As Minimum Wages Inch Upwards, Workers Say ‘Not Enough!’

As of January 1, the minimum wage in 13 states will rise, bringing the total number of states with wages above the $7.25 federal requirement to 21. However, as many celebrate this as a victory and a sure-fire strategy for Democratic legislators in upcoming elections, progressive voices maintain that a minimum wage of $8 or $9 an hour is still not enough.

Angle of Attack: US, China investing in each other’s backyard

Last year, for the first time ever, China ranked No. 1 in the world among nations expressing interest in buying U.S. firms, according to the U.S. Treasury. Meantime, while the U.S. military says its evolving Air-Sea Battle concept of waging war isn’t aimed at any specific nation, officers privately acknowledge that the key potential foe that falls within its...

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              The KTALK Family would like to thank all of our listeners and supporters for the donations made this year to our Toy...

Affluenza: Too Rich to Be Punished, a Teen Gets Away with Murder…Literally!!!!

A 16 year old boy from a wealthy Texas family was driving drunk when he crashed into four people standing at the side of the road with a disabled vehicle. Four of his own passengers were thrown from the vehicle, one of whom suffered a brain injury and can no longer move or speak. Authorities have said the teen and friends were seen on surveillance video stealing...

US Mayors’ Report: Hunger and Homelessness Rise as Aid Programs Are Cut

A new report on hunger and homelessness paints a devastating picture of the conditions facing millions of workers and poor people in America. The new US Conference of Mayors’ Task Force annual survey highlights the extent and causes of hunger and homelessness in 25 cities for the year between September 1, 2012 and August 31, 2013.

Deadly 5-in-1 Vaccine Kills At Least Eight Infants

In a press release issued on November 12, 2013, the human rights organization Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) stated that between September and October 2013, eight infants had died and many more had been seriously injured after they had received the pentavalent (5-in-1) vaccination.