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European Demand Is Threatening Key Ecosystems Around the World, the WWF Says

Consumption by the European Union threatens to devastate carbon-rich ecosystems that aren’t included in measures to address climate change and biodiversity loss outside the region’s borders, according to the WWF.

Walmart Filings Reveal Plans to Create Cryptocurrency and NFTs

Walmart Inc. is preparing to create its own cryptocurrency and collection of non-fungible tokens, filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office show, setting the stage for meeting its customers in the emerging metaverse.

Bitcoin’s Dominance of Crypto Payments Is Starting to Erode

Consumers and businesses are increasingly starting to use digital tokens other than Bitcoin for purchases, according to BitPay Inc., one of the biggest crypto payments processors in the world.

Controversial Investment Guru Cathie Wood Wants to Help You Trust the Stock Market Again

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Starbucks Staff Can Vote to Unionize at Three More New York Stores, U.S. Labor Official Rules

Starbucks Staff Can Vote to Unionize at Three More New York Stores, U.S. Labor Official Rules

Led 15, 2022

Starbucks Corp. employees at three more restaurants in New York state will vote on unionization, a U.S. labor official ruled Friday, offering organizers a chance to expand a new labor foothold that’s already inspiring copycat efforts around the country.

U.S. Food Prices Are Up. Are the Food Corporations to Blame for Taking Advantage?

2021 was a bad year for grocery bills. Shoppers paid 6.4% more for groceries in November 2021 compared to November 2020, according to the consumer price index. All food prices were up a bit more than usual but the most dramatic price increases come from meat, pork cost 14% more than a year ago and beef cost 20% more. These increases are slowing, per consumer price data released January 12th, but show no signs of dropping to pre-pandemic levels anytime soon.