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Wal-Mart Workers On Strike In 12 States

Walmart workers have launched historic labor protests and strikes across 28 stores in 12 states, the first retail worker strike in the company’s 50-year history. According to organizers, employees are protesting company attempts to "silence and retaliate against workers for speaking out for improvements on the job."

Mitt Romney, Job Destroyer

Mitt Romney's reinvention convention is starting with the theme "We Built It." Mitt Romney will try to sell himself to the American people as a "Mr. Fix It" who knows how to turn a business around. Of course, once you examine his record, it's clear Mitt Romney knows less about turning businesses around and more about running them into the ground.

'Romney And Bain They Used Us Like We Were Scrap Steel'

Joe Whitley, like his father before him, worked at the same Kansas City steel company for 29 years before losing his job and health benefits when it filed bankruptcy. Romney and Bain... "They used us just like we were the scrap steel

'Pepper Spray' Cop Loses His Job

Nine months and $76,000 later, the UC Davis officer accused of pepper spraying student protesters in November no longer works on the police force. Lt. John Pike and another officer were caught on cell phone video using pepper spray

Does Cybercrime Really Cost $1 Trillion?

Gen. Keith Alexander is the director of the National Security Agency and oversees U.S. Cyber Command, which means he leads the government’s effort to protect America from cyberattacks. Due to the secretive nature of his job, he maintains a relatively low profile, so when he does speak, people listen closely. On July 9, Alexander addressed a crowded room at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., and though he started with a few jokes — his mother said he had a face for radio, behind every general is a stunned father-in-law — he soon got down to business.

Bank Forecloses On Widow After Husband's Death

Jennifer Britt of Detroit’s Rosedale Park is like thousands of homeowners pushed to foreclosure by economic disaster and personal loss. Jennifer exhausted her life savings and paid Flagstar more than $45,000 to keep her home after the death of her husband and the loss of her job, but Flagstar refused to modify the mortgage and foreclosed. Jennifer is working again, but Flagstar has sold the mortgage to Fannie Mae, with taxpayers footing the bill. Eviction is imminent.

Occupy The World

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win."