When presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talks about income inequality, and when other candidates speak about the minimum wage and food stamps, what are they really talking about?
Does being vegan brand you as elitist? "Days of Revolt" host Chris Hedges and longtime animal rights activist Gary Francione discuss that question, as well as the impact of the animal agriculture industry on the ecosystem, animal suffering versus human suffering and how Whole Foods CEO John Mackey can be both vegan and anti-union.
This is the year to make all wages living wages.
Pranksters asked food experts to taste "organic snacks" that were actually artfully sliced McNuggets and cheeseburgers.
On Thursday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his administration approved legislation that will gradually raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour.
An analysis by leading authorities on disease reveals that poor diet is the biggest contributor to early death around the world, with red meat and sugar-sweetened drinks among the foods implicated in 21 percent of deaths.
Fast-food workers throughout the state won a hard-fought and important victory Wednesday: a $15 minimum wage.
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other "Left, Right & Center" panelists agree that Apple CEO Tim Cook's (at right) announcement that he's gay is historic. Meanwhile, the "war on women" isn't playing in the midterm elections and fast food workers in Denmark are making about $20 per hour.