Wal-Mart — Prince or Pirate?

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The city of Portland, Oregon recently announced that it will be gradually divesting of all of its investments in Wal-Mart (more U.S. cities should do the same).  The town’s City Council no longer sees Wal-Mart as a socially responsible employer … Continued

The Great American Tax Dodge

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One of the big news stories is the justice department’s settlement with Credit Suisse for its long running scheme in helping well-healed Americans avoid paying taxes.  The bank is admitting and pleading guilty to charges that it falsified records and … Continued

More Benghazi Lunacy

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Surprise!  The Republicans are — again — trying to use the tragedy in Libya to whip their base into another lather and provide more ridiculous fodder for the talk show hosts on the right.  This is nothing but a cheap … Continued