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Report: Top 10% of workers now earning over half of all income
by tvgnus   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (2)   163 comments, latest 3 years ago
Says income inequality nearing record high levels •  Income inequality is a direct threat to the American promise The top 10 percent of workers are now earning half of...
Hobby Lobby wins Supreme Court case
by tvgnus   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (1)   148 comments, latest 2 years ago
Companies can cite religious beliefs in not providing birth control •  A blow to the Affordable Care Act Businesses do not have to pay for contraceptive care for their...
California home sales, prices dropped in January
by tvgnus in #housing   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike   132 comments, latest 3 years ago
For the past six months, California real estate sales have posted year-over-year declines •  Homes less attractive as an investment option January California single-family home and condominium sales fell...
Taking the lid off the McDonalds coffee case
by tvgnus   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   128 comments, latest 3 years ago
Poll: Strong support for some undocumented residents becoming citizens
by tvgnus   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   102 comments, latest 4 years ago
Majority also backs granting driver's licenses to these residents •  Voters support tough border control Among Californias voters, there appears to be nearly universal support to allow undocumented immigrants...
California a "failing state"
by tvgnus   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike   94 comments, latest 4 years ago
Flunks in transparency of government spending •  While other states are innovating and improving, California is failing California flunks when it comes to government spending transparency, according to a...
Women getting irked by pay lower than male coworkers
by tvgnus in #environment   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (2)   93 comments, latest 2 years ago
When asked to rate 13 different aspects of their job and work environment, women employed full time in the U.S. differed most from their male counterparts in reaction to...
Young Americans show growing affinity for Democratic Party
by tvgnus in #politics   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (3)   92 comments, latest 3 years ago
Majority have consistently aligned Democratic since 2006 •  More solidly Democratic than prior generations of young adults Young adults -- those between the ages of 18 and 29 --...
Majority of workers feel they are overweight
by tvgnus   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   67 comments, latest 3 years ago
New survey reveals who is most likely to gain weight on the job •  Are the thin and fit shown more favoritism in the workplace? The polar vortex has...
2014 warmest year on record -- NOAA
by tvgnus   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   67 comments, latest 2 years ago
Records go back to 1880 Surpassing the previous records of 2005 and 2010 It wasnt just warm in drought-blasted California, it was hot all over the place last...
Most say they would keep working if they had a financial windfall
by tvgnus   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   66 comments, latest 2 years ago
Work is a fundamental source of fulfillment The saying "money isn't everything" just may hold true, suggests a recent survey paid for by the staffing firm Accountemps, a unit...
Study: Fatal traffic accidents involving marijuana double after state legalizes
by tvgnus in #politics   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   65 comments, latest 11 months ago
Many Americans doubt that Trump can handle Presidential duties
by tvgnus   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (2)   65 comments, latest 2 months ago
Solid majorities were confident in Obama, Bush and Clinton •  Trump will begin his administration with far less support from the American people than other recent presidents have As...
Americans wouldn't last a day without their smartphones
by tvgnus   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   64 comments, latest 2 years ago
Almost as important as bathing •  Mobile phones have changed the way we live our daily lives Almost half of Americans (47 percent) say they couldnt get through their...
Study: NSA monitors virtually all communications in U.S.
by tvgnus   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   62 comments, latest 2 years ago
Senators want to end its dragnet collection of data on Americans •  This is a debate about Americans fundamental relationship with their government Perhaps a whispered conversation between two...
Good bye, Twinkie – Hostess Brands liquidates
by tvgnus   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   59 comments, latest 4 years ago
Hostess Brands Inc. of Irving, Texas, says it has filed for bankruptcy liquidation because workers, members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union, struck its plants,...
Most popular wine types in U.S. for 2012 named
by tvgnus   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   59 comments, latest 4 years ago
Cabernet Sauvignon tops the list •  We love to see the broad assortment on the list this year What wines are Americans drinking this year? Cabernet Sauvignon appears to...
Two out of three Americans do not have sufficient emergency savings
by tvgnus   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   58 comments, latest 1 year ago
Those with no savings period at a five-year high •  Americans remain woefully under-saved Just 22 percent of Americans have an adequate emergency savings cushion enough to cover at...
Are prospects of widespread desalinization realistic?
by tvgnus   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   55 comments, latest 2 years ago
Its not just the money thats an issue •  There is an intense amount of interest •  WITH VIDEO What holds back more desalinization plants from being built, Pacific...
U.S. smokers say higher cigarette taxes are unjust
by tvgnus   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   52 comments, latest 2 years ago
But many smokers think smoking restrictions in public places are justified •  In some areas, the taxes are higher than the price of a pack of cigarettes itself Many...

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