50-year high in public support for unions, despite growing hostility from employers and politicians
The last few decades have seen a dramatic decline in unionized labor across America. Despite the political right's frequent justification of anti-union laws under the guise of "choice" and voluntarism, data from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) reveals that some 60 million Americans—or 48 percent of the entire nonunion workforce—wanted to join a union in 2022 but were unable to do so.
DeSantis Targeting a Business like Disney is ‘Not Where we Want to be as Americans’ according to Governor Sununu.
Chris Sununu is the Republican Governor of New Hampshire who may be eyeing a White House run for 2024. New Hampshire Republican Gov. Chris Sununu continues to criticize DeSantis handling of Florida’s largest private employer, Disney. Just the latest sign DeSantis would face real resistance if he pursued the Republican nomination for president next year, as many expect.
DoorDash Is Charging Customers for a Free Service
DoorDash is now offering a service in which they will send someone to pick up your outgoing packages. Of course, for a fee. The only problem with this is, USPS offers a free pickup service which is available in most locations across the United States.
Opinion: Real "Leadership" and its Impact on Overpopulation.
One of many children's graves in Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx /Photo byTammy Remington. You guys — and I do mean people of the male persuasion who still seem to be the ones making most policy decisions in most countries — are something else. Who knew you had it in you to derail the almost unstoppable human drive to procreate? But you seem to have done precisely that.
When Going Green is a Myth
In life, we like to think of ourselves as the driver. We want to be the one who is in control of our journey. We are the ones choosing our destinations. The bitter reality is that this is far from the truth. The power of advertising is proof of this. In today’s world, it’s impossible to go five minutes without seeing an advertisement that promotes a product that claims to be helping the environment. Often colored in green and flashing some fancy slogan, the marketing team behind the advertisement is preying on the ignorance of the people. With a skewed statistic, they can greatly boost sales because they know their audience will not fact-check them. The audience may even be unwilling to do some research because they relish the dopamine rush that comes from completing an act they view as altruistic. When it comes to resolving climate change, there are a number of small changes that should be considered and even applied. However, should you want to grab the bull by the horns, it’s best to focus on consumerism and capitalism.
The Misconception of the Civil War
The war between the states was a war between economies. As much as the Civil War was about a fundamental difference in ideology—the Confederacy wanted to keep slavery while the northern states wanted to abolish it—there is a common mistaken belief that the South was less wealthy than the North prior to the war.
Opinion: The US Military Is Bankrupting the Country
Politicians keep talking about cutting Social Security. They often falsely claim that it’s an “entitlement.”. “Social Security and Medicare, if you qualify for the entitlement, you just get it no matter what the cost,” Johnson said in an interview that aired Tuesday on “The Regular Joe Show” podcast—Ron Johnson suggests Medicare, Social Security be approved on annual basis.
Opinion | This Election Season is Different
While I lack access to cable television and have not listened to the radio in years, I can feel this election season is different. Even without witnessing the campaign advertisements firsthand, I know the deplorable manipulation from all political parties has commenced.
Opinion: Newark Is The First NJ City Taking A Stand Against Brute Corporatism
City of Newark, NJ(Robert Thiemann/Unsplash) At one point, Newark, New Jersey was considered to be one of the worst places to live in the state. Oh, how things have changed. In recent decades, the once-ailing city has started to see a rebirth featuring a vibrant arts district and a lively nightlife scene. Needless to say, buyers and renters are very interested in this area nowadays.
NYC's All-Time High Rent Reflects a Downside of Capitalism
The record-breaking high cost of living in the City That Never Sleeps is keeping some renters up all night.(Marco Arment/Wikimedia) Renting an apartment in America’s financial capital hits a record-breaking high.
What Would You Say To Elizabeth Warren Who Says That Businesses Are Raising Prices Unethically?
Asking serial entrepreneur Jeff Cohen what he would say to Elizabeth Warren who says that businesses are taking advantage of inflation and raising prices.
What Does It Mean To Be Count-On-Able As An Employee
Jeff Cohen is and entrepreneur and founder of six businesses. He has also worked with over 300 CEO's for eight years to test and implement his “Count-On-Able” method and patent pending process. In his new book Count-On-Able, A Practical Guide to Lift, Shift and Empower YOU and Your Team, he lays out the number one impact to every business and a simple structured approach that eliminates this problem.
Colorado Podcast Host Asks Prominent Business Woman, "What Is a Woman?"
On an upcoming episode of Monday Morning Coffee with Inside the Firm, Colorado entrepreneur and podcast host, Lance Cayko, asks prominent business woman, Michele Seiler Tucker, "What is a woman?"
Oxfam reveals top 10 billionaires DOUBLED their wealth while inequality kills 1 person every 4 seconds
The wealth of the world’s 10 richest men has doubled since the pandemic began. The incomes of 99% of humanity are worse off because of COVID-19. Widening economic, gender, and racial inequalities — as well as the inequality that exists between countries — are tearing our world apart.
Opinion: Housing is a Human Right
A tent is set up as a part of the Dignity Village homeless encampment in East Oakland, Calif.,Aric Crabb. The commodification of housing we witness across the world has fomented massive distortions in the economy and denied millions (if not billions) of individuals and families a basic necessity which they need to survive.
Opinion: Here’s why Bill Gates’ “solutions” to climate change are utterly foolish
Bill Gates is one of the most privileged people on the planet. He’s the fourth wealthiest, behind Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Bernard Arnault. He’s amassed a total of $129 billion.