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McDonald's New Turnaround Plan Could Backpedal on Minimum Wage Increase
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Austerity, Economy, Global economy, Human rights, Politics, USA )

- 12 days ago -
The worldâEUR(TM)s biggest burger chain captured celebratory news headlines in April by announcing it was going to increase minimum wages for those at its corporate restaurants, but just how many workers that decision will affect may still be up in the air.
I-Wonder:Nelson Mandela: The Last Great Liberator?
Offbeat  (tags: Great Liberator, Politics, racial segregation, global inspiration, Nelson Mandela )

- 17 days ago -
Nelson Mandela lived one of the most remarkable lives of the 20th Century. Born in an era of racial segregation and oppression in South Africa,he made it his lifeâEUR(TM)s mission to fight for an equal and democratic society in his country.
Should Tories Put the Chancellor in Straitjacket?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, economy, Politics, chancellor )

- 21 days ago -
In most British people's minds, the Great Crash and Recession of 2008 probably feels like yesterday - the defining economic shock of our age, we continue to live with its noxious effects.
Election 2015: How Feasible Would It Be to Introduce Online Voting?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Politics, Voting, Online, Technology )

- 25 days ago -
People can shop, date and bank online. How feasible would it be to allow internet voting at the general election?
Election 2015 :Nicola Sturgeon: Miliband 'Will Have to Change Tune' on SNP
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Labour, SNP, Politics, deal )

- 25 days ago -
Nicola Sturgeon has predicted Labour leader Ed Miliband "will have to change his tune" after the election about not doing a deal with the SNP.
Election 2015 -Reality Check: Are There a Million Food Bank Users?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Food Banks, Politics, UK )

- 26 days ago -
The rise in food bank use has been quoted throughout the election campaign. Jeremy Paxman's first question to David Cameron was about them.
Election 2015: UKIP Candidate May Sue Party for Libel
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Politics, UKIP, Election Candidate )

- 29 days ago -
A UKIP general election candidate has told BBC Wales she is planning legal action against her own party.
The Shoe That Grows Inspires Donations That Shock Its Inventor
Offbeat  (tags: climate, environment, healthconditions, GoodNews, government, green, habitat, humans, protection, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, weather, world, abuse, activists, children, culture, education, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, GoodNews, government )

- 29 days ago -
Kenton Lee is the brain behind the innovative new shoe. He was working at a home for 140 HIV/AIDS orphans at a children's home in Nairobi when he saw that none of the children had shoes that fit. .THERE ARE -300 million children who do not have shoes.!
Tories Forced to Return £50k Donation From US Tax EvaderâEUR(TM)s Wife
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Crime, Election, Law, Politics, Scandal, UK, USA )

- 30 days ago -
BritainâEUR(TM)s Conservative Party returned a donation of £50,000 from a wealthy businesswoman on Monday after it emerged she was once wanted on charges of tax fraud in the United States.
Most Dangerous Woman in BritainâEUR(TM): Establishment Press Attack SNPâEUR(TM)s Sturgeon
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Austerity, Election, Politics, UK )

- 30 days ago -
Right wing commentators and newspapers have taken to using dirty tactics to challenge the seemingly endless rise of Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon.
Election 2015: Nigel Farage Warns of Referendum 'Stitch Up'
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, UKIP, EU, referendum, Politics, UK )

- 32 days ago -
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said he believes there will be "a complete stitch-up" on a referendum over Europe if David Cameron wins a majority.

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