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Op-Ed: Cheerleaders Don't Need to Be Paid Since They 'Work Closely' with Rich Athletes [Updated]

This past July, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a law officially classifying professional cheerleaders as employees, entitled to minimum wage, sick leave, overtime and workers’ compensation. But why bother? After all, they work right next to some very rich men, and that’s the whole point, isn’t it?

Patrica Arquette: Hollywood Will Have To Make a 'Radical Readjustment' When CA's Pay Equality Act Goes Into Effect 

In October 2015, California passed one of the most progressive equal pay laws in America. The California Fair Pay Act mandates equal pay for “substantially similar work,” as well as giving all workers the right compare salaries without retribution from employers. According to Patricia Arquette, the law will have a…

15-Year-Old Skateboard Star 'Baby Scumbag' Charged With Sexual Exploitation of 12-Year-Old

A 15-year-old YouTube skateboard star has been arrested and charged with committing lewd acts on a child under 14, along with his 22-year-old manager and another skater, 27. Steven Fernandez, who’s nicknamed “Baby Scumbag,” is accused of luring a 12-year-old girl by promising to put her on a nonexistent MTV special if…

Why the Hell Did the San Bernardino Shooters’ Landlord Allow Media Into Their Apartment?

On Friday morning, reporters from what seemed like every major media company, including CNN, CBS News, and MSNBC, flooded into the apartment of Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, the couple responsible for Wednesday’s massacre in San Bernardino. Meanwhile, cable news broadcasters stood by agog asking the question…

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