Overheard: Recession has workers coping with... →
We know that for all the cutbacks youve had to make this year, one thing has not lessened: employee stress levels. In addition to other survey findings earlier this year on burgeoning employee…
Game over? Billionaires now blatantly rule... →
The multiple millions of their own money billionaires spend on their political campaigns represent seemingly staggering amounts. But viewed in the rarified context of the very wealthy, the amounts…
Fearmonger-in-Chief Beck reveals 'The Plan':... →
Glenn Beck’s obviously been drumming his fingers in contemplation after his semi-successful 9-12 March on Washington: What to do? What to do next? Aha! He knows! He’ll organize them into a sustained…
Thanksgiving questions and answers →
A pretty good list to prepare for the big day. A few years ago a friend brined her turkey (with the Alice Waters recipe, of course) and I would never go back. Lots more inside including how to tame…
Republicans Move to Permit Credit Card Companies... →
Today, on the Senate floor, Republicans objected to a motion by Chris Dodd (D-CT) to immediately take up a bill to move up the effective date on the CARD Act, which was passed several…
Who are Union Members? New Study Shows “The... →
Shared by Kate Thanks for the link love, Whitney! Hey folks! I’m filling in for Tula’s weekly labor column this week. Today, I wanted to talk about a new report out this week on the…
The New Blue-Collar Hungry →
Forget what you thought you knew about hunger in America-in the new economy, even working parents and their kids are short on food. Inside a growing epidemic that’s even encompassing dual-income…
The Details Of The New Merged Senate Bill →
Moments ago, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) released the merged Senate health care bill. According to preliminary CBO analysis, the Senate bill costs $849 billion over 10 years and…
Insurers Fighting Hard to Keep "Gender... →
The Colorado State Association of Health Underwriters plans to lobby against efforts to include maternity care in individual plans, in addition their efforts to keep “gender rating” legal, and you…
Do YOU accept Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein’s apology for causing the financial crisis? http://bit.ly/1kjnho #hellno
This is pretty creepy (and I say this as a person who is creepily into Twilight/vampires): http://bit.ly/2XCMjZ
Even if you’re not a “good shopper,” you can still shop with a conscience—and support fair & just labor standards http://bit.ly/3kmdOw
THANK GOD http://bit.ly/3yQsvI
If you like stargazing (not embarrassed to admit I do!) , tonight is peak of meteor shower. DCist has more: http://bit.ly/3krvWM
Shop with a Conscience Consumer Guide Launched →
By Brett Eisenbrown, Intern, International Labor Rights Forum As the holiday shopping season rolls around, I often find myself at a lost. I am not what one calls a “good shopper.” In fact, when…
Wall Street spends 2.5x more $$ on members of Congress who sit on the financial services & banking committee than other members #nobigbanks
Andy Stern on the scene at Goldman Sachs protest. Crowd growing. #abashowdown http://twitpic.com/prl83
Goldman Sachs protest beginning… http://twitpic.com/prkt0
Pretty, but this pic still doesn’t do the view of the Washington monument from my apartment balcony justice http://twitpic.com/pnnzp
RT @digitalsista: would like to plan to have more opportunities to have #shesgeekydc & #barcampdc like events to work together
Goldman Sach’s corporate greed apalling, worldwide! RT @MarcusMrowka: UK to eliminate excessive bonuses for bank CEOs http://bit.ly/8uO11
Um i have one…and love it! RT @loryn24: On my target run. Oddly enough I am tempted to buy snuggie as they are 14.99. http://pic.gd/b477ff
RT @Jillfoster: Pic! #shesgeeky in the dark (bright w/ ideas) http://post.ly/CbDB
When I got home a few min. ago, my roommate was camped out on the couch, watching Lion King w/ her parents. Wrestling w/ her brother. #FML
Just finished yoga session at #shesgeekydc to help w/ aches from sitting in front of comp all day. Who knew technology could be so relaxing!
RT @joaquinhguerra: Tell Congress to Get Ready for Immigration Reform http://action.seiu.org/onourway #RI4A #dreamact #immigration #c2c #p2
Republicans pay for Abortions →
An interesting double standard has emerged in wake of the Stupak Amendment. It seems the the Republican National Committee has a health insurance plan that provides for abortions. According to…
Low Income Women Can't Get Abortions, But RNC... →
It’s pretty obvious Republicans don’t want you to be able to have an abortion. Republicans don’t want government funds to be used to cover a legal medical procedure that “kills babies” despite the…
haha Me too RT @bradlevinson: Organizing my mac’s desktop when it gets too crowded: create “All” folder and drag everything in there. Tada!
Some of the funniest “overheard” Facebook comment chains I’ve ever read. http://pic.gd/884668 http://pic.gd/ef66f http://pic.gd/2ff55d
RT @ttagaris: @SEIU is running help wanted search ads to assist BofA in finding its next CEO: http://bit.ly/39u3VS #p2
Discussing social media policy at #shesgeekydc: http://bit.ly/EVAZD
Discussion on “social media silo” - when work new media is doing is disconnected from the successes of the overall organization #shesgeekydc
Surrounded by woooooo girls…
Photo from 10/27/09 Chicago banks protest is on the front page of @huffpost right now #ABAshowdown http://pic.gd/1e4255
RT @seiu: No, GOP Congressmen, we object. @SEIU_AnnaBurger calls out the GOP on women’s #hcr issues http://bit.ly/4azA7Q
Weirdly dark. RT @escapetochengdu: Mystery of the day: The light and heating in our building went out, but we still have power at our desks.
Such poetic & deserved hating by @mediamatters! RT @ttagaris: RT @EricBoehlert: Breitbart’s latest fail: http://tinyurl.com/yhhgore
Wish u were coming too! RT @escapetochengdu: Ditto RT @LYF108: Wish I could attend #shesgeekydc - looks like some great women are signed up!
COUNTDOWN: 6 minutes until Glenn Beck! (here @SEIU, we’re more giddy than usual because of this: http://bit.ly/2LKYv0) Is your DVR set?!
Great analysis of the use of Twitter during PR Oct. 15 strike - hat tip @miguelrios | Twitter Durante el Paro Nacional http://retwt.me/1uoFo
Agreed. @mariatchijov, guess you’re not missing much…RT @ttagaris: Judge Napolitano is a really poor substitute for Glenn Beck.
Taking bets: will Glenn Beck address the SEIU nurses who cared for him (ensuring he didn’t lose even a single foot?!)
LinkedIn works with Twitter, and vice versa... →
Allenblue / The LinkedIn Blog: LinkedIn works with Twitter, and vice versa — Today we’re announcing a partnership between LinkedIn and Twitter - and new features that we…
hahahaha RT @sethdmichaels: there’s a fine documentary film addressing this issue RT: @michaelwhitney: No idea where I last parked my car.
Hear hear! RT @michelleimiller: RT @twrlgrl: @escapetochengdu deserves kudos for her good work. || I second that!
If you're a visual learner like me... →
Newsflash to all those who want to maintain the status quo and think the healthcare in this country is just peachy the way it is….Here’s a visual representation depicting why you are WRONG: Charts showing how much US residents pay for health care compared to people in other countries Four graphs created by the International Federation...
So...crime doesn't pay? →
This surprises me…do I really spend more on music than my law-abiding iTunes-buying music loving friends? > Illegal downloaders spend the most on music, says poll