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US brands fail to act on Bangladesh tragedy

In Bangladesh, its the first anniversary of the factory collapse which killed more than eleven hundred garment workers. In the wake of the disaster, major retailers pledged to force safety improvements- but activists say many US-based brands have changed little.

US brands fail to act on Bangladesh tragedy

The High Cost of Wal-Mart

Each United States Wal-Mart costs taxpayers nearly $1 million because of the company’s miserably low pay at the same time that the four heirs to the Wal-Mart fortune possess $107 billion in wealth. That’s no coincidence.

Walmart and Disney Refuse to Compensate Injured Bangladeshi Workers

The Rana Plaza tragedy that took the lives of more than 1,100 garment workers in Bangladesh happened eight months ago, but for the women and men who survived the disaster, the pain and suffering go on.

Rothschild behind China's purchase of foreign firms

"Tiny mouse" Chinese carmaker Zhejiang Geely took over the "elephant" carmaker Volvo for more than $1.3 billion in 2010 with the assistance of Rothschild, the more-than-200-year-old family-controlled banking dynasty.  There are 55 Rothschild merger advisers in China, more than any foreign investment bank, says Olivier Pecoux, co-chief executive officer of Rothschild.

"Luxury" Mall Opens In Gaza

Maybe they should have opened up a (zionist owned) Home Depot instead.


'This town has been sold to Tesco'

Are towns built by the UK's leading supermarket the future of urban development?

The Guardian, 5 May 2010

Scary Supermarkets

Tesco town planned next to 2012 site

Tesco is building a new “supermarket suburb” next to the Olympics site which will house hundreds of families and come with its own high street, park, library and primary school.

The 11-acre site will have a 24-hour Tesco Extra hypermarket at the centre, with 18 other stores that will make up a pedestrian high street.

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