Posts tagged "capitalism"

McDonald’s Franchisees Cry Over Minuscule Wage Hike That Doesn’t Even Apply To Them

"McDonalds has stabbed us in the gut," says franchise owner.

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 15, 2015

This Holiday Season, Please Be Kind To Retail Employees

Last night, I was in a candy shop in my neighborhood waiting for the owner of the store to cut some marshmallows for me when a woman walked in, dropped a bag on the counter (literally dropped, as in held it high in the air over the counter and then let go, letting it fall…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 19, 2014

Surprise, Surprise: Elite Daily Wants You To Take These White Guy Climate “Brotesters” Seriously

What’s a brotest, you ask? Oh, you don’t ask, because you immediately get the idea? Let this red-Kool-Aid-swilling Reagansexual elaborate anyway: “It derives from when we see evil in the world, and bros are sent to fix it.” He’s referring to the People’s Climate March, by the way.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 26, 2014

The Soapbox: Let’s Stop With This “Having It All” Crap

Hey guys? As a woman, and a feminist and a working person, I can honestly say I've never asked if I was going to "have it all." But Anne Marie Slaughter's Atlantic cover article about women's continuing fight to win both the brass ring of family and work seems to have opened up this old…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 22, 2012