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US fast-food workers in vanguard of growing protests at ‘starvation’ wages

By Edward Helmore McDonald’s in New York’s Times Square, in midsummer. The fast food store heaves with native New Yorkers and tourists, including a table of Filipino nuns and a troupe of burlesque actors. The staff, remarkably unstressed, offer only … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

It has been 47 weeks since my Facebook and Twitter avatars have changed to a picture of Trayvon Martin. The wheels of justice truly grind slowly. Let’s not let the tragedy fade into the darkness of the night, let’s continue … Continue reading

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