Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages'

Business / Corporate Jun 6, 2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages'

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc. shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality. Speaking at Walmart's shareholder meeting, the U.S. senator said: "Despite the ...

Joe Biden seen pulling away in South Carolina with 46%

World / Politics May 13, 2019

Joe Biden seen pulling away in South Carolina with 46%

Just weeks after announcing his presidential run, former Vice President Joe Biden led the Democratic pack in the key South Carolina race, attracting support from 46 percent of likely party primary voters in a state poll released Sunday. Biden had more than triple the support ...

Bernie Sanders announces he is running for U.S. president

World / Politics Feb 19, 2019

Bernie Sanders announces he is running for U.S. president

Once dismissed by many as a fringe candidate with wacky socialist ideas, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders campaigned to the brink of the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 and has now set his sights on the White House once again. Vermont's Sanders, 77, announced on Tuesday ...