Jump to Navigation
Environment / Food
Media / Culture
Sex & Relationships
Stories by Laura Clawson
Laura Clawson is the Labor editor at Daily Kos Labor, and a contributing editor at Daily Kos.
Jeb! Bush Unveils Plan to Make Millions of Americans Hungry and Sick
Posted on: Jan 8, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
Bush wants to deprive needy Americans of aid.
Clinton Suggests She Would Close Most Low-Income Schools
Posted on: Dec 28, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
“I wouldn’t keep any school open that wasn’t doing a better than average job,” Clinton said
14 People Are Dead, But Hey, Donald Trump Thinks His Poll Numbers Might Get a Boost
Posted on: Dec 3, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Donald Trump retweeted the wisdom that 'his poll numbers jump every time instances like this occur.'
Republicans Head Into Debate with Crazy Carson on Top and Rand Paul Mad About Being Dissed
Posted on: Oct 28, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Here's a little suggestion for a first question for Dr. Carson.
Papa John's Stores to Pay $500,000 Wage Theft Settlement
Posted on: Oct 17, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
"At a certain point you see a pattern and start to think maybe the parent company has something to do with it."
The GOP Candidates' Absurd Responses to Dem Debate
Posted on: Oct 14, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Mike Huckabee stole the night with his creepy dog joke.
Speaker John Boehner to Resign from Congress
Posted on: Sep 25, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
He'll give up his House seat at the end of October.
Donald Trump Isn't Sure if Being Anti-Muslim Is Necessarily Being a Bigot
Posted on: Sep 23, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Bigotry to defend bigotry while denying the original bigotry was in fact bigotry.
Donald Trump Busts Out the Anti-Vaxxer Talk, And Ben Carson Partially Signs On
Posted on: Sep 17, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Carson, a respected pediatric neurosurgeon, sinks to a new low.
Scott Walker Pledges All-Out Assault on Workers and Unions
Posted on: Sep 14, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Walker is proposing a virtual wipe-out of union rights and any advances for workers under President Obama.
New York Times Is Sorry It Screwed Up Correcting a Story, Not Sorry It Screwed Up the Story
Posted on: Jul 27, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
The paper was quick to correct a story, but wouldn't admit it messed up in the first place.
Ohio Senator Pushes For Greater Accountability and Transparency in Charter School Operations
Posted on: Jul 8, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Democrat Sherrod Brown is behind the newly introduced Charter School Accountability Act.
Maine Governor Wants to Take Candy from Poor Kids—Literally
Posted on: Apr 24, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Extreme right-winger wants to limit what poor people can buy with food stamps.
Workers Say Walmart Closed Stores to Retaliate Against Activists
Posted on: Apr 22, 2015, Source: DailyKos
The action in Pico Rivera, California, is linked to a store that has been the center of labor organizing.
Indiana Pizza Shop Vows Not to Serve Gay People, But Owner Insists 'We're Not Discriminating Against Anyone'
Posted on: Apr 1, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
The O'Connor family insists that they should retain the right to refuse gay customers.
Can Charter Chain Management Company Stay Neutral in Union Drive?
Posted on: Mar 30, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
They promised no union-busting, but are already pushing back against unionization efforts.
Republican Letter Becomes an Issue in Iran Nuclear Negotiations
Posted on: Mar 17, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
The GOP throws a bit of a monkey wrench at the hopes of an agreement between the U.S. and Iran.
Reagan Speeches Are Required Reading in Oklahoma Bill to Replace AP U.S. History
Posted on: Feb 18, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
This is what happens when Republican legislators determine the school curriculum.
Fourteen states raised the minimum wage in 2014
Posted on: Jan 4, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Congressional Republicans are unlikely to raise the federal minimum wage. But local governments are stepping up.
Eric Cantor Cashes in for $3.4 Million With New Gig at Investment Bank
Posted on: Sep 2, 2014, Source: Daily Kos
Cantor gets to keep working in the same city, getting a new set of fancy titles and a big pile of money.
Who We Are
Advertise on AlterNet