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The Burger King and The Tomato Serfs

In 2005, Florida tomato pickers gained their first significant pay raise since the late 1970s when Taco Bell ended a consumer boycott by agreeing to pay an extra penny per pound for its tomatoes, with the extra cent going directly to the farm workers. Last April, McDonald’s agreed to a similar arrangement, increasing the wages […]

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Dish Washer Wanted

Dish Washer Wanted Originally uploaded by karmakazesal. The fact that the help wanted sign isn’t in English says everything no one else will say.

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Debate on How to Reshape Law Has Divided Republicans

Just as conservatives were declaring White House support for the controversial amendment, Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) stormed to the Senate floor to announce that new White House Chief of Staff Joshua B. Bolten had assured him that the president now opposed the measure in the name of preserving bipartisan backing. The plan was promptly defeated, […]

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Why Does Jesus Have A Mexican First Name?

I was not aware of the Minutemen; initially I thought they were talking about the University of Massachusetts or something. These minutemen didn’t have a whole hell of a lot in common with Paul Revere though. From Stacynet A funny yet well thought out article on the immigration, the Minute Men and uh…whitey.