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Oil Platform Ablaze in Gulf of Mexico, 28 Workers Evacuated âEUR" Coast Guard
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Accident, Ecology, Global economy, Oil, Science, USA )


- 1461 days ago - rt.com
A fire broke out early Friday morning on a small oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, forcing the evacuation of 28 workers. No injuries were reported, but a 1.4-mile oil slick was visible in the water.
McDonald's New Turnaround Plan Could Backpedal on Minimum Wage Increase
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Austerity, Economy, Global economy, Human rights, Politics, USA )


- 1476 days ago - rt.com
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.
1in 5 Elderly Americans Die Broke âEUR" Report
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Education, Finance, Global economy, Security, USA )


- 1485 days ago - rt.com
A new report looked at the financial health of Americans at the end of their lives and found that over 20 percent had no assets apart from their houses - and 12 percent had no assets left at all.
Global Muslim Population to Surpass Christians By 2070 âEUR" Study
Offbeat  (tags: Biology, Children, Ecology, Education, Global economy, Globalization, History, Internet, Religion, USA )


- 1513 days ago - rt.com
By 2050, followers of Islam will match those following Christianity, with the number of Muslims surpassing Christians globally by 2070, the Pew Research Center projects, citing current differences in fertility rates, youth populations and conversions.
Tiny HousesâEUR(TM): California Homelessness Gets New $40 Solution (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: Global Economy, Human Rights, USA )


- 1553 days ago - rt.com
An Oakland artist is ingeniously battling homelessness in Oakland, California: he builds small houses out of materials he can find in the streets,
Obama's Free Community College Plan Has $60 Billion Price Tag
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Education, Global economy, Globalization, History, Information Technology, Intelligence, Modernization, USA )


- 1596 days ago - rt.com
President Barack Obama proposed offering two years of community college free of charge to Americans "willing to work for it," and the White House announced Friday the plan would cost $60 billion over 10 years.
Obama: Keystone XL Pipeline Does Not Benefit Americans
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, Ecology, Global economy, Global warming, Law, Protest, USA )


- 1618 days ago - rt.com
Republican leadership in Congress has said authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline will be its first order of business next year, but President Barack Obama said the project would be of small benefit to Americans.
Whites the New Minority in America By 2044
Offbeat  (tags: Global economy, Globalization, History, Immigration, Information Technology, Mass media, Politics, USA )


- 1618 days ago - rt.com
New population projections by the US Census Bureau show that whites will become a minority by 2044. The US will be home to a youthful, growing minority population juxtaposed against an aging, slow-growing, and soon to be declining white population.
America's Wealthiest Families Smash Income Ceiling, Middle-Class Left Far Behind
Offbeat  (tags: Bailout, Crisis, Economy, Finance, Global economy, Globalization, Robert Bridge, USA )


- 1619 days ago - rt.com
Despite, or because of, the fallout from the 2007 Great Recession, annual earnings between the richest Americans and everybody else have exploded to record levels. Meanwhile middle- and lower-class wealth growth remains stagnant.
Mother Whose Son 'Baked to Death' in Prison Is Awarded $2.25 Mn
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Drugs, Global economy, Mass media, Military, Politics, Scandal, USA )


- 1666 days ago - rt.com
The mother of a former Marine with mental health problems who died in over 100-degree heat at Rikers Island will receive $2.25 million from New York City. The family originally planned to sue for $25 million.
90 Percent of Americans Are Poorer Today Than in 1987
Offbeat  (tags: Banking, Economy, Finance, Global economy, Investment, Politics, Real Estate, USA )


- 1673 days ago - rt.com
The American Dream is slipping further away from the vast majority of Americans than it has in a quarter century. Now 90 percent of US households are poorer than they were in 1987, according to both a new study and the head of the Federal Reserve.
Monsanto Still Clashing With Brazilian Soy Exporters Over Royalties
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- 1675 days ago - rt.com
Brazilian soy exporters are still resisting Monsanto's push for them to collect royalties from farmers reusing the biotech giant's patented seeds, some saying such a liability - even for a fee - may not be worth possible "embarrassment" to the industry.
US Income Gap Widest in Decades, Based on Housing Market Data
Offbeat  (tags: Austerity, Economy, Employment, Global economy, USA )


- 1745 days ago - rt.com
The income gap among metropolitan regions in the United States has reached new heights based on home prices in 2013, according to a new report.
Disgraced American Apparel CEO Dances Naked in Front of Employees (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT!)
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, Global economy, Human rights, Scandal, Sex, USA )


- 1798 days ago - rt.com
Following the unexpected firing of American Apparel CEO Dov Charney, video of the executive dancing naked in front of what could be two employees has gone viral on the internet.
 

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