Putting money back into the pockets of working people will increase demand and purchasing power - good for workers, good for business. That is why the moves from McDonald's and Walmart, although small, could be so important if other companies follow suit.
Despite the best efforts of the west, nuclear programs continue in volatile and unstable countries such as Iran and North Korea. With this in mind, is the case for a global armistice a genuine reality? Can we, in fact, ban the bomb?