Capitalism comes into the world “dripping from head to foot, from every pore, with blood and dirt”. So concludes Marx after a lengthy account of the transition from feudalism to capitalism near the end of Capital, Volume I.
TOPEKA — Anti-abortion activist Mark Gietzen expressed confidence Monday that $229,000 would be secured to finance a hand recount of more than 920,000 votes cast statewide on a proposed amendment to the Kansas Constitution restricting the right to abortion. The Kansas Secretary of State’s Office set a 5 p.m. Monday deadline for delivery of cash, check or credit card with a sufficient line of credit to proceed with the county-by-county recount sought by supporters of the amendment...
Financial help given to low-income households must be at least doubled to help families through the winter.
There are various payments that could be hitting bank accounts very soon
On August 5, Indiana became the first state to pass an abortion ban since Roe v. Wade was overturned. The next morning, the Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly announced that because of the new restrictions, it expected to have to start hiring outside the state. In the meantime, it was expanding its employee health plan to cover travel “for reproductive services unavailable locally.” In other words, it would help employees bypass the ban, which goes into effect next month, by...
In September 2019, Thomas Cook filed for compulsory liquidation, leaving 600,000 customers stranded abroad. It was a sorry end to a company that had lasted 178 years and survived both world wars.
Over 650 workers at Google owner Alphabet are demanding it offer abortion benefits to contractors, suspend donations to anti-abortion politicians and better protect users from abortion-related disinformation and police requests. The demands were sent this week in a petition to executives seen by Reuters. They reflect concerns across the United States since a Supreme Court ruling in June prompted or raised the
Before I decided to run for Mayor of Vancouver, I met with residents of the Strathcona Park encampment to hear their stories Most of the folks who I spoke with had previously lived in one of Vancouver's notorious slum hotels at one point or another. These are the single-room occupancy (SRO) buildings which often house Vancouver's most vulnerable. "One day, I saw a woman from three floors up, with just a towel wrapped around her, looking for a shower that works," one man said. "The whole place...
“All Americans should have equal access to critical, necessary and often life-saving reproductive health care, wherever they live or work,” an official statement read.
Federal student loan payments, most of which were paused during the pandemic, are set to resume in September. And yet, 93% borrowers say they are not financially prepared to restart payments, according to a survey by the Student Debt Crisis Center and Savi. With no break in sight for rising prices, many Americans are simply stretched too […]
With loan forgiveness in limbo, more employers are stepping up to address student debt. These companies will provide repayment assistance and they're hiring.