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Addressing rising costs of living

Addressing rising costs of living
“Our suppliers' factories are also inspected by independent auditors to guarantee manufacturing conditions while the products are reviewed from time to time.” While nearly 90% of the Giant house brand products are produced in Malaysia, … “In this …
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China laying off millions: Why it will be a huge test of political tenacity
It is now the disquiet of the steel and coal factories, which employ as many as 12 million workers. China is the world's largest producer and consumer of steel, the demand and price of which has hit a 10-year low. … While the latter has been …
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BHS, Boots … our misbehaving corporations need their wings clipped
Philip Green will be alright, but his workers may not. But this is how it currently works in this age of shareholder power that needs to be consigned to history. A man with an umbrella outside a branch of BHS. 'Not only are most BHS workers likely to …
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Washington Gardens residents recount fears of living there as Elkhart leaders

Washington Gardens residents recount fears of living there as Elkhart leaders
Life there was the focus of a packed meeting Thursday of the Elkhart Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, which oversees the low-income public housing project, days after a deadly shooting in the complex. And those who live there and are familiar …
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DeRuyter ends Senate bid
“It'll be nice to watch the new board take hold. I'm anxious to see what it's like on the outside looking in. And I'm still treasurer at the Community Development Partnership and a board member. I'm interested in housing and economic development. It …
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Austin needs a woman like this; San Francisco's crusader for housing
She's described by the Times as an activist and self-identified anarchist who heads the SF Bay Area Renters' Federation, or BARF, and advocates not only for affordable housing in what has become America's most expensive housing market but for housing …
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