From Public Citizen
Taylor Swift takes a public opinion on Tennessee politics.
I am not huge fan of celebrities preaching politics. However I do admire someone who will risk their brand and profits to speak out on important issues.
People need to stop clamming Kavanaugh has been “indicted by the public” or he’s been “found guilty with no evidence”. He hasn’t been found guilty or indicted by anyone. His character, or lack of, has been exposed during a public vetting for a public job
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.
Public universities used to be virtually free, now they routinely cost $20,000 per year. This is what happens when society doesn’t invest in education or it’s people any more.
Conservative billionaires like the Koch Bros and Betsy DeVos are trying to convince public employees to destroy their own unions. Why? Because these billionaires make higher profits when labor is cheap. The Kochs and DeVos have no sense of patriotism or care for people that work for a living
Starting this past August 1st Janus joins a network of right-wing think tanks that are using websites filled with misleading statements to try to convince public sector workers to drop their union affiliation.
It’s not the workers costing taxpayers, it’s the greedy employer, Walmart, that refuses to pay people enough to survive!
Walmart’s low-wage workers cost U.S. taxpayers an estimated $6.2 billion in public assistance including food stamps, Medicaid and subsidized housing, according to a report published to coincide with Tax Day, April 15.