Target contributes $150,000 to Republican candidate who promises to cut waiters' minimum wage. It's starting.
But it doesn't stop there. Minnesota Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer oppses gay rights, and fights for tax breaks for CEO's while cutting workers' salaries:
A new report concludes some majority-black legislative districts are penalized because of the way the census bureau counts their imprisoned residents.
-By Emily Badger
June 3, 2010- Sixty-six percent of the inmates in the state of New York come from New York City. But 91 percent of them are incarcerated upstate, in communities where they have long been counted by the U.S. census.
On paper, this means prisoners belong not to the communities from which they’ve come (and to which they eventually will return), but to places where they can neither vote, check out a library book or attend a local school.
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