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Ikea Workers

Raising Wages to Raise Profits

Jack Temple | Posted 08.30.2014 | Business
Jack Temple

The workers ringing up your meatballs and helping you find shelving units on your next trip to Ikea will have something to smile about starting next year: higher pay.

Dave Jamieson

More IKEA Workers Vote To Unionize In U.S. | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.20.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Officials with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) union announced Thursday that more than 350 worke...

Nordic Whoring

David Macaray | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business
David Macaray

The U.S. appears to have lost its sense of identity; it no longer feels like a national community. Rather, it seems to have mutated into a gladiatorial arena, a battleground where corporations compete for profits in a merciless zero-sum game.