Working Poor

More Democrat Senators Signing On For Single Payer Healthcare (TWEETS/VIDEO)

More Democrat Senators Signing On For Single Payer Healthcare (TWEETS/VIDEO)

A shift is happening in the Democrat Party. As many saw with the primaries last year, the Democrats were divided about whether to take a status quo approach or a new progressive push towards healthcare. Of course Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been in favor of universal healthcare for decades and has been vocal on […]

Steve Mnuchin’s Wife Online (Not So Humble) Brag Brings Huge Backlash (INSTAGRAM)

Steve Mnuchin’s Wife Online (Not So Humble) Brag Brings Huge Backlash (INSTAGRAM)

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is famous for foreclosing on many people caught up in the 2008 housing crisis. He was even known as the ‘forclosure king’. He also managed to escape prosecution. Well meet his wife, Scottish actress Louise Linton. She likes to show off on social media. She likes flaunting her big designer brands […]

NYC The First City To Give Legal Protection To Tenants Facing Eviction

NYC The First City To Give Legal Protection To Tenants Facing Eviction

It’s easy to pick on the little guy. Every day, minorities, the poor, the sick, undocumented, and ex-felons must contend with threats and exploitation to which most of the time they are virtually powerless. Pursuing legal redress for wrongs costs money few barely scraping by possess; and if people are here illegally, they are going […]

Guess Why This Lesbian Waitress Was Denied A Tip? (VIDEO)

Guess Why This Lesbian Waitress Was Denied A Tip? (VIDEO)

Samantha Heaton works as a waitress at Buffalo Wild Wings in Rockport Illinois. She is hardworking and like many other waitresses earns minimum wage. Most servers in this country depend on tips for a living. Well imagine her surprise when a couple, who she had served this particular Saturday evening, decided to leave her no tip with […]

Senate Shoots Down ObamaCare Repeal-Only Plan (VIDEO)

Senate Shoots Down ObamaCare Repeal-Only Plan (VIDEO)

The Senate rejected a proposal by Republican legislators Wednesday to repeal ObamaCare, signifying yet another failure by the Republican Party in its long battle to dismantle the landmark legislation that was championed by President Barack Obama. The measure was opposed by seven Republicans, with the vote winding up at 45-55, CNN reports. The proposal, an amendment […]

NY Attorney General Vows To Sue If Republicans Repeal The ACA (VIDEO)

NY Attorney General Vows To Sue If Republicans Repeal The ACA (VIDEO)

Republicans have failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare”–again. After being unable to obtain the requisite votes in the Senate to revoke health insurance from over 20 million people in what was nothing more than a tax break for the wealthy disguised as health care reform, the GOP has returned to its corner to lick […]

Bernie Sanders in 2020 Election? The Vermont Senator Says It’s ‘Not Off The Table’ (VIDEO)

Bernie Sanders in 2020 Election? The Vermont Senator Says It’s ‘Not Off The Table’ (VIDEO)

Although some argue it is too early to start talking about the 2020 election when we still have to turn Congress blue next year, talk about whom the Democrats might run against President Donald Trump is beginning nonetheless. There is some mention of New York governor Andrew Cuomo possibly throwing his hat into the proverbial fray. Other […]

Local Governments Raise Minimum Wage–Republicans Fight To Lower It (VIDEO)

Local Governments Raise Minimum Wage–Republicans Fight To Lower It (VIDEO)

Republicans love to tout “local control,” “states’ rights,” and “smaller government.” You’ve heard the talking points: “Let the states decide their own gun control laws.” “The federal government is not in the education business.” “It’s not the government’s job to provide for the poor. Let the churches do it.” The list goes on. But when […]

4th Of July Party Invite List A Bipartisan Dream Date That Is Raising Eyebrows (VIDEO/TWEETS)

4th Of July Party Invite List A Bipartisan Dream Date That Is Raising Eyebrows (VIDEO/TWEETS)

In the Hamptons last weekend, Lally Weymouth (media royalty) threw her annual birthday party, which happens to coincide with Independence Day. This is nothing unusual in itself, however this party saw guests in attendance, that you would not expect to be hanging out with one another. Kellyanne Conway, Ivanka and husband Jared Kushner were at […]

WATCH: Link Between Institutional Poverty And Children’s Brain Development Found

WATCH: Link Between Institutional Poverty And Children’s Brain Development Found

On April 12, 2016, then-presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) held a campaign rally at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York in which he talked about the “physiology of poverty.” In other words, concern over where and when one’s next meal is coming from, how one will be able to pay bills, keep the lights […]

Why Bernie Turned Down A Meeting With Trump And What Would Change His Mind (VIDEO)

Why Bernie Turned Down A Meeting With Trump And What Would Change His Mind (VIDEO)

In a recent interview with David Sirota, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has revealed again why he was so popular last year leading up to the election. In the interview, Sanders was asked many things, including how, as a civil rights activist, he felt when people had questioned his dedication to this cause. He answered: “That was personally very […]

Hey, Low Paid Trump Voters: Republicans Are Coming After Your Overtime Pay (VIDEO)

Hey, Low Paid Trump Voters: Republicans Are Coming After Your Overtime Pay (VIDEO)

Our current president appealed to low-income, blue collar workers who were tired of being screwed by the big guy. They believed he’d put more money in their pocket and ‘drain the swamp.’ Which makes this bill all the more ironic. Hard Working ‘Muricans According to his supporters, President Donald Trump is all about the little guy. […]

National Disgrace: Flint Citizens Billed For Poisoned Water – Could Now Lose Their Houses (VIDEO)

National Disgrace: Flint Citizens Billed For Poisoned Water – Could Now Lose Their Houses (VIDEO)

People of Flint, Michigan have had insult added to injury. Not only has their water been poisoned with high levels of lead, they now face financial ruin because they have not paid their water bills. Some 8000 water bills have been unpaid. In events that seem like something from a Hollywood film, the people of Flint […]

The ‘Mythical’ Universal Basic Income – Could It Work In The United States? (VIDEO)

The ‘Mythical’ Universal Basic Income – Could It Work In The United States? (VIDEO)

Some countries in Europe and a few states here in the U.S. have experimented with universal basic incomes for its citizens. However, could this work across the entire country here? What Is Universal Basic Income? First off, a universal basic income is similar to Social Security in that everyone gets a fixed amount of money […]

Trump’s De-Regulation Of Everything Is Genocide In Disguise (VIDEO)

Trump’s De-Regulation Of Everything Is Genocide In Disguise (VIDEO)

Last week, we witnessed another example of President Donald Trump effacing his predecessor’s legacy under the guise of eliminating “job-killing regulations.” In what Trump hailed as a “new energy revolution that celebrates American production on American soil,” the United States unraveled former President Barack Obama’s 2015 Clean Power Plan which was designed to reduce carbon pollution from […]

Trump’s Budget Guts Heat Assistance To The Poor … And The Reason Is Disgusting (VIDEO)

Trump’s Budget Guts Heat Assistance To The Poor … And The Reason Is Disgusting (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s supposed budget-slashing is looking less like fiscal responsibility and more like someone chopping their way through the rain forest with a wooden spoon being eaten by termites. And, while the flailing is somewhat entertaining, it stops us in our tracks when we realize that some of the programs he wants to slash are […]

Unique Doctor’s Office Makes Healthcare Affordable To People Without Insurance (VIDEO)

Unique Doctor’s Office Makes Healthcare Affordable To People Without Insurance (VIDEO)

Some doctors are looking at a whole new way of doing medicine that might truly help people who are under or uninsured, or have high deductible insurance plans. Patients may also receive better quality care. This new and innovative model is known as direct primary care. Instead of accepting insurance, it allows patients to pay […]

Poverty-Stricken WV Trump Voters Will Suffer BIGLY From Their God’s New Budget (VIDEO)

Poverty-Stricken WV Trump Voters Will Suffer BIGLY From Their God’s New Budget (VIDEO)

The weather-beaten ‘Trump 2016’ signs that litter my home state of West Virginia are in your face daily. People in WV showed up in force to vote for now President Donald Trump. WV is one of the poorest states in the U.S. The state debt has been in the local news almost nightly. The state […]

Support For Trumpcare Goes Flaccid As More GOP Representatives Rise Against It (TWEET)

Support For Trumpcare Goes Flaccid As More GOP Representatives Rise Against It (TWEET)

The House will be voting on the American Healthcare Act, aka “Trumpcare” next week, and despite what we’ve been told, it’s not a sure thing. As the day of the vote draws near, more and more house Republicans are leaning against the bill, providing more resistance than President Donald Trump previously expected. Trumpcare needs 216 […]

Trump’s Budget Coupled With Trumpcare Is A Clear And Present Danger To Millions Of Americans (TWEETS)

Trump’s Budget Coupled With Trumpcare Is A Clear And Present Danger To Millions Of Americans (TWEETS)

The GOP’s plan for replacing Obamacare was recently released and we learned that 24 million Americans will lose their coverage under this new plan. It has received scathing reviews from both sides of the isle and multiple organizations. It’s so bad that it is the only thing that President Trump does not want his name […]

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