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Minimum Wage vs. Maximum Greed

If anyone believes even for a brief moment that corporations are in the business of hiring more people, he/she just might be temporarily delusional. Let's be honest and keep it real: businesses are consistently looking to grow their profits. And there's nothing wrong with that, we live in a …

How the Rich and Poor Spend Money Today—and 30 Years Ago

Since 1984, education spending has nearly doubled as a share of a richer family's budget. And rent has nearly doubled as a share of a poorer family's spending.<p>Every year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics tells us what <i>the typical American</i> spends on everything from his rent to his reading material. …

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ set to film key scenes in South Korea | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner / the Hulk): "[Working with Whedon] was amazing. He's such a great collaborator. He knows this genre so well. He's so expansive in his understanding of a very, very complex story. We worked very closely on this version of Bruce Banner, and it was just -- I just love the …

North Korea to reportedly execute 200 officials believed loyal to Kim Jong-un uncle

A South Korean newspaper has reported that the North Korean regime of Kim Jong-un will execute 200 high-ranking government officials believed to be loyal to Jang Song-thaek, Kim's once-powerful uncle who was shockingly deposed and executed last December.<p>The Chosun Ilbo reported the pending …

WORST FOOTBALL (Soccer) DIVERS and CHEATERS

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Why is local politics still dominated by men? | Public Leaders Network | theguardian.com

The Minimum Wage Exploits The 99 Percent, And Protects The 1 Percent

President Obama’s push to impose a $10.10 minimum wage on employers has generated all manner of commentary about the implications of such a rule. Most has focused on how many or how few jobs will be lost thanks to legislation of this kind.<p>About the potential job loss, to pile on about it would be …

Assam's modern slaves: the real price of a cup of Tetley tea - video

Attacks on Adivasi tribal migrants, largely tea plantation workers, blamed on banned National Democratic Front of Bodoland<p>Published: 23 Dec 2014<p>The Nobel winner’s NGO, Bachpan Bachao Andolan, champions children’s rights by tackling education and poverty in tandem. <b>KumKum Dasgupta</b> reports<p>Published: …

Nepal: One of The Worst Places To Be a Child?

Brishkae is ten years old and works a grueling 16 hours in the carpet making factory. Many of her friends in the factory who work with her are just …

What happens when Apple finds a child making your iPhone

There are more than 1.5 million workers making products for Apple, and some of them are children.<p>The company knows this, and it will tell you: In 2013, it audited 451 different facilities in 16 countries, and found 23 people who had been hired when they were younger than 16. Eleven were still …

Origins of India’s caste system: Genetic research suggests the country’s caste system began 1,900 years ago.

Recent studies have suggested that India’s traditional caste system remains surprisingly intact despite the country’s economic surge. A 2011 report, …

The Hard Life: Photos Offer a Glimpse Inside Sierra Leone’s Largest Slum

London-based photographer Kim Thue’s <i>Dead Traffic</i> is a beautiful yet grim series on Big Wharf, the largest slum in Freetown, the capital of Sierra …

Associated Press News

More than one third of Delhi slum children malnourished - survey | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than one-third of under five year olds living in the Indian capital’s slums are malnourished, a survey conducted by a child rights group said on Thursday, adding that this showed government child health schemes were not reaching the poor.<p>Children of …

Corruption Currents: From Miley Cyrus to FC Barcelona

The promoter of a concert for Miley Cyrus in Finland risks violating U.S. sanctions on Russia because the venue is owned by a Finnish holding company controlled by three Russians on U.S. blacklists.

Cristiano Ronaldo donates Golden Boot in aid of Gaza Children

According to the Arabic version of the club's Classico network, the star forward has given the Golden Boot to the Real Madrid Foundation, which has, …

Soccer

Lionel Messi cheered by adoring fans as he faces tax evasion claims in court

Most defendants in multimillion-euro fraud cases turn up to court ashen-faced and sullen-looking. But when you're the world's greatest footballer, things are a little different. Lionel Messi was greeted outside a courthouse in Barcelona on Friday by adoring fans, who shouted their support for …

Lionel Messi in court over alleged tax fraud

Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi and his father will appear in court on Friday to face charges of tax fraud.<p>Messi and and his father, Jorge, are accused of evading €4.2m (£3.4m) in tax on earnings made from endorsements from his principal sponsors – Adidas, PepsiCo and Proctor & …

Footballer Messi Trades Pitch For Court To Answer Criminal Tax Charges

Barcelona über star Lionel Messi and his father, Jorge, appeared in court this week, as expected, to answer to charges of tax fraud. Although it has been widely reported that Messi has cleared his tax debt, the hearing focused on whether the criminal charges would be pursued further.<p>At the hearing, …