Jen Hobbs When Air France announced last week that it will cut 2,900 jobs, the employees retaliated by storming the corporate headquarters. A violent mob forced Air France managers to flee — their shirts were ripped from their backs, and they had to scale fences to escape. Meanwhile in the United States, Monsanto announced today that it will eliminate 2,600 jobs
Charles Koch gives a rare interview to CBS Sunday Morning, in which he reportedly states he doesn’t contribute “dark” money to politics.
Off The Grid Related Story New White House Leak Claims Tony Blair Made ‘Deal’ with George Bush over Iraq War One Year Before Invasion “First of all, what I give isn’t dark. What I give politically, that’s all reported. It’s either to PACs or to candidates. And what I give to my foundations is all
Alex Logan If capitalism could be represented in a symbol, itd be the Golden Arches of McDonalds. If the economic system had a mascot, itd be Ronald, their terrifying greasepaint and nightmares clown (which Ive never understood why a company would want associated with edible products of any kind). Honestly, Grimace would be a better
Off The Grid In an effort to recognize the indigenous cultures of America, some areas are recognizing Columbus Day as Indigenous People’s Day. This is also an effort to correct the misperception that Columbus was the first explorer to reach the banks of the New World. Should the name of Columbus Day change or stay
According to Donald Trump, many Native Americans are extremely proud that the term Redskins is the name of Washington, D.C.s football team.
Off The Grid Does the NFL allow the n-word? Would Donald Trump say its ok if a team was named that? What the hell is the difference? That term was used during the genocide of Native Americans. Nothing else. We should be ashamed of that genocide, not honor it by naming a team after it.
The 500 largest American companies hold more than $2.1 trillion in accumulated profits offshore to avoid U.S. taxes and would collectively owe an estimated $620 billion in U.S. taxes if they repatriated the funds, according to a study.
Off The Grid It clearly shows that corporations dont have your best interest in mind. They are not even paying their end and yet theyre controlling our elections by giving money and buying off politicians. Corporations dont have hearts or souls. They simply have bottom lines and they are all for profit. They will do
The U.S. has nearly six times the number of gun homicides as Canada, more than seven times as Sweden, and nearly 16 times as Germany, according to UN data compiled by The Guardian.
Off The Grid I dont doubt the statistics because gun ownership is covered by The Second Amendment. But with that ownership comes great responsibility. Is it going to be abused? Certainly. What I find interesting is that when they do these statistics of all these countries that have banned guns, Mexico is never part of the
Is Joe Biden capitalizing on his own sons death?The VP claims that his son, “tried to make his father promise to run, arguing that the White House should not revert to the Clintons and that the country would be better off with Biden values.
Off The Grid I don’t think he’s capitalizing on his son’s death at all. It was a moment between Joe Biden and his son and its none of my damn business. That simple. If Joes son wanted him to run, only he and his son know that for sure. Its not going to make any
Oregon is expunging marijuana violations from citizens records. Portlands Metropolitan Public Defenders office will run expungement clinics to forever seal records of past pot crimes.
Off The Grid Wonderful! When I was the Governor of Minnesota, I, along with Supreme Court Justice Kathleen Batson and Attorney General Mike Hatch, expunged many marijuana records. I ran into that all the time. People came to us that got caught 25 years ago with a bag of pot, and it was still interfering with their
Off The Grid United States led coalition forces airdropped 50 tons of ammunition to Syrian rebels who are fighting ISIS in northern Syria overnight. The airdrop consisted of 112 pallets including 50 tons of ammunition as part of the Obama Administration’s effort to support rebel groups in new ways. “This airdrop seeks to build on
Bernie Sanders, the Democratic presidential candidate, announced on Saturday that this quarter’s fundraising total of $26 million came from 650,000 donors, each contributing an average of $30, Christian Science Monitor reports.
Jen Hobbs In August, the New York Times reported fewer than four hundred families are responsible for almost half the money raised in the 2016 presidential campaign, a concentration of political donors that is unprecedented in the modern era. However, Bernie Sanders is onto a new kind of fundraising — a technique that should actually be taking place in every
Manoj Bhargava has over $4 billion dollars that he doesn’t need, so he is going to try to save the world instead.
Off The Grid Princeton dropout turned 5 Hour Energy millionaire, Manoj Bhargava, is giving away billions of dollars that he doesnt need. After dropping out of school because he was bored, Bhargava returned to his home country of India and launched the caffeine shot company, 5 Hour Energy, in 2004. Retail sales reached over $1