In the latest food contamination debacle, The National Beef Packing Company, a firm based in Liberal, Kansas, recalled more than 50,000 pounds of ground beef because it may be contaminated with E. coli, according to Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) who made announcement yesterday.
The Detroit-area plant that gave birth to “Rosie the Riveter,” the ubiquitous cultural icon of the Second World War that became a symbol of feminism and women’s economic empowerment, will soon be torn down unless a Michigan non-profit can raise the $3.5 million needed to save it by Thursday.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in more than a dozen cities across Brazil, angry about government corruption, high taxes and poor social services, despite heavy spending ahead of next year’s World Cup and the Olympics in 2016.
Federal authorities have raided over a dozen 7-Eleven stores in New York and Virginia today, and the allegations against the owners of those franchises are quite severe. Authorities obtained warrants on claims that nine owners had been harboring undocumented immigrants as workers, in effect creating a "modern day plantation system."
Unemployment among Hispanic Americans ticked up a tenth of a point, to 9.1 percent in the latest jobs report from the U.S. Department of Labor. The overall unemployment rate rose the same amount, to 7.6 percent.
Rosie the Riveter is an iconic symbol for the shared efforts of both American men and women during our World War II efforts overseas. Her image was used to rally and inspire women to step out of the household and work for the greater good of their country. Apparently, the household cleaning company Swiffer believes that Rosie the Riveter had it all wrong.
The Dow Jones is at record highs, but that isn’t a sign of economic recovery for everyone. Only 17 percent of Hispanics in the United States have any money in the stock market, according to a new poll from the Pew Research Center.
Contrary to warnings from conservative think tanks like the Heritage Foundation, a new study shows immigrants pay far more into government services like Medicare and Social Security than they take out.