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National Bankruptcy as a Board Game

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov Most people are familiar with the game Monopoly. Its goal is to teach capitalist kiddies a valuable lesson about capitalism; namely, that in running a business it isn’t useful to shoot for some happy … Continue reading

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DNC Caught Accepting Money from Union-Busting Companies in New Leak

By Tom Cahill Source: U.S. Uncut A new set of documents leaked by hacker Guccifer 2.0 allegedly shows the Democratic National Committee has no qualms about asking for donations from some of the most evil corporations in America — even the corporations … Continue reading

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Walmart Admits: ‘Our Profits’ Depend on ‘Their Poverty’

By Lauren McCauley Originally posted at CommonDreams.org Although a notorious recipient of “corporate welfare,” Walmart has now admitted that their massive profits also depend on the funding of food stamps and other public assistance programs. In their annual report, filed … Continue reading

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Buy Nothing Day

Via Adbusters: Freedom is having time to live! November 29 is Buy Nothing Day! Today, humanity faces a stark choice: save the planet and ditch capitalism, or save capitalism and ditch the planet. – Fawzi Ibrahim Freedom is having time … Continue reading

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Origin of the Wal-Mart Workers’ Movement

Wal-Mart’s unfair labor policies have been a concern of workers’ rights activists for decades but they managed to avoid a retail strike until last year. On October 4th 2012, 60 Wal-Mart employees struck in Los Angeles followed by strikes at … Continue reading

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Bangladeshi Workers Fight for Living Wage

Last Saturday, Garment Sramik Samannay Parishad, a federation of trade unions in garment sectors, organized a rally of over 50,000 workers to meet their different demands including raising minimum monthly salary to about $100. Bangladesh’s apparel industry, which supplies many … Continue reading

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