90spunkrockfeminism:

Bikini Kill - Nov. 16, 1991 by Brad Sigal

mgann-morzz:

McDonald’s worker arrested after telling company president she can’t afford shoes.

"A woman who has been employed by the McDonald’s Corporation for over 10 years says she was arrested last week after she confronted the company president at a meeting and told him she couldn’t afford to buy shoes or food for her children.

Nancy Salgado, 26, told The Real News that she felt like she had to speak out during McDonald’s USA President Jeff Stratton’s speech at the Union League Club of Chicago on Friday for the sake of her children.

“It’s really hard for me to feed my two kids and struggle day to day,” she shouted as Stratton was speaking. “Do you think this is fair, that I have to be making $8.25 when I’ve worked for McDonald’s for ten years?”

“I’ve been there for forty years,” Stratton replied from the podium.

“The thing is that I need a raise. But you’re not helping your employees. How is this possible?” Salgado asked.

At that point, someone approached Salgado and informed her that she was going to be arrested.

She later recalled the encounter to The Real News’ Jessica Desvarieux.

“The strength was very powerful, like, just remembering the face of my kids, like I say, you know, just simple things like I can’t provide a pair of shoes like everybody else does, sometimes every month, or anything like that,” she said. “And he needs to know we are what all the employees at McDonald’s are going through. We’re struggling day to day to provide our needs in our houses, things for our kids. And it’s just–it gets harder and harder with just the poverty wage they have us living in.”

“They just told me, you know, well, you’re being under arrest because you just interrupted, you trespassed the property. You’re just going to go to jail,” Salgado added. “And what I remember just telling them, ‘well, like, so, because I have to speak out my mind and I had to tell the president the poverty wage I’m living in, that’s just against the law?’ You know, just be able to speak up your mind and say, you know what, I can’t survive with $8.25? It’s just — it’s ridiculous that I’m going to get arrested. You know.”

Salgado, who is still working at McDonald’s, said she had her hours cut following the arrest and feared further retaliation.

“The CEOs make millions and billions a year and why can’t they provide enough for their employees?” she wondered.”

I think that this is beyond awful for many reasons. People can’t afford to live off of the wages that they are given currently, and can’t even speak out against it. I know tumblr is great for spreading important news like this, so please help me get the word out to support this woman.

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hisblackdress:

Additional details and more fun looks can be found over at HisBlackDress.com, so check that out! The tights in this OOTD are courtesy Donaltellas.com; go check out their awesome range of plus size tights!

Just like in my last OOTD post, here’s another outfit put together around an awesome pair of tights, this time the candy heart print tights from Donatella’sOne thing I’m really digging about this outfit (besides the totally cute tights) is the X’s and O’s in the look via the belt, shoes, and sunglasses. It’s just a bit of a fun little thing to tie in with the heart print, mostly because I love you all. Keep rockin’! xoxo<3

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livers:

GIRLS AGAINST CAT CALLING 2014

livers:

GIRLS AGAINST CAT CALLING 2014

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Fat girls/women, please don’t wait until you’re skinny to live your life

radicalrebellion:

If you want to take a trip abroad, do it. 

If you want to take a swim class, do it.

Go to the beach in a bathing suit or a two piece, do it. 

Don’t wait to live your life until you’re skinny. 

If you want to lose weight, that’s fine. Do it, but don’t wait to fall in love with your life and yourself until you’re skinny. 

You want to get healthy, start with your emotional and spiritual health and well-being 

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bromancing-the-stone:

platredeparis:

bnycolew:

mannysiege:

Progress

What

Imma just let this sit here

Science

bromancing-the-stone:

platredeparis:

bnycolew:

mannysiege:

Progress

What

Imma just let this sit here

Science

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penfucker:

Breaking News: Teenage girl does not always wear make up, let’s hair blow in wind. Sources are reporting instagram photos look different than paprazzi pictures taken without consent.

penfucker:

Breaking News: Teenage girl does not always wear make up, let’s hair blow in wind. Sources are reporting instagram photos look different than paprazzi pictures taken without consent.

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bumsquash:

sheishurr:

heroineheroine:

isseymiyucky:

Nedra Phillips wearing Tia Lyn @ The Annual Full Figured Fashion Week NYC 2014

shes looks so gooooodd

Yessss girl💁

Yaaassss

the look is determined.

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