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The Supreme Court has ruled that bosses can deny employees birth-control coverage. Is this just the tip of the iceberg? Freedom Of Religion, Man Parts, Patriarchy, Supreme Court, Thought Provoking, Rage, Equality, Liberty, Birth

3 Examples Of 'Religious Freedom' That Come With A Side Of 'Are You Kidding Me?!'

Yay, America: where we all have the freedom to practice religion as we please, or to not practice at all. But where in that freedom does it talk about using religion as a license to discriminate against others? Something isn't right here...

I don't support Walmart and I don't want my tax dollars to either! They make a huge profit! They must pay their own workers! Vote republicans OUT! so we can raise ht eminimum wage. Walton Family, Make It Rain, Social Issues, Social Work, Let Them Talk, Greed, How To Plan, How To Make, Politics

*long exasperated sigh* Thanks to Jobs With Justice for the image!

The truth behind "men's body wash" and "women's body wash" will make you feel dirty. Gendered advertising and marketing. Gender Issues, Gender Stereotypes, Gender Studies, Body Cleanser, Great Videos, Marketing, Social Issues, Toys For Girls, Social Justice

The truth behind 'men's body wash' and 'women's body wash' will make you feel dirty.

Growing up, it was always blue toys for boys and pink toys for girls. Never mind that some girls like blue and there's no reason a boy shouldn't wear pink ... but I digress. Thankfully, after middle school, "boy stuff" and "girl stuff" isn't such a big deal, right? Ummm that's a big nope. I can't decide what's worse: that brands are making money off these tired gender stereotypes or that we keep buying into them.

If big box stores such as Walmart paid their employees a living wage. our tax money wouldn't have to support them. We are literally supporting slave labor for billionaires. THINK ABOUT THAT! This dollar amount may be adjusted and is approximate. Let Them Talk, Let It Be, Right Wing, Social Issues, Social Justice, Thought Provoking, Good To Know, In This World, Thinking Of You

Let's Talk About How That Cheap Stuff You Just Bought At Walmart Costs $6,000 More Than You Thought

Note: This #UpChat has concluded, but don't worry! You can check out our recap of the discussion below and here.What do you think about the fact that the six members of the Walton family (who own most of Walmart) have more wealth than the bottom 42% of our entire country? Or how Walmart paying a living wage to its employees would barely affect prices? (More on that in the links below in this kind of unbelievable infographic).Walmart is all up in the news right now ... kinda has been for a…

Join us! June 5 at 2 p. We want to find out how a impacts the town you live in during our Cheap Stuff, Stuff To Buy, Let Them Talk, Let It Be, Make It Rain, Make Sense, Thought Provoking, Thinking Of You, How To Find Out

Let's Talk About How That Cheap Stuff You Just Bought At Walmart Costs $6,000 More Than You Thought

Note: This #UpChat has concluded, but don't worry! You can check out our recap of the discussion below and here.What do you think about the fact that the six members of the Walton family (who own most of Walmart) have more wealth than the bottom 42% of our entire country? Or how Walmart paying a living wage to its employees would barely affect prices? (More on that in the links below in this kind of unbelievable infographic).Walmart is all up in the news right now ... kinda has been for a…

Joseph Casias uses medical marijuana to treat symptoms of a brain tumor and cancer. Wal-Mart fired him anyway.and lost. Lazy Coworker, Walton Family, Economic Justice, Make It Rain, Let Them Talk, Medical Marijuana, The Funny, Thinking Of You, Funny Humor

That Cheap Stuff You Just Bought At Walmart? Turns Out It Cost $6,000 More Than You Thought.

According to a Congressional study, $6,000 is the average amount taxpayers are being dinged per employee. Walmart's wages and benefits are so low, it forces workers to go on Medicaid and receive housing assistance, childcare subsidies, food stamps, and more. Yes, it's totally insane, but it's true.

Ethical Clothing Companies: 6 Big-Name Clothing Brands Upping Their Game Sustainable Fashion, Sustainable Products, Sustainable Living, Ethical Shopping, Save The Elephants, Ethical Clothing, Shopping Spree, Brand You, Feel Good

6 Big-Name Clothing Brands Upping Their Ethical Game

6 Clothing Brands Upping Their Ethical Game

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In conservative Mississippi, some business owners who support equal treatment for gays and lesbians are pushing back against a new law that bans government from limiting the free practice of religion. Critics fear the vag. Lgbt Rights, Equal Rights, Human Rights, Economic Justice, Social Justice, Gay Wedding Cakes, Lgbt Community, Window Stickers, Cute Gay

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The most hated company in America (hi, Ronald McDonald!) is about to get more grief, y'all. Technical Writing, Make It Rain, Let Them Talk, Grief, Ronald Mcdonald, Classroom, How To Get, America, News

The #1 Most Hated Company In America Is About To Get Some More Grief

McD's just announced a makeover for Ronald McDonald. But as some brand experts have stated, the move seems "desperate." Perhaps it's an attempt to deflect the attention it's getting for things like you see in this short clip? Clue: It's not working, Ronald!

Hold up. America’s car capital (aka Detroit) has a car commercial that’s not really about cars? Whoa, Ford and Team Detroit. Fist Pump, Make It Rain, S Car, Let Them Talk, Want You, Headgear, Work Hard, Detroit, Hold On

This Lady Wants You To Know That There’s More Than One Way To Work Hard In America

You know how car commercials are all "Look at your life! Look at your choices, American!”? I always wanna yell back: "Why do you care? You're a car!” Well, this ad made me want to yell something different. And maybe do a little celebratory fist pump, too.

(Adds comment) By Lisa Baertlein April 10 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc wants Americans, even those on a budget, to buy more organic food. Healthy Food Options, Healthy Recipes, Conagra Foods, Wild Oats, Benefits Of Organic Food, Food Inc, Non Organic, Strawberry Fields, Health And Beauty Tips

This Could Make Shopping Organic A Lot Cheaper

(Adds comment) By Lisa Baertlein April 10 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc wants Americans, even those on a budget, to buy more organic food.

This is not to say that being a princess is somehow a bad thing. As GoldieBlox founder Debbie Sterling explained in an interview with Wired,. Social Activities, Children's Toys, Intersectional Feminism, Faith In Humanity, Toddler Preschool, Social Issues, Body Image, Roller Coaster, Toys For Girls

This Little Girl Needs Just 90 Seconds To Explain The Problem With Girls' Toys Today

Remember those classic "This is your brain on drugs" ads that scared you into not eating omelets? GoldieBlox, one of my favorite companies when it comes to inspiring girls to achieve greatness, decided to make that metaphor actually useful, just in time for Easter. Learn the facts.

This Guy Went From Making Beer Ads To Making Memes To Change How You Think About Beer Ads :: Upworthy. Amazing video about advertising/media. Sample quote: "All media is educational media. The question is, what is it teaching? Gender Spectrum, Making Beer, Make It Rain, Just Girly Things, How To Make Beer, Being In The World, Let Them Talk, Sociology, Thought Provoking

This Guy Went From Making Beer Ads To Making Memes To Change How You Think About Beer Ads

The average person spends over seven hours a day interacting with media and is exposed to over 5,000 marketing messages daily. Think of the last ad you saw. Was it bad for the world? Or good? And how can you tell? The founder of Beware of Images, Sergio "Topo" Toporek, says, "The only truly dangerous media is the unexamined media," and he is creating a film to help us all analyze it more critically.

The Shocking Truth About What It Would Cost Us All If Walmart Paid A Living Wage. The Government would benefit from this, I'm surprised they haven't done anything to implement changes for that would help America. Political Science, Social Science, Make It Rain, Knowledge Is Power, Inspirational Videos, Let Them Talk, Social Work, Social Justice, Thought Provoking

The Shocking Truth About What It Would Cost Us All If Walmart Paid A Living Wage

My wife and I do not shop at Walmart because it does not pay a living wage, which forces its workers to get on public assistance. But I am totally shocked by how easily that could change. This two-minute clip is da bomb.(Oh, there's also the fact that Walmart pretty much single-handedly created a good deal of China's industry and shipping systems and thereby helped move a lot of our jobs overseas. But I digress...)

Honey Maid Redefines "Wholesome" to Include Gay Dads - Designer Daddy Interracial Family, Interracial Marriage, Single Dads, Single Parent, Faith In Humanity, Gay Couple, Family Love, Modern Family, One In A Million

How Honey Maid Dealt With Anti-Gay Comments About A Commercial Perfectly

Graham crackers aren't really my thing, but this commercial sure is. High five to another company for making a statement about inclusivity, then standing by it in the face of criticism. And bonus points for doing it with love.

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