The $28.5 billion in bonuses doled out to Wall Street employees in 2014 is double the annual pay for all 1,007,000 Americans who work full-time at the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.
On Thursday, Walker told a crowd that the peaceful 2011 Uprising could be compared to responding as a commander in chief to the decapitations and rogue Islamic fury of ISIS.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved the Okanagan Specialty Fruits’ genetically engineered Arctic Apples.
Why did it happen? Brian Williams was the number one anchor. And now he is banished for six months – or forever.
The Obama Administration's new plan to regulate methane emissions from the oil and gas industry will at best only slow down the country's fastest-growing source of heat-trapping gases.
Imagine if every school in our country was powered by clean, affordable, renewable energy.
There's no more room for speculation. If the GOP-controlled Congress passes a bill directing approval for the Keystone XL pipeline, President Obama will veto it. Such was the announcement yesterday by White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest. There were no qualifiers, no weasel words, nothing that would indicate the president is looking for a backdoor that will allow him to approve the project and save face.
After being accused of "literally lying" about climate change by one of its own high-profile business members, excoriated for being a "corporate bill mill," and losing nearly 100 company sponsors, you might expect the rabidly anti-environmental American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to tone it down a little. Not a chance.
CMD contributor Alex Carlin is in Lima, Peru, posting daily updates of his observations of COP 20, the UN Climate Summit.
With Black Friday days away, Walmart workers and their allies are gearing up for what they predict will be the largest strike in the retailer's history.