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Workers and lawmakers team up to force fair scheduling at Walmart

Walmart workers were on Capitol Hill telling lawmakers how the giant retailer's scheduling practices make it impossible for most of them to lead anything approaching a normal life.

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New York City elections hold promise of change

During the last 20 years of the Giuliani and then Bloomberg administrations, the living standards of the 99 percent have steadily declined, while the wealth of the 1 percent has risen.