May 23, 2013
Super Size Your Paycheck
Posted on Feb 11, 2013
A union in New Zealand got fast food chains such as McDonald’s and Starbucks to raise their workers’ wages by 50 percent; Palestinian books don’t indoctrinate children against Jews after all; and perhaps, rather than fear Massive Online Open Courses, we should embrace this opportunity for cheap widespread online education. These discoveries and more below.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that have found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
How Fast Food Workers Super-Sized Their Pay in New Zealand
Holy Moley Batman—Palestinian Textbooks Don’t Demonize Jews!
The Brooklyn College BDS Debacle Highlights the Perils of Pro-Israeli Overkill
The Internet Will Not Ruin College
More Austerity Cuts Coming to the States
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