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Gingrich Wants Poor Children To Work As Janitors, Calls Child Labor Laws “Stupid”

by Efrain Nieves Newt Gingrich called Child Labor Laws “stupid” in an appearance at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Gingrich states: You’re totally poor. You’re in a school that is failing with a teacher that is failing. I’ve tried for years to have a very simple model…. Most of these schools ought to get rid of […]

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Labor Day From The Eyes of Im[migrant] Children

By Victoria Cepeda Another Labor Day weekend has come and gone.  While the majority of us spent time with friends and families either at a BBQ, pool party, shopping for bargains, or going to the beach many in the U.S. continued their work shifts, without a choice, service & hospitality industry aside. There is no more truth to this fact than […]

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