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Eoin Higgins


Massachusetts, United States

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Past articles by Eoin:

The Media Is Begging Biden For World War 3

The White House press corps has never seen a military intervention it doesn’t like → Read More

"A Must Watch": New Report on the Job Wage Bait and Switch Tactic

A video report I worked on with More Perfect Union on the fake pay rate scam was released on Thursday. In the video—which Jobs with Justice called “a must watch”—victims of the bait and switch tactic recount their stories, and I provide context based on my reporting. Social media users have been sounding off on the scam since the video dropped. “Staples was horrible to me,” one worker tweeted.… → Read More

Is Tulsi Gabbard the GOP’s Dark Horse?

Gabbard is building a resume for future success, outside the Democratic Party. → Read More

Corporate Media Celebrate Criminal Justice System—While Differing on Outcomes

The jury’s decision was framed as the correct call by the justice system, a verdict that upheld the right to self defense, → Read More

Democrats need to stop playing by Mitch McConnell's rules. Fight back.

The Democrats have a bad habit of being out-smarted by the right. They can course-correct by holding Republicans accountable. → Read More

I talked to workers for the last 6 months and one thing has become clear: employees are sick of being treated like crap and are fighting back

Workers are understanding the power they have against their employers, and the labor movement in the US can't let this moment pass. → Read More

I talked to student-loan borrowers who are terrified of payments restarting soon. Biden must give them an escape from an impossible situation by wiping their slate clean.

The return of student-loan repayments represents an impossible burden for so many Americans looking to become financially secure. → Read More

Kyrsten Sinema is trying to become a John McCain-like 'maverick,' but it isn't going to end well

John McCain's actions mistakenly landed him the title of "maverick." Kyrsten Sinema wishes that could be her. → Read More

Media Praise 'Mavericks' for Blocking Aid to American People

President Joe Biden’s agenda, once seemingly on life support after a small coterie of right-wing Democrats announced they’d oppose pairing a social spending bill with infrastructure legislation, has a new lease on life—thanks to progressive Democrats who held the line. But you wouldn’t know that from corporate media, which disparaged attempts by left-leaning Democrats […] → Read More

"Trust No One": Anti-Vax Meeting Devolves Into Paranoia

The public call included warnings that the Chinese Communist Party controls Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and suspicion that others in the meeting were infiltrators → Read More

The New York Yankees' embarrassing collapse is the perfect example of how vulture capitalism works

The baseball powerhouse could have easily been in contention for the World Series this year, but its owners were too busy trying to make money. → Read More

The US' involvement in Afghanistan makes one thing clear: we don't care about Afghan lives

"How could they not hate you forever?" — My conversation with Afghanistan veterans paints a dark picture of our relationship with the country. → Read More

Strikes, mass quitting, and rage: We talked to workers who were fed up with terrible conditions and are fighting back

After horrifying stories of workplace malfunctions, terrible conditions, and flat out misconduct, workers are starting to fight back. → Read More

Blaming BLM for Homicide Rise—and Excusing Massive Spike in Gun Sales

Media show a striking lack of interest in the massive increase in gun sales as a driver of shootings and homicides. → Read More

The anti-vax movement is killing people, and the right-wing media is egging it on

Every single person who died of COVID in Maryland in June was unvaccinated. This is the anti-vax movement's fault, and Republicans are at the helm. → Read More

Faced With Worker Shortage at Kansas Facility, Russell Stover Turns to Prison Labor

The chocolatier's Iola manufactory employs 150 prisoners from nearby Topeka Correctional Facility for cut-rate wages → Read More

Restaurant and retail owners have 2 options nowadays: stop treating their workers like garbage or stop having workers at all

I talked to several service industry workers. One thing is clear: they aren't staying home because of unemployment checks. → Read More

There was no 'confusion,' Biden's decision to not lift Trump's refugee cap was cruel and it's good he's scrambling to walk it back

After Biden broke his promise on admitting refugees, he walked it back. It's a welcome move, but it never should have come to this. → Read More

The media landscape shifted under Silicon Valley's feet, so now they're trying to silence criticism they don't like

Clubhouse investor Marc Andreessen's attacks on Taylor Lorenz are indicative of Big Tech's larger goal: to silence criticism they don't like. → Read More

'Reasonable' Republicans are just as extreme as Trump and Marjorie Taylor Greene

Don't be fooled: in terms of policy, there's not much difference between the "moderate" GOP and people like Trump and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. → Read More