Economy

Paramedic Who Makes $15/hr Shuts Down Every Argument Against Fast Food Workers Who Earn The Same

Paramedic Who Makes $15/hr Shuts Down Every Argument Against Fast Food Workers Who Earn The Same

By Joe Fletcher / Addicting Info The internet is a mighty tool. Occasionally, you come across a person’s perspective on an issue that is so spot on you just have to share it. A paramedic from Arlington, Texas who earns $15/hr. shared his views on New York’s decision to make the minimum wage for fast food workers […]

Pope Francis Calls To End Tax-Exempt Status For Churches That Don’t Practice Charity

Pope Francis Calls To End Tax-Exempt Status For Churches That Don’t Practice Charity

Should churches be tax exempt? There’s no easy – or clear – answer to this question, as not all religious institutions (or the people behind them), are the same. Pope Francis’ opinion on the matter, however, might surprise you. Right before his trip to America, Pope Francis spoke with a Portuguese Catholic broadcaster and discussed […]

In 10 Months, This Cafe Has Fed 10,000 People With 20 Tons Of Unwanted Food

In 10 Months, This Cafe Has Fed 10,000 People With 20 Tons Of Unwanted Food

Are you aware that in the United States, nearly 40% of the food produced is tossed into the trash? As it makes its way to the landfill, 795 million people in the world wonder where their next meal will come from. It’s ridiculous – as well as disheartening, which is why activists around the planet […]

Rockford, Illinois Effectively Ends Veteran Homelessness!

Rockford, Illinois Effectively Ends Veteran Homelessness!

Lately, a number of positive developments have been shared concerning homelessness. Not only have some incredibly innovative sleeping bag designs been revealed to help individuals on the street stay warm and cozy, the city of Rockford, Illinois announced that it has officially eliminated homelessness among vets.  Rockford is now one of at least 15 cities […]

This Hospital Bill Is Going Viral. Why? This Is What Childbirth Costs In A Nation Without Public Healthcare

This Hospital Bill Is Going Viral. Why? This Is What Childbirth Costs In A Nation Without Public Healthcare

Having a baby should be an exciting, heartwarming endeavor, not a soul-crushing, fearsome experience. Yet, for millions of people who don’t live in a nation with universal health care, the stack of bills after a hospital visit can be just that. Twitter user @YumiYoko conveyed this to the world when, earlier this year, she delivered a […]

Former Costco Exec Launches The US’ First 100% Organic Fast-Food Restaurant

Former Costco Exec Launches The US’ First 100% Organic Fast-Food Restaurant

For most adults in the United States, juggling the responsibility of healthy eating with other priorities can be tough. This is exactly why the former executive of Costco, Erica Welton, launched the restaurant chain The Organic Coup.  Welton was a food buyer for Costco for 14 years before leaving but did so because she was inspired […]

These 21 Brilliant Illustrations Summarize Everything Wrong With Society

These 21 Brilliant Illustrations Summarize Everything Wrong With Society

“Satire is fascinating stuff. It’s deadly serious, and when politics begin to break down, there is a drift towards satire, because it’s the only thing that makes any sense” – Ben Nicholsan. John Holcroft is a talented British illustrator known for his ability to merge retro-style illustrations with satirical commentary concerning topics that matter. Using drawing […]