Nov 4, 2014
Who's paid for Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner to try to win our votes.
By Mick Dumke
Politics, News, Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner, governor, Illinois, 2014 election, campaign finance, campaign donations, Republican Party, Democratic Party, minimum wage, nursing homes, Service Employees International Union, SEIU, UA, United Association, Laborers, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW, UFCW, United Food and Commercial Workers, Illinois Freedom PAC, AFSCME, Fred Eychaner, Chris Christie, Kenneth Griffin, Ken Griffin
News & Features,
Jul 1, 2010
It's not just the low wages or the near-scientific union busting. It's the preference for poverty, the business model built on turnover, the manipulative PR. Is this really the best way to bring jobs and food to the south and west sides?
By Max Brooks
Feature, Nelson Lichtenstein, Wal-Mart, Walmart, The Retail Revolution, Discount Store News, servant leaders, unions, Mayor Daley, Pullman Walmart, City Council, City Council zoning committee, Chicago Federation of Labor, minimum wage, Sam Walton, Walmart Supercenter, Emma Mitts, UFCW, Target, Costco, Bradley's, TIF, TIFs, tax increment financing, community benefit agreements, Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy, Kroger, Safeway, Union Probability Index, Unaddressed People Issues index