Bernie Sanders calls out Walmart executives during their annual meeting – Vox.com

Bernie Sanders calls out Walmart executives during their annual meeting  Vox.comWalmart CEO Doug McMillon cheers during the company’s annual shareholders meeting event on June 1, 2018 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Rick T. Wilking/Getty Images “Walmart workers are sick and tired of being paid starvation wages.” Sen. Bernie Sanders stopped in Arkansas Wednesday to blast Walmart executives during their annual meeting with shareholders. Employees at America’s largest retailer want a seat on Walmart’s board of directors, and they’re hoping the high-profile presidential candidate will help them make their case. Publicly shaming billionaires and CEOs for underpaying workers is a……

Walmart workers invited a special guest to crash the company’s annual meeting: Bernie Sanders – The Washington Post

Walmart workers invited a special guest to crash the company’s annual meeting: Bernie Sanders  The Washington PostBernie Sanders, who has repeatedly called on Walmart to improve its working conditions, is heading to Bentonville, Ark., on June 5 to introduce a shareholders’ proposal that would give hourly Walmart workers a seat on the company’s board.The Associated Press For years, Walmart workers have attended the company’s annual shareholders meeting to call for higher wages, better benefits and more predictable schedules. This year they’ll have someone new delivering the message on their behalf: Sen. Bernie Sanders. The presidential candidate, who has repeatedly called on Walmart…

Nick Cave, JR, and Tauba Auerbach Brought the Art to the SFMOMA’s Art Bash – Vogue

Nick Cave, JR, and Tauba Auerbach Brought the Art to the SFMOMA’s Art Bash  VogueJR, Tauba Auerbach, and Nick Cave.Photos: Drew AltizerMarissa MayerPhotos: Drew AltizerSabrina Buell and Yves BéharPhotos: Drew AltizerJRPhotos: Drew AltizerInside the SFMOMAPhotos: Drew AltizerVanessa GettyPhotos: Drew AltizerNick Cave’s performance piece.Photos: Drew AltizerThe scene after dinner.Photos: Drew Altizer At last week’s SFMOMA Art Bash, all eyes were on the people of San Francisco, quite literary. Guests, including Vanessa Getty, Yves Béhar, and Sabrina Buell, filtered into the lobby and found themselves face to face with French artist JR’s panoramic, digital tableau vivant, w……

Too many schools still stick to outdated traditions – Sydney Morning Herald

Too many schools still stick to outdated traditions  Sydney Morning HeraldThe most important goals of school education is to prepare students to take their place in society and to contribute to it as constructively and fully as possible. From this starting point it makes sense for schools to be cognisant of, and sensitive to, any changes in that society. In some glaring respects, many schools seem at odds with the society into which their students will enter. Work will loom large for most students for most of their lives, and so it seems sensible for schools to understand how the world of…

Marissa Mayer-backed startup wants $5,000 a year for a VIP family playspace – CNN

Marissa Mayer-backed startup wants $5,000 a year for a VIP family playspace  CNNOn a typical Friday evening at The Wonder in downtown Manhattan, you’ll probably see a mother ordering a glass of rosé while her kids play nearby. You also might spot a family making a pit stop at a stroller detailing station, where an attendant uses a Dyson vacuum to suck up Cheerios from an Uppababy or oils its wheels. You could even catch fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff leading a game of charades. That’s the experience new startup The Wonder promises to deliver at its airy 8,000-square-foot center that’s more of…