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Have a Coke and a vote! Yesterday, ColorOfChange announced a new action , asking its members to call Coca Cola and ask them to end their membership in, and financial support of, the American ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 84 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 09:19 AM PDT with 71 Recommends
My rabbi recently told a story about a bunch of people in a boat. One of them started drilling a hole in the boat under his seat and everyone screamed, "What are you doing?!?". The man drilling ...
by Ross Lampert
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun Apr 10, 2011 at 01:21 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
In December 2010 I wrote the following article on prison labor and those involved in removing jobs from the private/public sectors and putting them in the hands of inmates. Now ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 02:10 PM PST with 58 Recommends
Returned from Netroots 2012 convention in Rhode Island yesterday and spent today uploading videos and pictures to my Flikr account . For the videos I've used the great ones provided by Netroots ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Jun 11, 2012 at 04:48 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
Limited Government, Free Markets, Federalism, Voter Suppression, Shoot First, End Collective Bargaining... Now that the real political agenda of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Apr 06, 2012 at 11:19 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
An article today from Lisa Graves at the Center for Media and Democracy informs in May 2012, PRWeek reported ALEC had... ..."hired the notorious global PR firm Edelman. Edelman is the firm of ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Aug 29, 2012 at 05:49 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
We've been hearing a lot about Walmart and their activities involving worker wages in pursuit of controlling the retail markets in this country and about their membership in ALEC. We've also ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 30, 2012 at 06:47 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Since were in a " out with the old & busted, in with the new hotness " kind of ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 120 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2009 at 08:54 PM PST with 26 Recommends
The irony of the disturbing images in this protest video is that this theme song originated from one of Coca-Cola's most effective advertising campaigns ever -- an advertising jingle, ''I'd ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jan 24, 2014 at 03:50 PM PST with 21 Recommends
I have a gay brother and sister, and for obvious reasons, for the first time in decades I won't be following my fave ice dancing at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia. I'm also a big fan of the (
by freelancewoman
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 05:17 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Updated title: used to be Sanjay Gupta Can Fix This Economy This is the key to fixing our economy and I'm surprised it's going so unnoticed. Some politicians like David Patterson ...
by CornSyrupAwareness
Comment Count 89 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2009 at 12:26 PM PST with 17 Recommends
In a capitalist society such as the United States, the economic principle of "free markets" and "supply-and demand" compliments the theory that consumers are "job creators", just as jobs that pay a ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue May 28, 2013 at 01:19 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Wah! No more Free Coke (Koch), Senator?? “U might think abt not drinking Coca Cola since company sucombed to pressure fr Leftist not to support ALEC [sic],” the conservative senator wrote on ...
by roseeriter
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Apr 23, 2012 at 02:03 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
This past weekend I was traveling and stopped for a rest break at a turnpike restaurant along a major Interstate. It was the usual thing you would expect….a lot of fast food franchise outlets ...
by dweb8231
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Oct 29, 2007 at 11:21 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
I was ambivalent when Mayor Bloomberg tried to end the Big Gulp. But now that his attempt has failed, Coca Cola is introducing new mega cans of their addictive syrupy s*t. I've been a 2-Coke a day ...
by hamm
Comment Count 88 comments on Sun May 19, 2013 at 08:18 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
A short excerpt from A Brief History of the Corporation: 1600 to 2100 by Venkat on June 8, 2011 If you thought it was bad enough that Dick Cheney used to work for Halliburton before he took office, ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 07:40 PM PST with 7 Recommends
I went for a drive today. It wasn’t very adventurous, I’ll admit, as I sat, drowned in my music while the noonday traffic blared outside. Cars went bumper to bumper, metal nearly grinding ...
by DAISHI
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 12:48 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Reposted from yesterday, with an update: I have a gay brother and sister, and for obvious reasons, for the first time in decades I won't be following my fave ice dancing at the upcoming Winter ...
by freelancewoman
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Sep 11, 2013 at 01:54 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Just got an interesting e-mail from [http://someofus.org someofus.org] They are claiming Coke Cola is thinking about confronting Russia over the countries gay laws & the up coming Olympics. Could ...
by eeff
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 10:36 AM PDT with 1 Recommend