McDonald's CEO Abruptly Shifts Stance, Supports Minimum Wage Hike

Since the fast food worker protests started, McDonald's has always taken an approach of calculated silence towards raising the minimum wage. Given that they sat in the center of the storm when it came to the pay inequality debate, it was inevitable they'd have to say something eventually. » 6/07/14 3:21pm 6/07/14 3:21pm

McDonald's Seems to Be Begrudgingly Admitting Its Workers Are People

Remember that public clamor over unfair and borderline inhumane wage practices that resulted in a massive fast food strike in 2013? Well, contrary to what the cynical among us thought would be the case, it appears that it's going to result in something positive after all. » 3/10/14 9:56pm 3/10/14 9:56pm

States Give Giant Middle Finger to Congress Over Food Stamp Cuts

Last month, Congress passed a bill that would reduce federal spending by $8.6 billion over the next decade, and it's pretty atrocious. You might be saying to yourself: isn't saving money a good thing? Well, you haven't heard about the (not in any way) surprising catch: in order to do so, the bill basically completely… » 3/08/14 5:28pm 3/08/14 5:28pm

Jackass MIT Students Give Rival College Gear to Homeless People as a…

Well, here's some serious bullshit in the form of college kid "shenanigans." Hobojacket, a website where you can donate jackets from rival schools to homeless people, was started by MIT students Jin Pan and Cathie Yun one night as a joke. You see, Pan loves to josh with his friends about one day getting rich and… » 11/28/12 1:40pm 11/28/12 1:40pm