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Retail employees need a break

Retail employees need a break
editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff and Des Delgadillo With Black Friday quickly approaching, most stores are preparing for the biggest shopping day of the year, but one notable store is absent from these proceedings. Recreational Equipment Inc., REI, recently announced that it would be closing its doors on Black Friday, a huge first step in giving part of the Thanksgiving weekend back to its employees. Choosing... 

Consumer values trump family values

Consumer values trump family values
Editorial cartoon by Anthony Juarez Record-breaking sales on Black Friday were marred by pepper spray attacks, attempted robberies and shootings, displaying the ultimate contradiction that defines the day after Thanksgiving. A woman at the Porter Ranch Wal-Mart pepper sprayed 20 customers, including children, in an attempt to get more door buster merchandise. At a Wal-Mart in South Carolina, police... 

There are too many apps for that

There are too many apps for that
Editorial cartoon by Anthony Juarez Last year’s release of the iPhone 4 and the iPad brought thousands lining up at Apple stores across the country. On the first day of release the iPhone 4 sold 1.5 million units and the iPad sold 8.25 million units from April 2010 through December 2010, according to Apple. When Apple or any other company releases a new gadget, people feel they have to have it. Even... 
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