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Sit-Down Strike at Walmart and Win? It's Been Done

Dana Frank | Posted 01.19.2015 | Politics
Dana Frank

Recently 28 brave employees staged a sit-down strike at a Walmart store in LA. It might sound far-fetched, but there's a successful precedent: During the Great Depression, Woolworth's was a giant engine of both wealth and poverty, just like Walmart is today.

Can This Southern Restaurant Prove It Isn't Biased?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Unlike those big corporations, Mary's doesn't hate! Mary's simply wants to reward its favorite customers with a 15% discount. What could be wrong with that?

The Inappropriate Answer A Mom Got When She Asked Where The Baby Formula Was

Posted 03.21.2014 | Parents

Walk into store. Purchase baby formula. That's how easy obtaining food for your baby should be. But that wasn't the case for a bottle-feeding mom in A...

Why It Matters Who Ellen Page Loves

Annie L. Scholl | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Annie L. Scholl

If people like Ellen DeGeneres and Ellen Page remain silent about their sexuality, then how do young lesbians ever come to see themselves as normal?

Is Animal Cruelty Doomed?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 01.26.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

In a reality that does not please fans of Wilber or Babe, between 60 to 70 percent of the more than five million breeding pigs in the United States are kept in crates too small for them to so much as turn around.

Apple Sues Woolworths Over 'Apple-y' Logo (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See pictures below* Apple is taking Woolworths to court over the retailer's latest logo: a green, stylized "W" Apple claims bears too much resembl...

50 Years Ago Today, The Start Of Civil Rights Sit-Ins

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

On February 1, 50 years ago, four African American freshman at North Carolina AT&T sat down at a lunch counter at Woolworth's and ordered a coffee, NP...