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buy nothing day November 24, 2006

Posted by Brad Richert in business.
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wal-mart declares war on workers October 2, 2006

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Realizing that they can do whatever they want and that their soul was bought out by the devil many years ago, Wal-Mart executives have audaciously announced that they are capping wages in order to hire more part-time workers. These soul-less beings said that the new policies are meant to serve the customer better – but hey, who cares about your workers? Wal-Mart already is known to have some of the worse records when it comes to treating their employees. Last October the giant corporation had a part-time workforce of 20% – it now has 25% to 30%. Analysts are predicting Wal-Mart wants to push that to 40%. Many Wal-Mart employees ‘survive’ on minimum wage with no benefits, even while working full time. (more…)

swipe your card for jesus September 28, 2006

Posted by Brad Richert in business, religion.
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I just can not pass this one up: Pam over at Pandagon found an article on church ATMs. Yes, they are exactly what you think they are: tithing machines for the new generation. The best part is that SecureGive, the pastor of Stevens Creek Community Church’s for-profit company, is installing these automated ushers at other churches for $2,000 to $5,000, plus a $50 monthly fee and 1.9% of each transaction is shared between SecureGive and a card-processing company. Things that make you go hmmm… Just wondering, when Jesus returns do you think he will storm into Stevens Creek and overturn the tables… I mean… ATM machines? (more…)

students and coca-cola August 18, 2006

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It has become the norm for student unions across North America to take action against Coca-cola on ethical grounds. (more…)

indian family markets in danger August 17, 2006

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Do you remember a time when you walked down the street and bartered with a vendor for apples and oranges? Probably not. (more…)

the cult of starbucks August 10, 2006

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