Orland Park firefighter Simone-Lorenz alleges she was unfairly singled out by her superiors on training drills, and that her superiors shunned and ostracized her while encouraging others to do the same.
It's one thing to be empathetic to the poor, with a degree of distance that too easily turns into condescension. It's another thing entirely to experience it yourself. This could dramatically change the narrative around "personal responsibility"- blaming poor people for their own poverty.
“We have the same cemetery, but we don’t mix the white and the black graves. They’re separate. Put a black up here? No, no, we wouldn’t do that. That would be against our custom, against our way of doing things.”-- Board Member of Jasper City Cemmetary
Gerald Farmer is a nine and a half year veteran vendor of StreetWise. He lost his job at a...
Gerald Farmer is a nine and a half year veteran vendor of StreetWise. He lost his job at a warehouse that sells wholesale auto parts in 2002. Two vendors at Farmer’s church informed him of employment opportunities at StreetWise.
How will the United States embrace increased rates of diversity? My undergraduate political science professor, Samuel Stafford, once said that "the health of a nation is indicated by the way it treats its children." Will our nation ensure that each of these children has an equal opportunity to thrive? What role will you play in protecting the rights of these children?
I'm particularly worried about the disparate impact this will have to further stratify the wealth of US workers and their families. Not everybody can afford the education to obtain a white collar career.
That new normal is one of deep divides in the American labor landscape. The world of men d...
That new normal is one of deep divides in the American labor landscape. The world of men doing physical labor as a primary occupation is passing away, being replaced by high levels of robotics and ever more services ranging from technology to nursing to entertainment.
As if running around a warehouse 10 hours a day, 6 days a week, in sweltering heat, to mov...
As if running around a warehouse 10 hours a day, 6 days a week, in sweltering heat, to move an absurdly large quantity of consumer goods, toilet paper, and baby food—as Mac McClelland did while working for an online shipping giant—weren't bad enough. Try doing it for less than minimum wage.