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Restaurant workers deserve a fair wage

Restaurant workers deserve ONE FAIR WAGE – not slave era exploitation

Many restaurant workers earn just $2.13/hour! Is it any surprise that thousands are quitting? How does this legacy of slavery survive? How do restaurant owners lobby to underpay their workers while making gazillions? Which states pay restaurant workers the least? What is a ‘tip credit’ and how is it used to exploit workers? How much …

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Republicans make a joke of the Supreme Court as they cling to power by denying women and voters their rights

Insider’s guide to the Supreme Court in pictures

The Supreme Court was an honorable institution, till Republicans politicized it into a joke. Cartoons are now the best way to explain how it works. How to steal Supreme Court seats and pack them with your nominees How to dodge questions during confirmation hearings How to ignore legal precedents and do whatever you want How …

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Republican packed Supreme Court uses Shadow Docket to deny Americans their rights

SHADOW DOCKET: Republican packed Supreme Court quietly steals your rights.

Important decisions about Americans’ right to vote and control over their own bodies demands discussion and transparency. Not the Shadow Docket. “The conservative justices are scrapping Americans’ constitutional rights, all while pretending they aren’t. They are consciously ignoring landmark precedents in order to signal to Republican lawmakers that they are free to violate the constitutional …

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Russian oligarchs manipulate American politics, media and elections

Russian oligarchs manipulate American politics, media and elections

How do Russian oligarchs manipulate American politics and media to threaten democracy? Follow the money. What would inspire a former president to praise a Russian invasion of a democracy? FOX News to defend Putin? Republican leadership to block sanctions on Russia? When in doubt, follow the money. This relationship map created with the free Kumu …

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Trump judges gut Alabama voter rights

Supreme Court approves Alabama Republican racially gerrymandered maps. See how such crooked maps are drawn.

No taxation without representation. Republicans propose to tax all Alabamians, but deny Black voters fair representation. How did that work out for the British? The U.S. Supreme Court issued a shadow docket ruling that gives Black voters a majority in only 14% congressional districts in Alabama a state with a 27% Black population. Three Trump appointed, McConnell pushed …

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