

Everything your mother should have taught you, and that mine did. Happy Mother's Day, sweetlings!
Bringin' back the good old days

Scott Walker Revives Campaign With Promise To Bring Back Sweatshops

Scott Walker -- described, in an edition of the Encyclopedia Galactica that conveniently fell through a rift in the time-space continuum from 1000 years in the future, as "a mindless jerk who was first against the wall when the revolution came" -- has a...
You should be dancin' dancin' DANCIN'!

That Time House Majority Loser Eric Cantor Honored America’s Unsung Managerial Class On Labor Day

The Republican Party loves Labor Day so much that it's gone and created a whole new special double version of it, on the same day. This one, however, celebrates the historical enemy of organized labor, the Noble Small Businessman....
Fancy ain't free

Nice Time! New York Gov To Save Manicurists From Your Spa, We Mean ‘Sweatshop’

Do you live in New York and love getting your nails did, but for real cheap, like $10.50? Sure, it's SUPER awesome that you can pay practically nothing for someone else to spend an hour scraping off your callouses...
Yes, it's 'shopped

Scott Walker Signs ‘Right To Work’ Law So Wisconsin Can Have Fewer Rights At Work

Scott Walker signed a "Right To Work" bill into law Monday, ensuring that employees won't have to submit to oppressive union membership, higher wages, safer workplaces, and job security anymore. Wisconsin is now the 25th state with a right-to-work...
Suddenly that gas price no longer indicates how old this photo is!

Struggling Mom And Pop Business ‘McDonald’s’ To Pay SXSW Performers In ‘Exposure’

You sort of have to admire the corporate overlords at McDonald's (no you don't) for their capacity to act like evil geniuses -- for their great big sponsored pavilion at the annual SXSW music and film fest in Austin,...
That bridge sucked anyway.

If Kansas Jumped Off A Bridge, Would Other States Do It Too? Apparently Yes!

You may be familiar with the state of Kansas, where Governor Sam Brownback and the ruling GOP have conducted what Brownback has called a "great experiment" in conservative economics. They've radically slashed income taxes, especially for top earners, on...
Oh, there's that, too.

Jimmy Johns Is Evil. We Mean More Evil.

Nobody's especially surprised to learn that working fast food is, at most places, pretty freaking awful. Low wages, no job security, no benefits, not enough hours, no union, terrible bosses, and all the job satisfaction of working a food...