Slavery by Another Name by Douglas A. Blackmon
Feb24

Slavery by Another Name by Douglas A. Blackmon

Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II is a book by American writer Douglas A. Blackmon, published by Anchor Books in 2008. It explores the forced labor of imprisoned black men and women through the convict lease system used by states, local governments, white farmers, and corporations after the American Civil War until World War II in the southern United States. Blackmon...

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Finally Fit Memphis!! with Deana D. Taylor
Feb24

Finally Fit Memphis!! with Deana D. Taylor

Deana D. Taylor trainer/owner and founder of Finally Fit! Deana is Fitnes coach, helping individuals and families overcome unhealthy and sedentary lifestyles through education of nutrition and exercise. Deana is motivating individuals to hit their fitness goals and stay on track. She is marketing to corporations local and national to create a preventative health and wellness program for their employees. So they will be at their  peak...

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Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality by David Cay Johnston
Feb10

Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality by David Cay Johnston

The issue of inequality has irrefutably returned to the fore, riding on the anger against Wall Street following the 2008 financial crisis and the concentration of economic and political power in the hands of the super–rich. The Occupy movement made the plight of the 99 percent an indelible part of the public consciousness, and concerns about inequality were a decisive factor in the 2012 presidential elections. How bad is it? According...

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Waters Expresses “Outrage” at HSBC Swiss Bank Violations
Feb10

Waters Expresses “Outrage” at HSBC Swiss Bank Violations

In response to recent revelations that HSBC, the second largest commercial bank in the world, committed numerous violations of U.S. and international tax and finance laws, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, expressed her concern at the continued lack of accountability for the individuals associated with providing financial services for some of the world’s worst criminals and tax...

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Grow your business by shaking startup mentality by Andy Bailey
Feb10

Grow your business by shaking startup mentality by Andy Bailey

Entrepreneurship doesn’t end at the startup of a company. Millions of people launch new companies, but only a select few grow them past just a few people, and fewer yet into industry-leading organizations. One obvious example of this is Starbucks. There are thousands of coffee shops around the country, but Starbucks turned its one storefront in Seattle into an empire of 21,366 stores around the world over the course of just a few...

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