Jim Hightower: Let them eat tips


Marriott’s push to get guests to subsidize its crummy pay for the people who clean hotel rooms is a disgrace. Maria Shriver’s foundation has “partnered” with the far-flung hotel empire to reduce its low-wage housekeepers to begging for alms from Marriott customers.

US Supreme Court snubs early voting in Ohio

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that early voting in Ohio can be curtailed, ignoring arguments that access to early voting improves turnout and gives wider poll access, particularly to working, low-income, and elderly people. The decision came just hours before early voting was set to begin in the state.

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