New nationwide poll: More than 2 in 3 Americans say public school teachers are underpaid, and 73 percent say they’d support public-school teachers in their community if they went on strike for higher pay.
But the same poll found that American confidence in teachers is at a low point.
6 conglomerates control 90% of the media in America.
2 tech companies control the majority of information flow through society.
How can we possibly think freedom of the press or information can exist in such a system?
I always laugh when people pretend California is some left wing bastion
Inmate firefighters are putting their lives on the line to put out California’s wildfires for $2 a day.
Amazon Worker Reveals Warehouse Conditions: ‘My first week there 2 people collapsed from dehydration’
“My first week there 2 people collapsed from dehydration. It’s so common place to see someone collapse that nobody is even shocked anymore. You’ll just hear a manager complain that he has to do some report now, while a couple of new people try to help the guy (veterans won’t risk helping because it drips rate). No sitting allowed, and there’s nowhere to sit anywhere except the break rooms. Before the robots (they call them kivas), pickers would regularly walk 10-15 miles a day, now it’s just stand for 10-12 hours a day.”
Amazon Worker Reveals Warehouse Conditions: ‘My first week there 2 people collapsed from dehydration’ Details Created: Wednesday, 18 April 2018 17:06 By Sahid FawazAmazon made headlines this week when news surfaced that workers are urinating in bottles to avoid being fired.In response to the story,….
The disaster in Houston stems from a legacy of pollution and under regulation.
The original oil boom in the US began in Houston. Carbon pollution from extractive institutes created the super charged storm that decimated the city.
Lax zoning regulations and developers running rough shod over basic building standards created a situation with inadequate drainage and water retention. The boomburg mentality of “build everywhere” came at the price of no open land to absorb water and no natural estuaries to collect
Houston is a man made disaster. Now the thousands of chemical conglomerates will spew pollution into the air and water in the chaos.
Chevron Phillips Chemical reported that it released more than 745,000 pounds of contaminants into the air as it shut down its plant in Baytown, Texas.
1 Vice President Mike Pence (R)
2 Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan (R)
3 President pro tempore of the Senate Orrin Hatch (R)
4 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R)
5 Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin (R)
6 Secretary of Defense James Mattis (I)
7 Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R)
8 Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (R)
9 Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue (R)
10 Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross (R)
11 Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta (R)
12 Secretary of Health&Human Services Tom Price (R)
13 Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson (R)
– Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao (R)[a] note: not born in America
14 Secretary of Energy Rick Perry (R)
15 Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos (R)
16 Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin (I)
17 Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly (I)
There are still decent people in this country. Let’s not forget that
“Instead, the now 98-year-old Chicagoan donated the stock to the Illinois Audubon Society, which is using it to help establish a nearly 400-acre wildlife refuge near Dixon and Amboy that will be dedicated in his name Sunday.”
Nearly 70 years ago, Russ Gremel bought about $1,000 of Walgreens stock. By last year, it was worth millions; he donated it to the Illinois Audubon Society.
Trump is going to bankrupt our country while making him self extremely wealthy. Just like his casinos…
Literally the largest and stupidest arithmetic mistake in the history of the federal budget.