12 hrs ago
Connecticut Fast-Food Workers Travel to National Wage Rally
Ten Connecticut fast-food workers flocked to Chicago this weekend, where they joined thousands of other fast-food employees at a labor gathering to demand a $15-an-hour pay rate as well as the right to form a union.
16 hrs ago
'$10.10 Is Not Enough,' Low-Wage Federal Contract Workers Tell Obama
Some 100 pro-union protestors, some dressed as World War II worker icon Rosie the Riveter, chanted in front of Washington's Union Station Tuesday morning demanding that President Obama sign a new executive order raising the hourly pay of low-wage government contract workers and permitting collective bargaining.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Here We Go Again-Significant Threat of Automatic Debarment from...
Two weeks ago, the U.S. House of Representatives passed, by voice vote, a little-understood and little-noticed amendment to the Fiscal Year 2015 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act that would debar large federal contractors that have been found to have violated the Fair Labor Standards Act within the past five ... (more)
'Unionism' Should Not be a Title VII Protected Class
Way back in 2012, the New York Times published an op-ed titled, A Civil Right to Unionize , which argued that Title VII needs to be amended to include "the right to unionize" as a protected civil right.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Daily Caller
Presents The Alphabet Of Racism: the Letter 'G'
The Daily Caller's alphabetical tour de force showing that everything - no really, everything - will not stop until every letter gets its racist due.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Muslim roots run deep in U.S. and in Minnesota
Arshia Sandozi is one of 25 Minnesota Muslims featured in the traveling exhibit.
National Review Online
White House Negotiating with Hill Democrats about Border Crisis
White House officials are meeting with Hill Democrats in an attempt to figure out if there are policy changes that the party could support in order to strike a deal with congressional Republicans that would secure the administration with additional funding for the border crisis.
Scott Honour with Laura Ingraham on #Immigration @ScottHonourMN @ingrahamangle
Honour said he didn't want the GOP's endorsement and said he's the only primary candidate speaking about the immigration crisis in the US.
Panel rejects Entenza's voter ID claim in state auditor race
With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Yes, we can - and must - help the kids at the border
This June 25, 2014, photo from Texas shows a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Visiting Africans from 18 countries prepare to become 'transformative leaders'
Twenty-five young African professionals studying on fellowship at the U of M, Rep. Keith Ellison at center The University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs this summer hosted 25 young African professionals in its first year as part of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.
Feds: Minnesota Receives 173 Immigrant Children
The federal government says 173 unaccompanied immigrant children have been placed in Minnesota since the start of the year.
Progressives ask W.H. for wage order
The Congressional Progressive Caucus has a new suggestion for President Barack Obama, who's said he's looking for more ideas for new executive orders: guaranteeing wage protections and negotiation rights for federal contractors.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Defense Appropriations 'Wage Theft' Amendment May Bar Employers with...
Late last month, the Senate referred the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Appropriations Act to the Senate Committee on Appropriations for consideration.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Minnesota refugee organizations fear loss of funds
Federal officials are warning that unless Congress approves President Obama's $3.7 billion funding request before the August congressional recess, $94 million that had been devoted mostly to refugees instead will be diverted to the escalating crisis on the border.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Immigration debate comes to Minnesota in force
The simmering national fight over whether to aid thousands of unaccompanied Central American children who came to the United States illegally is intensifying as more of the children are finding their way to Minnesota.
Rep. Keith Ellison Condemns 'Deplorable' Situation In Gaza But Opposes Iftar Dinner Boycott
After an Arab American group called for a boycott of the White House's annual Iftar dinner due to the escalating situation in Gaza, Congressman Keith Ellison joined HuffPost Live to discuss why he opposed the group's action.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
5 things you need to know Monday
Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://usat.ly/1mvqjGb Neil Armstrong speaks to a technician at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral shortly before setting off for the moon in 1989.
Muslim on Capitol Hill: Staffers Look to Rebuild
As rain pelted the capital, more than 200 Muslim Americans gathered in the Cannon House Office Building to break their daily fast.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The Daily Caller
Presents The Alphabet Of Racism: the Letter 'C'
Collage images : public domain/Pete Souza, Getty Images, Creative Commons/Jim Padgett, YouTube screenshot/IIP State/Gene Luen Yang, Getty Images/Scott Olson, Getty Images/Alex Wong The Daily Caller's alphabetical tour de force showing that everything - no really, everything - is racist these days continues apace.