Monday, September 22, 2014


Monday minutia:

400,000 people marched in New York City over the weekend demanding action on climate change. If you watch mainstream media you might have missed that.

In both raw numbers and percentage of the population, the United States has the largest total prison population of any country on the planet.

The state of California spends $62,300 per prison inmate per year while only $9,200 to educate a child in a K-12 school.

A Reuters poll found that one in four Americans want their state to secede from the U.S.

Attention hipsters: The Pabst Brewing Co., which makes Pabst Blue Ribbon, Colt 45 and Old Milwaukee, has been bought by a Russian-based beverage company, Oasis. Cheers, Comrade.

40 percent of all workers in the United States actually make less than what a full-time minimum wage worker made back in 1968 after you account for inflation.

The name of the richest man in Asia is Ka-shing.

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