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Safer markets for Pacific women vendors

TweetCross-posted from UN Women It may not have been a regular part of her everyday business, but it seemed interesting so she decided to go along. For market vendor Rose Starlyn, attending a series of UN Women-run workshops in April and May 2014 in Honiara, the capital city of her native Solomon Islands, turned out [...]
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My American Dream: A minimum wage that allows everyone to prosper

TweetThis post originally appeared on the Huffington Post. When I think of the American Dream, I don’t just see images of white picket fences and fathers kissing their children before they leave for work. I see an African-American mother of two dropping her children off at school and driving to her place of employment with [...]
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Why Jamie Dimon Just Doesn’t Get It

TweetJamie Dimon, the infamous CEO of JPMorgan Chase, is back to doing what he does best: defending the bankers of the 1% against the petulant 99%. “Acting like everyone who’s been successful is bad and because you’re rich you’re bad, I just don’t get it,” he said at a recent investors conference. “Sometimes there’s a [...]
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In the lead: Rupert Murdoch and the Koch Brothers

TweetOur vote on the 1% has been vigorous since it started last week, with thousands of people rating nominees representing Wall Street, dirty energy, war profiteering, and more. We’re going to make videos exposing the ones our audience thinks are doing the most to exploit the 99% — and so far, the most unpopular of [...]
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and the economy struck down the band… (2009)

Tweet**This is a post from 2009 but it is still very pertinent in 2011.** As advertised on my profile information, I work at a music store. Today, I had to resist the urge to give one of my customers a hug. She was a mother of two, black, and looked just so drained. She put [...]
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