Posts Tagged ‘minimum’

Petition forces Danish parliament to debate minimum age for circumcisions

The proposal was forced onto the agenda after more than 50,000 people signed a citizens’ petition calling for a minimum age of 18 for circumcision. The bill is scheduled to be debated in the autumn but appears unlikely to pass, given the lack of support from the country’s government. READ MORE: Amazon cuts circumcision ‘training […]

Adapt 2030 Ice Age Report: Signs in the skies of the Eddy Solar Grand Minimum

     Signs are appearing our skies that the atmosphere is changing as predicted with the gran solar minimum. Rare anti-solar arcs over Norway, Cyclone over Yemen and Oman, Green flashes in UK and Norway. Hawaii has blue flames as the Earth cracks and methane ignites and CO2 didn’t cause warming in 1950-1980 even though it […]

These are the items that you need in your first-aid kit if you just want to carry the bare minimum

(Natural News) A first-aid kit is something that you always want to keep in your survival gear, even if you dread ever having to use it. If you want to keep your pack light, you can prepare a basic first-aid kit so you have something to treat minor cuts and scrapes. While you […]

Massive Minimum Wage Study: Few Downsides, Gains For Low-Wage Workers

Massive Minimum Wage Study: Few Downsides, Gains For Low-Wage Workers Research builds on previous studies that have chipped away at opposition to the policy. A new study on the minimum wage confirms previous research that found the policy raises wages for low-income workers without reducing total employment. The paper may finally start to convince conservative critics of […]

Raising The Minimum Wage Is Not The End Goal—We Need To Challenge Capital Itself

Above Photo: Protestors march in a rally on Capitol Hill in Washington to push for a raise to the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, on July 22, 2015. (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images) Once more with feeling, the old debate rises into the headlines and the talk show circuit: Should […]

Scientists Fear Grid Failures During Solar Minimum

By Mac Slavo As our sun’s activity slows and the star gets quieter, scientists’ fears of solar minimum are coming to the forefront.  It isn’t the lack of activity that is terrifying those who study the sun, it’s what happens next that worries them all. There would be nothing any of us could […]

Minimum Wage Of $15 An Hour Passed In Minneapolis

Since the Fight for $15 began in November 2012, more than 40 cities and counties, and more than 20 states have adopted minimum wage increases. NELP estimates that about 19 million workers have won almost $62 billion in annual raises, and a growing numbers of U.S. states and cities in just the last few years are adopting […]

NASA: Sun is heading toward solar minimum

     High up in the clear blue noontime sky, the sun appears to be much the same day-in, day-out, year after year. But astronomers have long known that this is not true. The sun does change. Properly-filtered telescopes reveal a fiery disk often speckled with dark sunspots. Sunspots are strongly magnetized, and they crackle with […]

Inside Look At The First $15 Minimum Wage Campaign

Back in 2011, as the Occupy Wall Street movement was still spreading through the country, a smaller standoff was unfolding at Sea-Tac, the international airport in the small, eponymous town between Seattle and Tacoma that serves both cities. Along with some of her coworkers, Zainab Aweis, a Somali Muslim shuttle driver for Hertz car rental, […]

Two more years needed to raise Russian minimum wage to subsistence levels: Medvedev

nsnbc : Russian Prime Minister and billionaire Dmitry Medvedev tries to explains Russians that he needs two more years to raise Russia’s minimum wages […]

Japan deploys warship to protect US vessel, authorizes ‘minimum’ use of firepower

Defense Minister Tomomi Inada ordered the Izumo Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter carrier to protect a US Navy supply ship, which is heading towards the Pacific to resupply the American armada sent by Donald Trump to keep North Korean nuclear ambitions at bay, sources told Kyodo news. ‘Miserable end’: N. Korea threatens to sink US nuclear […]

Iraqi Forces Push Into Fallujah City

 nsnbc : Iraqi forces, on Saturday, pushed into the city of Fallujah after fierce clashes with Islamic State forces. Preparations for the assault have been underway for days but delayed to minimize the risk for non-combatant civilians. Iraqi military and militia broke through the defenses of the self-proclaimed Islamic State )a.k.a. ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) […]

Verizon Strikers v. US Oligarcghy, Shows Everything Wrong With US Economy

Print Friendly Above Photo: This June 4, 2014 photo shows signage at a Verizon Wireless retail store at Downtown Crossing in Boston.(Credit: AP/Charles Krupa) Verizon workers are fighting back against a machine that increasingly takes them for granted. This is so important Verizon workers have been without a contract since last August, which has led nearly 40,000 workers to […]

Rancor, Protests Greet Top Energy Official

Print Friendly Above Photo: Protestors interrupt as Norman Bay, center, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), gives the key note during the Independent Power Producers of New York 30th Annual Spring Conference & Showcase at The Desmond on Wednesday May 11, 2016 in Colonie , N.Y. (Michael P. Farrell/Times Union) Amid shouts, FERC chairman […]

Rancor, Protests Greet Top Energy Official

Print Friendly Above Photo: Protestors interrupt as Norman Bay, center, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), gives the key note during the Independent Power Producers of New York 30th Annual Spring Conference & Showcase at The Desmond on Wednesday May 11, 2016 in Colonie , N.Y. (Michael P. Farrell/Times Union) Amid shouts, FERC chairman […]

Rancor, Protests Greet Top Energy Official

Print Friendly Above Photo: Protestors interrupt as Norman Bay, center, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), gives the key note during the Independent Power Producers of New York 30th Annual Spring Conference & Showcase at The Desmond on Wednesday May 11, 2016 in Colonie , N.Y. (Michael P. Farrell/Times Union) Amid shouts, FERC chairman […]

Detroit Public Schools Shut With Teachers In ‘Sickout’ Over Pay

Print Friendly Above Photo: A Zapatista mural in the town of San Pedro Polhó illustrates ideas about education. Photo by Dario Ribelo on Flickr “There’s a basic agreement in America: When you put in a day’s work, you’ll receive a day’s pay.” (Reuters) – Detroit Public Schools closed nearly all of its 97 schools on Monday as hundreds […]

Service Workers Had To Pay To Stay Employed

Print Friendly Above photo:  SchulteProductions / Thinkstock On paper, federal law in the United States requires all employers to ensure their employees are paid the minimum wage — $7.25 an hour, as guaranteed by the Fair Labor Standards Act. Service workers are legally supposed to earn this amount, whether via direct wages (the federal tipped minimum […]

8 Great Foods To Eat For Cleaner Arteries

There are so many reasons to celebrate food. Their ability to not just sustain life, but to improve it, is certainly high on the list, and superfoods definitely fit the bill in that regard. A relatively new name given to a select few foods, these superior sources of nourishment are chock-full of nutrients, giving our bodies everything […]

Virginia House Votes Unanimously To Legalize Hemp Farming, Nullifying Federal Law

Today, the Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill to authorize the farming, and production of industrial hemp in the state for commercial purposes, setting the foundation to nullify in practice the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same. The vote was 98-0. Introduced by Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Norge), House Bill 699 (HB699) […]

US oil drillers headed for imminent financial collapse due to suppressed oil prices

(NaturalNews) The collapse in the price of oil and gasoline due to major increases in global supply has been a financial boon to tens of millions of cash-strapped Americans still struggling to earn a living in a stagnant economy. But while consumers are breathing a sigh of relief, many oil producers are increasingly […]

US oil drillers headed for imminent financial collapse due to suppressed oil prices

(NaturalNews) The collapse in the price of oil and gasoline due to major increases in global supply has been a financial boon to tens of millions of cash-strapped Americans still struggling to earn a living in a stagnant economy. But while consumers are breathing a sigh of relief, many oil producers are increasingly […]

Russian EU representative blasts EU sanctions against Russia as not only illegal, but violating basic human rights

     The sanctions introduced by the European Union against Russia not only contradict existing international law, but also violate basic human rights, Russia’s permanent representative with the UN has said. “The EU is committing a direct violation of human rights by its actions against Russia. The unilateral sanctions introduced against us are not only illegitimate […]

Newsletter: Youth Recognize Their Power & Build It

Print Friendly As we prepared to write a newsletter focused on amazing youth activism, the attacks in Paris occurred.  This attack continues the rise of violence that has been escalating since the US attacked Iraq in 2003. Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria, Palestine and other Middle Eastern countries have been devastated by war. We need political […]

A new species is evolving — an ultra-successful mix of wolves, coyotes and dogs

     A new species combining wolves, coyotes and dogs is evolving before scientists’ eyes in the eastern United States. Wolves faced with a diminishing number of potential mates are lowering their standards and mating with other, similar species, reported The Economist. The interbreeding began up to 200 years ago, as European settlers pushed into southern […]

Crowdfunding To Build Homes In First Nations Communities

Sylvia McAdam told CBC News she decided to act after seeing how dire the housing situation was in Big River First Nation in Saskatchewan, where she was born and raised. “You don’t realize what is in your own backyard until you go door-to-door and actually go visit the people in their own homes,” McAdam said. Source Article from […]

Jewish-Lobby Controlled US Govt. Resupplies Syrian “Rebels”

Driven only by their hatred of Bashar al-Assad, the Jewish Lobby-controlled US Government has once again started massive weapons supply air drops to so-called “Syrian rebels.” This has taken place despite all of the previous “rebels” so supplied turning out to be ISIS supporters—and the serious danger of sparking off a conflict with Russian […]

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