The mega-retailer has set its sights on the urban market, but the living-wage movement is putting up a fight.
The signs all over the store proclaiming Everyday Low Prices look the
same (except that they're printed in Chinese), as do the neatly dressed
"associates" patrolling the selling floor.
Click here for more info on why Paul Bremer's "reforms" in Iraq have been illegal to begin with. Compiled by Aaron Maté.
The arrest last month of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the principal owner of
Russia's biggest oil company, Yukos, and the richest of the country's
seventeen state-anointed billionaire oligarchs, on ch
In early October, Iraq's US-appointed Governing Council awarded the
country's first mobile phone licenses to three companies from the Middle
The Federal Trade Commission has acknowledged that the epidemic of
identity theft claimed almost 10 million victims last year.
Activists say no to corporate giveaways.
Watch for William Greider's forthcoming book The Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths to a Moral Economy, due in bookstores in early September. Click here for info on the book and original reflections and riffs from Greider.
Unocal's pipeline in Burma becomes a test case in corporate responsibility.
How to "privatize" a country and make millions.