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Miley Cyrus Is Twerking Against The Working People! But Does She Know That?

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Miley Cyrus may stick her tongue out at this, but she might be doing so in disgust!

In good news, California is officially raising their minimum wage to $9! Great news, right?

Well, the Employment Policies Institute seems to have a problem with people getting paid more and being able to afford rent and feed their families.

In fact, they've used Miley's image above in an ad that's against this wage hike, a billboard which implies that one of the reasons Miley's "twerked off" is that minimum wage is being raised.

According to research director of the Institute, Michael Saltsman, Miley has not been approached on her feelings towards the wage increase:

"EPI purchased the rights to use the photograph, but we haven't checked with Miley on whether the minimum wage increase is the real reason she's 'twerked off.' We're not attributing this particular point of view to her — we're just using a fun turn-of-phrase to jump-start a conversation about the unintended consequences of wage mandates."

Yeah, we're pretty sure this may cross a line or two, as it appears to be somewhat of an endorsement.

While the Institute mentions that this increase will make teens lose their jobs, they fail to mention that it might help those working minimum wage jobs with families to support.

We'll see if and how Miley responds to all this!

[Image via Employment Policies Institute.]

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Starbucks Raising The Prices For Their Drinks And Their Bagged Coffee!!!

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Love going to Starbucks?

Well, you may love them just a tiny bit less after you hear this news!

The coffee giant announced on Friday that they will be increasing the prices of some of their drinks from 5 cents up to 20 cents!

And that's not all!

The company will also be hiking up the price of their 12 ounce coffee bags that peeps can buy in grocery stores from $8.99 to $9.99!

Although the company has declined to reveal the specific motivating issues that have caused this increase in price, a spokeswoman for the company did say this

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Solange’s Digital Sales Get Boosted By Her Brawl With Jay Z!

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Well lookie here!!!

After The Fight Heard ‘Round The World took place between Jay Z and Solange in an elevator, it seems like people got curious about who this a$$-kicker is!

According to new reports, during the week ending in May 18, 2014, her digital sales were up from 600 to 2,000!

The fight footage was posted on May 12th, so there were six days in between then and the week end.

We wonder if Jay Z saw a dip in sales as a result???

Probably not though because if your name is in the media, people are looking you up!

We’re just happy that Solange is getting so many more music fans because she deserves them!

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Netflix Is Hiking Up Their Prices But Before You Lead A Revolt There Is An Upside To All This! Read About The Silver Lining HERE!

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When it was announced that Netflix would be raising their prices up above their AH-Mazing $7.99 a month, the internet prematurely started getting really pissed off.

However, before you start canceling your subscription and start trying to figure out other ways to survive a family vacation, you need to know two things.

One, if you're already a member, the implement payment hike would not go effect into "for a generous time period" even after new users start paying the higher rate, according to CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells.

Two, the reason Netflix wants more money is, surprise, they want to do more with it! This is what Reed had to say:

"[O]ver the last couple of years we’ve been improving the content selection on Netflix and broadening it…[W]e have to eventually increase prices a little bit."

If we can trust Netflix to deliver us with great shows such as House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, and the return of Arrested Development, maybe we can pay "a one- or two-dollar increase, depending on the country, later this quarter” for more AH-Mazing content.

Overall, we should be getting excited to pay a little extra, especially if it means more incredible shows coming our way!

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Drake Receives A Giant Grant From The Canadian Government — Wait, Doesn't He Have The Funds To Finance His Own Events?!

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Is it just us or do they have odd policies in Canada?

Drake has been rolling in the dough ever since he made it big after Degrassi, but what's this about the Canadian government giving him a $300,000 grant for his annual OVO fest?

He clearly can fund it all on his own, but apparently in Canada, this type of funding is totally normal.

A government initiative called

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