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The unilateralist regime had met its match, at least on one issue.

The Bush Administration will make sure that no Grinch spoils Rupert Murdoch's holiday season.

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.

In early October, Iraq's US-appointed Governing Council awarded the
country's first mobile phone licenses to three companies from the Middle
East.

Unocal's pipeline in Burma becomes a test case in corporate responsibility.

Now Wal-Mart's banned those mags for lads
But so far hasn't banned the scads
Of other soft-core porn on view--
Like busty dolls that do kung fu,

A lot of folks die.
At last the war ends.
The world is made safe
For Dick Cheney's friends.

A lonely Cracker Barrel restaurant stands alongside the highway that
runs near my house.

The financial scandals continue to produce more outrageous revelations,
but lately they come with lurid personal details more appropriate to
bottom-dwelling tabloids than the Wall Street Jou

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This holiday season, join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in calling on Publix to stop paying farmworkers sub-poverty wages. 

December 6, 2012

Walmart strikers took huge risks by walking off the job on Black Friday. 

December 5, 2012

Next month, expect the Walmart campaign to engage customers, attack retaliation and stage a major event on an undisclosed day.

November 29, 2012

The sacrifice preached by these CEOs in the fiscal cliff debate is most certainly one-sided.

November 28, 2012

Walmart's bottom-line business model has made the Walton family billions, while pushing employees onto public assistance.

November 26, 2012

Heads of Denny’s and Papa John’s restaurants backed down on threats to retaliate against the Affordable Care Act. 

November 26, 2012

Despite “captive meetings” and the threat of arrest, hundreds of Walmart employees took a stand against the infamously anti-labor superstore. 

November 26, 2012

By striking in 100 cities, workers escalated their struggle with the retail giant and tried to inspire co-workers afraid of retaliation.

November 24, 2012

If the Walmart workers can win, it will send a message to low-wage, anti-labor corporations everywhere. 

November 21, 2012