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An equitable distribution of wealth and genuine connection to the workplace for workers are necessary aspects of a sustainable economy. One solution toward a sustainable future lies in worker owned cooperatives, which embody equitable distribution of power and offer employees a greater stake in the companies overall success. Evergreen Cooperative in Cleveland, Ohio started with […]
The military deployment of US-NATO forces is occurring in several regions of the World simultaneously. The Pentagon’s global military design is one of world conquest. Militarization at the global level is instrumented through the US military’s Unified Command structure: the entire planet is divided up into geographic Combatant Commands under the control of the Pentagon. […]
In a newly released study of 51,000 Washington State community college students, Columbia University researchers found that students who took online courses were more likely to fail or drop out of the course than students who took the same course in person. Moreover, those students with the most Web credits were the least likely to […]
Across the nation, people receiving a range of state-furnished benefits — from unemployment insurance and food stamps to cash assistance for poor families — are facing similar options and reaching the same conclusion. In 41 states major banks and financial firms have secured contracts to provide access to public benefits via prepaid debit cards. And […]