Do you think you’re being a good Santa by shopping at Walmart? Do you think you’re helping the economy by buying goods produced and sold by slave labor from America’s richest family? Think again: Buying from this rotten corporation might make you a huge Grinch. Listen why:
Monthly Archives: November 2012
Newly elected Democrat Simcha Felder, a supporter of taxpayer-funded vouchers for private education, aligns with a Republican party friendly to the cause
by Gustav Wynn
Each Black Friday we hear all about Walmart, from the jaw-dropping discounts that make competing customers resort to gunplay – to the deaths by trampling. This year, we’ve heard about coordinated strikes, walk-outs and protests as Walmart workers have begun to resent the depths of their corporate exploitation. But we don’t hear about the rampant corruption uncovered in…
Although sequestration’s effect on defense spending has received the most media attention, it’s actually education that has the largest number of organizations lobbying against cuts in its area.
The plan was simple. Use OWS’s impressive communication skills to promote a “People’s Bailout.” Then encourage everybody to give just a little money, telling them that Strike Debt would make it worth 20 times more to some stranger being pursued by a collection agency for medical debts.
In the months leading up to the election, voter ID laws were seen as the biggest threat to voter turnout, but many of these laws, particularly the ones requiring strict photo identification, met setbacks ahead of the election.
When Congress stalled a study to shore up the Rockaways’ beaches, a local electrician decided his community couldn’t afford to wait for action any longer.
Two governors expected to seek the presidency in four years are in the national spotlight as they handle the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, separately as the leaders of two adjoining states, and together as a team that shares one of the nation’s busiest harbors and ports.
by Gustav Wynn
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Residents of Syracuse, Onodaga’s county seat and largest city, were fired up in 2012 and came out to return their former Congressman to Washington, DC.