Hermiston, OR – February 1, 2013 – A Walmart employee in Hermiston, Oregon, was fired after she attempted to save a starving dog that had wandered into the superstore. The dog was seen wandering around the store in an obviously malnourished state.
Ottawa – January 30, 2013 – Corporate executives in Canada will be dancing in their suites to celebrate Corporate Tax Freedom Day on January 30. A research study by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) – called What did Corporate Tax cuts Deliver? – shows that by that date corporations will have paid their taxes to all levels of government for the entire year.
Toronto – January 25, 2013 – Now here’s a puzzle. The world economy is in a fix. Most people are getting poorer. Household income is down by more than five per cent on last year. That’s the global average; in some countries it’s much worse. We need 80 million new jobs to get us back to pre-crash employment levels. And the progress on reducing world hunger has stalled, leaving one in seven people without enough to eat.