The Truth About Proposition 37—Labeling Genetically Engineered Foods

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Carole Bartolotto: I knew the battle over prop 37 would be heated, tough, and ugly. But I was not expecting biotech companies and food manufacturers to stoop as low as they have and spend a million dollars a day doing so.

Walmart Trying to Open First LA Grocery Store, Major Fight Looms

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LAANE: Small business leaders have expressed serious concerns about Walmart’s impact on existing businesses, while opponents have long maintained that Walmart’s entry into the grocery industry would create a race to the bottom

Tech Tip: Wikipedia: Not an Encyclopedia, But a Community

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Robert Link: Be on the lookout for when language is being used against you, to bind you, to paint you into a corner, rather than to communicate, as with the so-called “Stop Online Piracy Act”.

In California, Labor and Business Standing Together

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Caitlin Vega: While the Chamber of Commerce may call any bill that helps workers a “job killer,” the employer community is not monolithic. Small businesses care about our local communities and are often ignored by their own trade associations.

Ralphs’ Workers Aren’t the Only Ones Getting Played

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Jasmyne Cannick: When I think about it, the only thing that has changed since those stores were taken over by Ralph’s in the early 1990’s, are the increase in prices and the sign on the outside of the building.

If You’re Not Angry and Bitter, You’re Not Paying Attention

A one-sentence comment posted in the blogosphere really nails it. As the political hissy-fit over Barack Obama’s “bitter” remarks continues to heave itself on the floor like some three-year-old tantrum-thrower in the canned soup aisle at the grocery store, a blogger calling herself Lugnut spells it out: “If you’re not angry and bitter, you’re not [...]

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