Studies suggest the jobs and economic gains are usually not worth the tax breaks since the majority of companies would have come even without incentives.
The NSA bugged the United Nations' headquarters in 2012, hacking into its videoconferencing and spying on the diplomatic work of other countries.
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."
On Sunday, September 2, 2012, hundreds of demonstrators marched through Charlotte, NC to protest before the opening of the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
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It's Friday the 13th, and this Peregrine Financial Group CEO seems to be having terrible luck. Russell Wasendorf Sr. was arrested today for making false statements to regulators from 2010 to July 2012, according to the agency.
Occupy Chicago held a press conference on January 27th, 2012 to introduce their new headquarters located at 500 W. Cermak in the Pilsen neighborhood. Speakers representing different local occupations spoke about how they will use the space and addressed the upcoming "Chicago Spring" action and Nato/G8 summits.