Topic: politics

Conservatives Rally To ‘Never, Never Surrender’ — But Many Already Have

Conservatives Rally To 'Never, Never Surrender' -- But Many Already Have

Key conservative leaders called on a hundreds-strong Values Voter Summit crowd on Friday to stand firm in the face of cultural and political attacks — to “never surrender,” as one said — but the problem is that Republicans are very frequently all talk. Few rarely walk the walk. If Republicans were actually doing what they say, our government would be in a very different place today. More »

Meet The Employees Who Have Been Making $2.13 An Hour For 22 Years

Meet The Employees Who Have Been Making $2.13 An Hour For 22 Years

When 42-year-old Gina Deluca was working as a waitress in California, she made $6.75 an hour plus tips — not enough to buy a mansion, but enough to get by. When she moved to New Mexico, however, her hourly wage fell to $2.13 an hour. “The difference in San Francisco was that I felt valued,” Deluca tells Bloomberg. “I always had a base wage that I could count on. … That brought a little bit of stability and security.” She’s far from alone.
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