Americans have to keep fighting to build a "stronger middle class in today's changing economy," U.S. President Barack Obama said in his weekly address Saturday. That fight includes the right to have affordable health insurance, fair pay, family leave and workplace flexibility, Obama said in a worker-focused address tailored for the Labor Day weekend.
The walruses are telling us what the polar bears have told us and what many indigenous people have told us in the high Arctic, and that is that the Arctic environment is changing extremely rapidly and it is time for the rest of the world to take notice and also to take action to address the root causes of climate change" - AP, via The Guardian
It is time to use (y)our group strength to force change. Too many are "sitting on the sidelines" & failing to ACT, worse, they then often,unthinkingly, trot to the election booths to vote in politicians & parties THAT HAVE FAILED REPEATEDLY ! If you care about these growing injustices spread the word & join in strategies to address matters.
What do you think makes a woman want to have an abortion? In a interview with Al Jazeera, Ohio legislator Jim Bushy says that ideally he would want there to be no legal abortion at all in Ohio, except to save a woman's life. Rachel Maddow comments.
If 2016 election results hold up, a candidate has won the presidency while losing the popular vote five times in US history. One reform could address that without changing the Constitution, but passage is unlikely.