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“The average American works more hours than a medieval peasant”

“Research from Juliet Schor, currently a Professor of Sociology at Boston College, from her text The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure… The average American worker in 1987 was working about 1,949 hours annually, while an adult male peasant in 13th-century … Continue reading

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[Perverts] Starbucks Under Investigation Over Hidden Camera In Bathroom

“Police have launched an investigation after a camera was discovered last week inside a restroom at a Starbucks store in an Atlanta suburb. A 25-year-old customer reportedly found the device Tuesday, taped under a baby changing station.” https://nypost.com/2018/04/22/starbucks-under-investigation-over-hidden-camera-in-bathroom/ Its official … Continue reading

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Good News: “Apple Faces Multiple Lawsuits Over Slowed-Down iPhones”

“Dozens of iPhone owners are taking Apple Inc. AAPL -0.96% to court over the company’s disclosure that it slowed down old phones to preserve battery life, in what could become one of the biggest legal challenges to the smartphone since … Continue reading

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“Three Facebook users sue over collection of call, text history”

“Three users of the Facebook Messenger app sued Facebook <FB.O> on Tuesday, saying the social network violated their privacy by collecting logs of their phone calls and text messages, in the latest legal challenge facing the company. The U.S. lawsuit … Continue reading

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‘Go to jail!’ Japanese protest Prime Minister Abe over cronyism scandal and potential constitutional crisis

 “Protesters took to the streets of Tokyo to demonstrate against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, calling for him to resign amid a cronyism scandal. The crowds also voiced opposition to revising Japan’s post-war pacifist constitution Hundreds of demonstrators turned out for … Continue reading

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“French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy arrested over ‘receiving £42million in illegal campaign funds from dead Libyan dictator Gaddafi’”

“Sarkozy is said to have received the kickbacks in 2007 during the presidential election campaign that swept him to power for a single five-year term. French law bans candidates from receiving cash payments above £6,300, but the massive donation is … Continue reading

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“Facebook [stock] Falls as Pressure Mounts on Zuckerberg Over Data”

“Facebook Inc. shares fell the most in two months Monday as American and European officials demanded answers to reports that a political advertising firm retained information on millions of Facebook users without their consent. Politicians on both sides of the … Continue reading

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