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This Day of Thanksgiving

Today the day we give thanks, most give thanks for their families, friends and good health, a roof over their heads and a job that helps them support their family. 344 more words

7 Things to be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

1. You have food on the table

In socialist Venezuela, the monthly minimum wage salary including food stamps is 200,021 bolivares ($45) a month. In March, it was reported that a group of basic grocery items cost 772,614 bolivares, which would be almost four times the monthly minimum wage. 324 more words


Samsung Vietnam accused of mistreating workers

Sweden’s International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN)’s latest report claims that Samsung Vietnam is mistreating workers.

IPEN and Vietnam’s Research Centre for Gender, Family and Environment in Development (CGFED) interviewed 45 Samsung employees and concluded that the workers lacked proper labour contracts and were overworked. 215 more words


Thanksgiving Lessons From Lincoln

I have made it a tradition of sorts to read one of Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving proclamations each year during this time.  His proclamations are not only extraordinarily well-crafted pieces of oratory statecraft, they are also genuinely theologically rich.  616 more words


Walking While Black In Jacksonville Could Be Costly

An analysis of Jacksonville, Florida’s stringent pedestrian safety laws found that police officers disproportionately enforce the rules in the city’s Black community—not in areas with high pedestrian fatality rates—and ticket African American pedestrians disproportionately for obscure violations, the… 353 more words


How Proposed Dismantling Of Net Neutrality Rules Would Impact The Internet

The Federal Communications Commission released a proposal on Tuesday that would make sweeping changes to Obama-era regulations that require broadband companies like Verizon and AT&T to provide customers with equal access to the internet, but under the change would now allow them to charge users more for certain content, the… 337 more words