Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Alex Jones, the NRA...they all spread their conspiracy theories and have built a culture of fear in the United States. Now that we know Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza's mother Nancy was a "doomsday prepper" and a "survivalist," what role do these conspiracy theorists and culture of fear spreaders play in these tragedies?
In California last week, the Ninth Circuit of Appeal ruled in favor of 2,300 FedEx drivers who were illegally misclassified as independent contractors. The class action lawsuit covers drivers who worked in California between 2000 and 2007. While no monetary penalty or settlement has been announced, the ruling could potentially leave FedEx on the hook for hundreds of millions of dollars.