In December 2014, Mother Jones senior reporter Shane Bauer started a job as a corrections officer at a Louisiana prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the country's second-largest private prison company. DuringShow More Summary
Donald Trump said that he’s getting “a lot of calls” from people interested in being his running mate, CNN reports. “He also assured reporters that many qualified people were interested in the job, despite several prominent Republicans taking pains to [...]
Who needs a crisis when you can invent one? BBC fanned Brexit fears this morning when it falsely reported that, according to “sources within Morgan Stanley,” the giant bank would be shipping 2,000 jobs to the EU in response to yesterday’s UK vote to leave the EU. Show More Summary
Taylor Swift is being accused of going under the knife and getting a boob job. According to a new report by The Daily Mail, a number of fans flocked to social media to speculate on whether or not Taylor opted to alter her appearance after the singer was spotted out in Nashville, Tennessee earlier this... Show More Summary
(Reuters) - A poor U.S. jobs report and uncertainty over the UK referendum on European Union membership convinced a hawkish Federal Reserve official to change tack and back the decision earlier this month to hold off on an interest rate hike, according to a news report. Show More Summary
San Diego's two-year effort to build a cluster of technology expertise around cybersecurity is taking root, with an estimated 14.7 percent increase in cyberjobs since 2014..
Lowry was Georgia’s only full-time education reporter
A MoJo reporter gets a job as a prison guard at a private prison. The orientation was a bit disorienting. The human resources director comes in and scolds Reynolds for napping. He perks up when she tells us that if we recruit a friend to work here, we’ll get 500 bucks. She gives us an assortment […]
Nigel Farage appeared to admit defeat in the Bremain vs. Brexit poll in the last hour, reports Daily Star. The Brexit campaigner admitted after considering data collated by Vote Leave that it looks like “Remain will edge it”. “It’s been an extraordinary referendum campaign, turnout looks to be exceptionally high and looks like Remain will... Show More Summary
The network's job offer raises questions and gets plenty of criticism.
A 17-year-old girl in Kansas City, Kansas said she lost a job within an hour after asking to be paid as much as a male co-worker hired at the same time. WDAF-TV reported that Jensen Walcott and her friend, 17-year-old Jake Reed, were hired on the same day at a local Pizza Studio franchise. When...
If you or I lost our job after a period of a few months in which we were nearly prosecuted for assaulting a professional peer, were repeatedly caught lying in public by other peers, and were the subject of national headlines about how...Show More Summary
Bloomberg News runs a Pravda-style article about Israel's political crisis whose goal is obfuscation from start to finish so as to make Netanyahu look good. Those charges of fascism? Eli Lake reports that they call you a fascist in Israel when the garbage doesn't get picked up.
Rapper Drake has been sued by one of his former producers, an artist called Detail who contributed two songs to the rapper's 2013 album "Nothing Was the Same," TMZ reports. The producer claims that Drake offered him a job as the rapper's "exclusive producer" in 2014. Show More Summary
In December 2014, Mother Jones senior reporter Shane Bauer started a job as a corrections officer at a Louisiana prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the country's second largest private-prison company. DuringShow More Summary
Anchor Who Wrote Racist Post About Black Men Claims She Was Fired For Being White Back in April we reported that a prominent Pittsburgh journalist was without a job after she wrote a Facebook post condemning young black men. That
Read Mother Jones reporter Shane Bauer's firsthand account of his four months spent working as a guard at a corporate-run prison in Louisiana. One of the best parts of my job at Mother Jones is teaming up with colleagues to shoot and produce video for our investigations. Show More Summary
She reminded him that every time he was pressed by the media, he denied wanting to run again, even getting, in her words, "irritated."
David Downing—the cop Mayor Libby Schaaf promoted on Monday to the title of acting assistant chief of the Oakland Police Department—was asked to leave his previous position with the Concord, California, police department because he clashed...Show More Summary
Several decades ago, regular American guys could get by with a decent job with a decent wage on just a high school diploma. But things are very different today. In a hefty report on the long-term decline in prime-age male labor-force...Show More Summary