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Walmart workers plan Black Friday strike - by Ned Resnikoff November 25, 2014 7:30PM ET

For the third Black Friday running, America’s largest retailer is expected to face labor protests at locations across the country. Workers and supporters affiliated with the union-backed labor campaign OUR Walmart say this Friday will be their biggest strike yet. 349 more words

Consumer

Thanksgiving Break: Less Policy, More Personal

I feel I should write something relevant to the upcoming Thanksgiving Day. Yet the muse is silent — perhaps because she tends to strike when I’m pissed off about something, which is fairly often, as those of you who follow this blog know. 780 more words

Musings & Questions

In the run-up to Black Friday, Walmart and strikers wage a war of words - By Lydia DePillis November 22 at 3:01 PM

Consider a box of donated food placed out for workers to help their colleagues put a festive meal on the table at Thanksgiving, which happened over the past few days at Wal-Marts in Frankfort, Ind., and Oklahoma City. 291 more words

Business

Robert Reich: The 1 percent is gutting America’s middle class - ROBERT REICH, ROBERTREICH.ORG WEDNESDAY, NOV 2014

This originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog.

The richest Americans hold more of the nation’s wealth than they have in almost a century. What do they spend it on? 377 more words

Politics

A Victory for the Left - By William Saletan NOV. 4 2014 11:25 PM

Chin up, Democrats. Republicans may have won the Senate, but the country is headed your way.

Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks to supporters following her defeat by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Nov. 631 more words

Politics

Obama looks to boost women’s vote -By Bernie Becker - 11/01/14 06:00 AM EDT

President Obama called for improving the economic conditions of women in his latest weekly address, advocating for a key voting bloc just days ahead of Tuesday’s midterm elections. 373 more words

News

Friday Reads: Economic Anemia

Good Morning!

Since I’m in the middle of revamping my course for Graduate Finance Students in International Finance and reviewing textbooks and the usual stuff, I thought I’d focus on the economy for the morning. 3,659 more words

Morning Reads