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Letter from the Editor: City Council Chooses Social Responsibility

Letter from the Editor: City Council Chooses Social Responsibility

by Lisa Ellison Guardian editor Thanks to a close vote last month, Greenville has the opportunity to become a leader in social responsibility. During their annual joint meeting with the Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC) on April 20, city councilors Rose Glover, Kandie Smith, Marion Blackburn and Mayor Allen Thomas, who broke the tie, voted to […]


The American Labor Movement, 2.0

The American Labor Movement, 2.0

There’s been much media hubbub in the past few weeks over higher wages at some of America’s biggest retailers. Mega-chains are trumpeting “increases” in employee pay and basking the inevitable PR glow that comes with appearing to actually give a shwhit about their workers. It began last summer, with jumps in hourly wages at Gap […]


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