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1/20/2022
11 : 34

Why aren't there enough hospital beds?

The Omicron variant appears somewhat less severe than previous strains of COVID-19, but it is still landing plenty of Americans — especially the unvaccinated — in the hospital. At present, more than
1/19/2022
11 : 44

How to make Congress less corrupt

Under federal law, if a federal government employee owns stock in a company, the employee is prohibited from participating in any matter that may impact the financial interests of that company. It is
1/18/2022
11 : 34

Fire away

So far this month, Popular Information revealed the 7 corporations that have pledged not to support GOP objectors in 2022, exposed how Red Lobst… ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
1/17/2022
11 : 34

Martin Luther King Jr. said more than 35 words

Martin Luther King Jr. wrote several books, delivered hundreds of speeches and sermons, and produced a massive quantity of documents and correspondence. The King Papers, a collection of King's
1/13/2022
15 : 30

The silence of 109 corporations who claimed to be champions of voting rights

President Biden traveled to Atlanta on Tuesday and made his most impassioned plea for federal legislation to protect voting rights. Critically, Biden called on the Senate to make changes to its
1/13/2022
15 : 24

Hero strike

On March 31, 2020, Kroger, the nation's largest supermarket chain announced a $2 per hour pay increase for all frontline employees. Kroger called this increase a "hero bonus," intended to
1/11/2022
11 : 34

Author of anti-CRT bill tells teacher he should stay "impartial" on Nazism

In Indiana, State Senator Scott Baldwin (R) has introduced sweeping legislation that Baldwin says is designed to ban Critical Race Theory (CRT) and related concepts in K-12 education. During a
1/10/2022
11 : 44

Red Lobster workers say they are forced to work sick

Tens of thousands of people work at over 700 Red Lobster restaurants, serving jumbo fried shrimp, crab legs, and Cheddar Bay Biscuits. But, as the coronavirus pandemic rages on, few Red Lobster workers
1/6/2022
11 : 44

Corporate lobbyists bite back

One year ago today a mob staged a violent riot at the US Capitol, inspired by the lie that Joe Biden stole the 2020 presidential election. 147 Republicans played a key role in the day's events,
1/5/2022
11 : 34

The war on library books

In the coming months, you will hear a lot from right-wing politicians about the need to "empower parents" to have more influence over their children's education. As a general concept,
1/4/2022
11 : 34

Seven major corporations pledge not to support GOP objectors in 2022

Following the riot at the US Capitol on January 6, dozens of corporations pledged to stop donating to 147 Republican members of Congress who voted that day to overturn the results of the 2020
1/3/2022
11 : 34

The truth about corporate contributions to Republican objectors since January 6

According to media reports, most corporations have already forgotten about January 6, 2021, and resumed supporting Republicans who voted to overturn the election. That is not true. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
12/30/2021
11 : 44

The year in Popular Information

'Corporations' Political Reckoning Began With a Newsletter.' Following the January 6 riot, Popular Information contacted 144 corporations and asked if they would continue to support members
12/21/2021
11 : 34

Why more than half of Taco Bell workers are unvaccinated

In June, Taco Bell locations in California offered "a free seasoned beef Nacho Cheese Doritos® Locos Tacos" to anyone who provided proof of vaccination. The company said it was offering the
12/20/2021
11 : 44

DeSantis proposes legislation to let parents sue teachers who tell the truth about U.S. history

Last week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Stop WOKE Act, which is presented as an effort to ban Critical Race Theory (CRT) and "woke indoctrination" in Florida schools. In
12/16/2021
11 : 44

Say your piece

So far this month, Popular Information exposed Trump's new "media company" as a $10 billion mirage, revealed how right-wing activists in Tenness… ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
12/15/2021
15 : 9

Amazon's moral collapse

On Saturday morning, Amazon founder and executive chairman Jeff Bezos had something on his mind that he needed to share with the world. He was extremely excited to send several very wealthy people into
12/14/2021
11 : 34

PowerPoint to overthrow democracy tracks Trump's public statements

A 38-page PowerPoint that lays out a brazen plan to overthrow democracy landed in the inbox of former Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on January 5. Meadows turned over the information to the special
12/13/2021
11 : 34

Snap, crackle, profit

WK Kellogg, the founder of Kellogg's, was an innovator in more ways than one. He famously invented Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies, and other popular cereals. But he also was committed to ensuring that
12/9/2021
11 : 34

Trump's Michigan allies are plotting to bypass the governor and impose new voting restrictions

Donald Trump lost Michigan by more than 150000 votes in the 2020 presidential election. But the state still featured prominently in the false claims of election fraud pushed by Trump and his allies.