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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton accepts Bernie Sanders endorsement

In Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders came together to discuss their commitment to building an America that is stronger together and an economy that works for everyone, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Oregon minimum wage debate returns as 15 Now protest causes unrest and projected job loss

While the minimum wage for Oregon residents will rise to $12.50 in rural Oregon, $13.50 in mid-size regions and $14.75 in greater Portland, all by the year 2022. That said, Democrats in the Oregon House, Senate More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Chris Matthews joins DNC outrage over Bernie Sanders ad attacking establishment, ‘speaking fees’

Chris Matthews ended a recent show by calling out the Bernie Sanders campaign for a “misleading” campaign ad railing against the influence of big money in politics, obviously taking issue with Hillary More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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JFK workers strike to get $15 minimum wage, OSHA violations fixed

Hundreds of cabin cleaners, terminal cleaners and wheelchair attendants employed by JetBlue’s subcontractors Roma, Ultimate and Pax at JFK Airport walked off the job in protest of illegal intimidation and alleged More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Airport workers evoke MLK, rally and march for higher wages

Airport workers rallied with their supporters and then marched to LaGuardia Airport where they will hold a civil disobedience. Airport workers around the country will hold similar actions at 10 major airports More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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President Obama’s 2016 State of the Union address

President Obama’s State of the Union address on January 12, 2016. Video clip of the speech is at the bottom. OBAMA: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, my fellow Americans: tonight marks More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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How to Stand Out From the Crowd in Your Workplace

photo/ Michael Jarmoluk via pixabay.com It is often easy to feel invisible in the office. We may perform our tasks exceptionally well, meet and even exceed targets yet our efforts rarely get noticed by the decision More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Why are there different rates for Workers’ Compensation Insurance from state to state?

Citizens of the United States enjoy a very high quality of life. According to a 2015 mid-year poll of Business Insider, Americans enjoyed the 6th highest quality of life of any country in the world. Workers’ More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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California minimum wage hike won’t help many students, exclude 20 hour week and lower employees

The University of California has been praised for leading the way with a plan to raise the minimum wage of their staff to $15 per hour over the next couple of years. Sadly, most students won’t benefit from More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 1st, 2015
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California: Labor union fought for $15 hour minimum wage, now wants ‘exemption’

A labor union that led the charge for a $15 minimum wage hike in cities across California is now moving to secure an exemption for employers under union contracts. The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor included the More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Trump’s worrisome views on taxes…and entitlements

There’s a famous quote attributed to George Washington. Government is not reason, it is not eloquence — it is force. Like fire it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master; never for a moment should it be More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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New York fast-food wage hike could cost over $1 billion

New York appears to be moving on a massive minimum wage hike for fast-food workers, going to $15 over the next few years, as detailed by NPR. A state panel in New York recommended the minimum wage for fast-food More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Janet Napolitano raises minimum wage for University workers, costs school over $16 million

Strikes and protests appear to be working in the battle to boost minimum wages for workers to $15, summarized by NPR. University of California President Janet Napolitano announced that the minimum wage for direct More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 10th, 2015
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Chipotle responds to San Francisco minimum wage hike with higher prices

In San Francisco, where the minimum wage was recently raised, the popular Chipotle responded by raising prices, causing confusion among the supporters of the wage hike. With beef prices souring, a rise in wages More...

By Guest Author On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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How Fixing the Immigration System Will Help the Economy

Immigration has been a hot topic of debate in the United States for quite some time now—and especially recently—with people on both sides refusing to come to an agreement about what should be done. But there More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Elijah Cummings says federal workers come to ‘feed their souls’

While fighting to get Federal employees raises, one rep made the role of the federal worker sound awfully “altruistic.” Rep. Elijah Cummings (D–Md.) says, “so many people come to government knowing More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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Jesse Ventura talks midterm elections, politics, immigration, racism against ‘brown skins’

Jesse Ventura is still a high energy and controversial voice and the former Governor spoke with Dispatch Radio about the big topics in the headlines and his Ora.Tv show “Off The Grid.” From immigration More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Elizabeth Warren offers 11 tenets of progressivism, ‘We Will Fight’

photo donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) faced an enthusiastic crowd of supporters when she took the stage at Netroots Nation, with fans toting “Elizabeth Warren for President” More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 13th, 2014
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Jesse Ventura ‘Off The Grid: War on Drugs vs Legalization of Marijuana

Jesse Ventura’s new online show “Off The Grid” presents the former governor’s thoughts on today’s current events. On the latest episode, the Governor follows the money trail to our More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 30th, 2014
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Critics attack President Obama’s executive order threats

President Obama attempted to declare independence from Congress during his State of the Union address, vowing to tackle economic issues through executive order if legislation doesn’t pass. donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Calling More...


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