Economy

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The corporate-influenced TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership ( TTIP ), exposed earlier this week as "an enormous corporate power grab," looks increasingly precarious. French President François Hollande reportedly said Tuesday that he would "never accept" the current agreement, citing its negative implications for "the essential...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Three weeks after roughly 40,000 Verizon workers began a historic work stoppage...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Puerto Rico says it will default on its debt Monday, escalating the economic...

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Now that - yes, Virginia - Drumpf is the presumptive if inconceivable GOP nominee, the merciless hordes of brown-skinned barbarians he's trashed are like many others making the most of it: In an ad for the international soccer tourney Copa América coming here soon, the Argentinians gleefully romp and sneer and score as Trump intones, "We have people coming in through the border that are not people we want....These are total killers." Mark Twain: “Humor (is) the great thing, the saving thing...