Economy

Kickback: Big Business Oppose Trump's Immigration Ban

 01/31/2017 - 03:32
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Backlash from big business grows over Trump travel ban. Amazon considers legal challenge to immigration order as others attack clampdown, reports The Financial Times.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 3:16am
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On Monday, US President signed an executive order to reduce administrative obstacles to medium small businesses. However, his immigration ban has irritated big corporations like Google and the business community in America is vowing against him. EFE/Andrew Harrer (POOL)

"Latino Consumers Feel Betrayed"

 01/30/2017 - 05:40
"Hugs, No Walls". Hundreds of undocumented Mexican migrants currently living in the US gathered with their families in El Paso, in the US-Mexico border, to send a message of protest to Donald Trump. EFE/David Maung
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After riding a wave of growth in Latino consumers, Orci, an ad agency's job focused on the Hispanic market, just got harder, reports the L.A. Times.

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Monday, January 30, 2017 - 5:17am
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"Hugs, No Walls". Hundreds of undocumented Mexican migrants currently living in the US gathered with their families in El Paso, in the US-Mexico border, to send a message of protest to Donald Trump. EFE/David Maung

Mind the Gap.Trump Infrastructure Projects list includes Philly bridges

 01/26/2017 - 05:13
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Donald Trump's visit to Philadelphia today is expected to spark protests and demonstrations around the city.

One good reason is that the President signed an executive order on Wednesday to strip federal funds from sanctuary cities like Philadelphia. As far as our city maintains its status as a "4th Amendment" or sanctuary city,-in order to protect illegal immigrants-  the executive order will prevent it from getting access to any federal grants, blocked by the Department of Homeland Security.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 4:50am
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Market Street Bridge over the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, USA. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

No-One Lost: How Mexico Tried to Find New Trade Partners in Davos

 01/25/2017 - 07:59
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In Davos, Mexico's main trade body dismissed the idea that Mexico has profited from globalisation at the expense of others, such as workers at US car factories.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 7:38am
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Workers applying for jobs in "maquiladoras" in Ciudad Juárez, in the US-Mexican border. EFE/Alejandro Bringas.

Broken Dreams: How Trump's Ford Deal Ended Villagers' Goals

 01/25/2017 - 07:35
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When Ford announced that it was withdrawing from a $1.6bn car assembly plant in Villa de Reyes, the dreams of prosperity of many of its villagers faded away. Today, that half-finished factory sits idle, gathering dust in the desert, reports the BBC.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 7:16am
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 Demonstrations sparked across Mexico after Ford decided to pull out investment from the country in favour of US. Photo: EFE/Mario Guzmán

Clean Break: Trump Begins to Dismantle Barack Obama’s Legacy.

 01/24/2017 - 03:35
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President Donald Trump began his efforts to dismantle Obama legacy by scrapping Trans Pacific Trade deal (TTP) and reinstated ban on providing federal funding to aid groups that perform abortions

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 3:12am
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Mexico to negotiate bilateral pacts with TPP countries after US exit
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto speaking during an event held at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City, Mexico on Jan. 23, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman

Kenney gana la batalla

 01/20/2017 - 14:04
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A pesar de las amenazas de Comcast de que la ciudad sería demandada por la ley, el Alcalde Kenney ha compartido que firmará la legislación contra la discriminación salarial que fue introducida en el Ayuntamiento y que se encuentra bajo revisión.

“Podremos ser demandados o no”, dijo Kenney a una multitud a las afueras del Ayuntamiento, “pero el Consejo ha aprobado esta medida por voto unánime, y no veo una razón por la cual no deba firmarla”.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:18pm
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George Soros: Donald Trump is 'would-be dictator'

 01/20/2017 - 03:27
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At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, billionaire investor delivered bleak Brexit forecast and said Donald Trump is ‘gearing up for trade war’ but will fail, reports The Guardian.

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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 3:08am
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George Soros at the Festival of Economics 2012 in Trento. The billionaire thinks President-elect Donald Trump will fail. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Kenney wins the war over wage discrimination bill

 01/19/2017 - 17:25
Kenney wins the war over wage discrimination bill
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Despite threats from Comcast that the city would be sued for the bill, Mayor Kenney shared that he will sign the wage discrimination legislation that was passed by City Council and under law review.

"We may get sued, we may not," Kenney said to a crowd outside of City Hall. "But Council passed this measure by unanimous vote, and I see no reason why I shouldn't sign it."

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:18pm
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Defaulting Risks: Wage Theft puts Philly Workers in Weak Situation

 01/19/2017 - 03:49
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Throughout Philadelphia and the nation, an epidemic of wage theft leaves workers wondering why they’re not getting what’s owed them, reports The Philadelphia Citizen.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 3:29am
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Wage theft leaves thousands of Philly workers struggling to get paid what's owed them. Photo: Annette Bernhardt/Wikimedia

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