Traders and their dependents attend a rally to protest against foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retail sector in New Delhi, India

From Arkansas To Beijing: Wal-Mart Is Eating The Earth

MintPress attended a recent panel discussion on how Wal-Mart workers are organizing — or failing to organize — to protect their rights everywhere from “Bentonville to Beijing.”

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Occupy Movement regroups, turns focus to CPAC

  (NEW YORK) MintPress — Occupy DC protesters may have lost their home base last Saturday when police raided Washington’s McPherson Square, clearing it of dozens of tents, bedding and debris, but they have new plans for this weekend. Occupy DC has announced that it will “Occupy CPAC ,” the annual Conservative Political Action Conference being held in the […]

Occupy Movement regroups, turns focus to CPAC

 

(NEW YORK) MintPress — Occupy DC protesters may have lost their home base last Saturday when police raided Washington’s McPherson

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US jobs gap between young and old is widest ever

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Squeezed by a tight job market, young Americans are especially struggling. They have suffered bigger income losses than other age groups and are less likely to be employed than at any time since World War II. An analysis by the Pew Research Center, released Thursday, details the impact of the recent […]

US jobs gap between young and old is widest ever

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Squeezed by a tight job market, young Americans are especially struggling. They have suffered bigger

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House ready to pass gutted insider trading bill

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is ready to pass a Republican bill to ban federal officials from insider trading, legislation that was heavily influenced by Wall Street firms that want to avoid new public disclosure rules. Democrats complained the bill was gutted when Republicans dropped a requirement that people who collect information from Congress […]

House ready to pass gutted insider trading bill

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is ready to pass a Republican bill to ban federal officials from insider trading, legislation that was heavily influenced by Wall Street firms that want to avoid new public disclosure rules. Democrats complained the bill was gutted when Republicans dropped a requirement that people who collect information from

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More US states to join foreclosure-abuse deal

Attorney General Pam Bondi participates in the Salute to Women in Leadership Breakfast at the Florida State University Alumni Hall. Photo by Shealah Craighead   WASHINGTON (AP) — Arizona, Michigan and Florida, three of the states hit hardest by the housing crisis, will join a nationwide settlement over foreclosure abuses, officials with direct knowledge say. […]

More US states to join foreclosure-abuse deal

Attorney General Pam Bondi participates in the Salute to Women in Leadership Breakfast at the Florida State University Alumni Hall. Photo by Shealah Craighead  

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Soliciting silence? New Whistleblowing bill threatens fundamental rights

(MintPress) — On the surface, proposed legislation dubbed the “Whistleblower Improvement Act of 2011” sounds like a step in the right direction for financial securities whistleblowers. Digging further into the bill, however, reveals controversial requirements of whistleblowers, such as internal reporting and no guarantee for financial award. The bill could be detrimental for a practice […]

Soliciting silence? New Whistleblowing bill threatens fundamental rights

(MintPress) — On the surface, proposed legislation dubbed the “Whistleblower Improvement Act of 2011” sounds like a step in the right direction for financial securities whistleblowers. Digging further into the bill, however, reveals

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