Daily Archives: July 10, 2010

USDA Recalls 96,000 Pounds Of Tainted Beef From One Family

Officials say a positive E. coli test prompted the recall, affecting the Wharton family’s stores of ground beef, beef chuck, and rump roast.

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In The Know: Report: Growing Ranks Of Nouveau Poor Facing Discrimination From Old Poor

As Americans rush to join the Nouveau Poor, panelists debate the claim that the newly poor are incapable of integrating with long established poor…

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China the Sweatshop

The labor strife spreading through China’s factory cities has clearly frazzled the government. Last month, it deployed Prime Minister Wen Jiabao, a k a “Grandpa Wen,” who told laborers at a Beijing subway station that the government and society “should … Continue reading

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Evian Advert showing the water cycle

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