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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

On this day in 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City consumes the lives of 146 garment workers; 123 women and 23…

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The Man Who Changed a Culture is Born – MLK Jr.

On this day in 1929, Martin Luther King, Jr. was born to a Baptist minister and his church organist wife in Atlanta, GA. Becoming a…

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Walmart CEO Admits Salespeople Make Less Than 25K A Year

On September 11, 2013, Walmart President and CEO Bill Simon let the world know — via a presentation at the Goldman Sachs 2013 Annual Global…

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Where Are The Unions?

I found this article “The Middle Class Does Better In States With Lots Of Union Members” by Alan Pyke, on thinkprogess.org It states, “The middle…

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A Letter To Those Who Think Democrats And Republicans Are The Same

People who think that there’s no difference between the Democrats and the Republicans are not only ignorant, but they’re a big part of the problem,…

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Christian Principles in Capitalism? Scalia Thinks So.

As reported in the Huffington Post, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had this to say, “While I would not argue that capitalism as an economic…

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