Walmart Has $76 Billion Stashed In “Magical” Tax Havens
A “groundbreaking” report—”The Wal-Mart Web: How the World’s Biggest Corporation Secretly Uses Tax Havens to Dodge Taxes”— reveals an extensive, covert “network of 78
‘Unbalanced Recovery’: Wages Falling, Low-Paid Jobs Rising Across US
'These losses are part of an alarming trend toward greater inequality and a shrinking share of the economic pie going to workers'.
Mayor Duggan: ‘The Change In Detroit Is Real’
Detroit is going through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, and Duggan's address came less than a week after Orr filed his plan to pay creditors while providing money
Serious Blow Dealt To US Unions In The South
VW workers vote against unionization in Chattanooga, following fierce campaign from outside interests
Dems Hope To Force House Vote On Minimum Wage Hike
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said her party will push a "discharge petition" when Congress returns from its recess on Feb. 24.
Should Middle Class Americans Really Be So Down?
Data suggests that despite high social spending, average Swedish and French people lag behind the US middle class in economic well being.
Tax-Free Internet Shopping In Jeopardy
Internet shoppers are moving closer to paying sales taxes for their online purchases. But the fight is far from over. The Senate voted 63-30 Thursday to advance a bill that would impose
Closing Supermarket Leaves Free Food For Hungry — Police Deny Them The Food
On Tuesday, roughly 300 hungry people gathered at the Laney Supermarket in Augusta, Georgia, hoping to take some food the closing supermarket put out for the public to take as police
Cyprus: Another Fine Mess
Even by euro zone standards, the handling of Cyprus’ banking crisis has been a monumental mess. After a week of backtracking, blundering and last-minute brinkmanship, the deal
Train Cars Derail In Minnesota, Spill Crude Oil
Thousands of gallons (liters) of oil leaked onto frozen ground after a train carrying crude from Canada derailed Wednesday in western Minnesota. The 94-car Canadian Pacific train