Category Archives: Business

An organization or economic system where goods and services are exchanged for one another or for money.

Mail won’t be delivered on Monday as UK goes postal

Mail in the United Kingdom will stand still on Monday 29 July.  4,000 workers in 373 Crown post offices are to go on strike.  This is the 9th strike by UK Crown postal service workers since Easter. The strike is organised by the Communications Workers Union (CWU). It represents over  203,500 members in the UK. The … Continue reading Mail won’t be delivered on Monday as UK goes postal

Wage Earners on Low Income Get A Pay Rise but Gap Widens

Wage earners on the minimum award in Australia have been given a pay rise of an additional $15.58 for a 38 hour working week. Despite this increase of 2.6% which is due to start on the 1 July 2013, the gap between low income workers’ weekly pay cheques and the weekly average earnings of Australian’s … Continue reading Wage Earners on Low Income Get A Pay Rise but Gap Widens

Costco, QuikTrip, And Trader Joe’s Versus Walmart And Sam’s Club

Perhaps too often I feel inclined to write about that which I find wrong with the world.  The military industrial complex this, the prison industrial complex that, the revolving door between the banks and Washington, drone strikes, the XL keystone pipeline… See?  It’s easy to begin a tangent in such a direction.  But I would … Continue reading Costco, QuikTrip, And Trader Joe’s Versus Walmart And Sam’s Club

Iraq: The Cost of War and The Horrors of Depleted Uranium Munitions

What was the true cost of the war in Iraq?  It’s important to dissect every facet of this stain on history.  The American people were lied to and herded into a war based on greed, and the media, owned by the moneyed interests of military industrial complex, was explicit in silencing dissent at the time. … Continue reading Iraq: The Cost of War and The Horrors of Depleted Uranium Munitions

A Constitutional Convention: An Answer To Ending Citizens United

I often reference the influence of corporations in the US Government and how this has lead our representatives to not serve us, but instead their campaign donors.  An example to back this is up is during the 2012 elections, 95% of all state representatives who won had the most financial backing.  It’s clear, by simple … Continue reading A Constitutional Convention: An Answer To Ending Citizens United