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which one of those guys is a "leaker?"
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Super-Centers Are Leaving Part-Time Workers To Fend For Themselves
Oct 08 2014
Walmart, our nation's largest retailer, is cutting some 30,000 part-time employee's health care benefits, due to the rising costs for the company.
Labor Day Milestone: Fair Labor Wasn't A Standard Until 1938
Aug 22 2014
It's standard in today's American workplace to work 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week. But did you ever wonder where they came up with those numbers in the first place? The short answer, labor unions lobbied Congress for decades until The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 was signed into law by President Franklin Roosevelt.
Raise The Minimum Wage to 1968 Standards, It's Only Fair
Apr 21 2014
In the last two State of the Union addresses by President Barack Obama, the raising of the minimum wage has been brought up. Obama urged the nation to vote on and be in support of proposed legislation that would raise the minimum wage from the national level that it is now at $7.25/hour to a more reasonable sum of $9.00/hr in his 2013 address, and $10.00/hour in his 2014 address.
Journalists News & Opinion Articles
When Black Writers Were Public Enemy No. 1
Thu Apr 30, 2015
As the textbooks tell it, 1922 was the annus mirabilis—the “wonderful year” of modernist literature in English. James Joyce’s Ulysses, the novel that changed everything but...
I was a journalist covering Ebola in Liberia. Then I caught the virus.
Tue Mar 10, 2015
I have the dubious distinction of being the only American reporter to catch Ebola. I can definitely think of things on my resume I'm more proud of. I have no idea how I...
Inside The Secret World Of Fact-Checkers
Sun Mar 01, 2015
Details matter. Truth matters. Fact-checkers are needed more than ever in a time of persistent spin. In news, the details matter. Just look at NBC’s Brian Williams, and...
In Case You Missed It, Obama Made History Today
Fri Dec 19, 2014
Mark this down as a historic day in White House history. President Obama has just become the first president to field questions from only female reporters at a White...
Watch President Obama call on female reporters for every single question d...
Fri Dec 19, 2014
For his final press conference of 2014, President Obama exclusively called on female reporters. The White House had planned it that way:
Before the Beheadings
Tue Nov 18, 2014
In the spring of 2000, I lived for a month in a Taliban madrasa, a religious seminary, located on the Grand Trunk Road outside of Peshawar, in Pakistan. The chancellor of...
“Last Week Tonight” Does Real Journalism, No Matter What John Oliver Says
Mon Sep 29, 2014
“It’s not journalism, it’s comedy—it’s comedy first, and it’s comedy second.” That’s what John Oliver told me when I spoke to him about his HBO news/satire program, Last...
The Men Who Killed James Foley
Wed Aug 20, 2014
A video showing the beheading, by a black-garbed executioner, of the American journalist James Foley is the latest in a series of sickening acts that the Islamic State in...
Videos on Journalists
Washington Post- Democracy Dies in Darkness - S...
Mon Feb 04, 2019
Tom Hanks narrates The Washington Post's first ever Super Bowl advertisement. Hanks discusses a wide...
Steven Sotloff Confirmed As ISIS Victim
Wed Sep 03, 2014
The Islamic State (ISIS) executes a second American, journalist Steven Sotloff in an online video.
'Ask 60': Lara Logan on Being Under Attack
Wed Oct 06, 2010
60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan answers YouTube questions about her report on the war in Afghanistan;...