5 successful corporations show what can happen when employees are paid a living wage.
Jun21

5 successful corporations show what can happen when employees are paid a living wage.

We’ve heard this idea many times: industries must pay workers a minimum wage to keep their prices low and profits high. The argument goes that if companies are required to pay employees more, there will be fewer jobs available or prices will have to go up. But is that true? A 2016 National Employment Law Project study looked at job growth trends every time the federal minimum wage increased (since it was first established in...

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People are loving this former U.K. leader’s apology for opposing gay marriage.
Jun01

People are loving this former U.K. leader’s apology for opposing gay marriage.

A few years ago, Sir John Randall, a former member of the British parliament, made a mistake. Randall, the Conservative Partys deputy chief whip at the time, was opposed to same-sex marriage when the issue came to a parliamentary vote in 2013. The measure eventually passed later that year and went into effect in 2014, making same-sex marriage legal in the U.K. but without support from leaders like Randall. At the time, plenty of...

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Can’t take off for the Women’s Strike? Here are 21 ways to show your support.
May26

Can’t take off for the Women’s Strike? Here are 21 ways to show your support.

On March 8, 2017, A Day Without a Woman, an international women’s strike will take place. In the spirit of the highly successful Women’s March on Jan. 21, the International Women’s Strike was organized to raise awareness of the seen and unseen ways women and girls contribute to the economy, all while receiving lower wages, enduring toxic and unsafe work environments, and facing discrimination. If you’re...

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Athletes In Retirement
May14

Athletes In Retirement

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These 5 hilariously ridiculous rules are why our tax system favors the rich.
May11

These 5 hilariously ridiculous rules are why our tax system favors the rich.

Since the first federal progressive income tax was introduced in 1913, most Americans have fairly assumed that, come mid-April, the more money you earn, the more money you pay. But, oh boy, does it ever not work that way. Examples of stupendously wealthy people paying hilariously low percentages of their income in taxes aren’t hard to track down. See, for example, Warren Buffet paying a lower tax rate than his secretary or...

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Moms retirement cake said “Best Wishes, Jane”
May03

Moms retirement cake said “Best Wishes, Jane”

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Viswanathan Anand: No retirement moves yet
Feb27

Viswanathan Anand: No retirement moves yet

I am trying to keep up with the current trends a lot. When I was playing in matches, I had the attitude that I would pretty much do what I did in matches. I didn’t adapt that much. Now when I go for t Read more:...

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These 25 Hilarious ‘Demotivational’ Posters Are Just Way Too Real
Feb05

These 25 Hilarious ‘Demotivational’ Posters Are Just Way Too Real

We’ve all seen those annoying motivational posters at one point or another. Whether they happen to decorate the walls of our classrooms or offices, one thing’s for sure: They don’t really do that much in the way of motivating us with their vague sayings about accomplishing goals. That’s why one company decided to turn the idea on its head and crank out harsh yet hilarious truths on their own posters. Despair,...

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Hayao Miyazaki Cancels Retirement For One Final Film
Jan25

Hayao Miyazaki Cancels Retirement For One Final Film

Since Miyazaki announced his retirement 3 years ago, he has been working on Kemushi no Boro (Boro the Caterpillar) – a CG short for the Ghibli Museum. Miyazaki has been working on the story for two decades and describes it as “a story of a tiny, hairy caterpillar, so tiny that it may be easily squished between your fingers.” According to a NHK television special, Miyazaki was not happy with how the short turned out...

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I Quit My Job To Paint Stuffed Animals That Bring Back Childhood Joy
Jan21

I Quit My Job To Paint Stuffed Animals That Bring Back Childhood Joy

Hello Pandas! My name is Brent Estabrook, I live in Los Angeles, and I gave up my 9-5 job to do what I love: ART! Show Full Text All my art inspiration comes from my pursuit of excitement and happiness. I have found that a life doing what you love will forever propel you positively forward. I often get asked why I paint stuffed animals and there are many reasons, one of the most important is to bring people back to the state of...

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