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17 million reasons to raise the minimum wage

I have 17 million reasons for wanting to increase the minimum wage. Yes, 17 million—the number of children whose lives would be a little more secure …

Vulnerable workers plan to work forever - Encore - MarketWatch

By Elizabeth O'Brien<p>Nearly one in three workers plans to work to age 70 or beyond, according to a survey out this month from benefits consultant …

Master’s degree debt jumped 70% since 2004

Many students consider a graduate degree a necessity for scoring a plum job. But how is a student to know which degrees are worth the …

Study: Most Millennials Don’t Watch TV on the TV

The YouTube generation simply isn’t watching TV the way their parents are, or so says the latest Digital Democracy Survey of American media …

Three Simple Ways To Create Customers For Life

You’ve heard it a thousand times: Happy customers translate into repeat business. For small businesses, truer words were never spoken. So why do some business owners view customer service as an unnecessary cost, believing in the adage that “a great product should speak for itself”?<p>“Many companies …

Latin America: how climate change will wipe out coffee crops – and farmers

Climate change,Coffee,Nicaragua,Honduras,Americas,Environment,Oxfam,World news,Life and style,Food,Food & drink,Food & drink industry,Food security,Environmental sustainability,Global development<p>Rising temperatures resulting from climate change are fuelling the growth of rust, a disease ravaging …

Walmart workers speak out: 'I do not earn enough. I cannot survive like this'

Workers from the world's largest retailer are meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas – but an increasingly unhappy workforce at home and abroad are planning to make a splash<p>Walmart, the world's biggest retailer, holds its annual meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas, on Friday. The giant event attracts …

How Mark Zuckerberg's Control Of Facebook Lets Him Print Money

When Mark Zuckerberg pays astronomical prices for unprofitable start-ups like Oculus ($2 billion) and WhatsApp ($19 billion), the Facebook CEO and founder is paying with a special currency, all his own: Facebook stock.<p>Read more on Quartz

Walmart Just Revealed How Poor U.S. Shoppers Are

Walmart is no stranger to sensational headlines, but there’s at least one story this week that is just begging to be taken apart. Anyone who thinks “Walmart Just Revealed How Poor Its Customers Are” is an accurate reflection of the facts, needs to keep reading.<p>Because the problem isn’t that Walmart …