Bankruptcy Petition Filed – Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy protection in U.S.; plans to do same in Canada

Bankruptcy Petition Filed Toys ‘R’ Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and says it intends to follow suit in Canada.   Shoppers wait in line at the Toys ‘R’ Us in Dallas on Thursday Nov. 22, 2012. (Dallas Morning News / Stan Olszewski) Bankruptcy Petition Filed   Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy protection in U.S.; …

Mass Psychology Supports the Pricey Stock Market – article New York Times

Mass Psychology   Mass Psychology Supports the Pricey Stock Market Canny stock investors are like judges in a quirky beauty contest. They aren’t looking for real beauty but for qualities that other people believe still other people will find beautiful. That was the observation of John Maynard Keynes, who suggested that investors do not actually make money by picking the best companies, but by picking stocks …

Dole Food Company : Two Documentaries – the second about the legal case

Dole Food Company   Dole Food Company Bananas!* is a 2009 Swedish documentary directed by Fredrik Gertten about a conflict between the Dole Food Company and banana plantation workers in Nicaragua over alleged cases of sterility caused by the pesticide DBCP. The film was criticized by Dole for containing “patent falsehoods”. After a screening at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June 2009, Gertten was sued for defamation by Dole on 8 July. The lawsuit was preceded by threats …

Bell Pottinger – Public relations firm Bell Pottinger, known for its unsavoury clients, shuts down

Bell Pottinger   Bell Pottinger, which had its headquarters in London, shut down after being thrown out of the public relations industry’s British trade body because of a controversial campaign in South Africa.  By LIZ ALDERMAN   The New York Times Fri., Sept. 15, 2017   Bell Pottinger When South African track star Oscar Pistorius stood trial for the brutal killing of …

Popular Degrees

Popular Degrees in Business, Administration or Law do not lead to jobs.

Popular Degrees   Engineering and information and computer technology sectors have the highest employment rates, even though the most popular college and university courses are in business, administration and law, according to an OECD study.    By KRISTIN RUSHOWYQueen’s Park Bureau Tues., Sept. 12, 201 Popular Degrees The most popular college and university programs are business, administration and law — but all …

Fiera Foods

Fiera Foods – Sara Mojtehedzadeh Goes Undercover at this Industrial Bakery

Fiera Foods   Amina Diaby died last year in an accident inside one of the GTA’s largest industrial bakeries where, the company says, worker safety is its highest concern. The 23-year-old was one of thousands of Ontarians who have turned to temporary employment agencies to find jobs that often come with low pay and little training for sometimes dangerous work. …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – Consumer Watchdog Agency That Even the GOP supports

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau   Richard Cordray, the Democrat who heads the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has been the subject of Republican criticism since President Barack Obama appointed him in 2012. Credit Andrew Mangum for The New York Times   Consumer Financial Protection Bureau With the election of President Trump, the nation’s consumer watchdog agency faced a quandary: how to shield the …