Pat Garofalo

Pat Garofalo

Pat Garofalo is the managing editor at TalkPoverty.org.

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Shoppers line up outside  a Target store on November 22, 2012 in Rosemead, Calif. Views
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Black Friday Isn’t the Only Time Workers Face Unfair Schedules
Some of the biggest retailers in the U.S., including Best Buy, Macy’s, and Target, will be opening their doors to shoppers directly on Thanksgiving this year, getting Black Friday — one of the year’s biggest shopping days — started early. That means employees at those stores will have to leave...
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Jeff Bezos is laughing all the way to the bank. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The Frenzy Over Amazon’s HQ2 Should Be a National Embarrassment
Amazon’s HQ2 auction is finally over. On Tuesday, the internet retailer announced that its search for a second headquarters has ended, with Long Island City in Queens and “National Landing,” Virginia, a conglomeration of Washington, D.C. suburbs, selected as sites for its big expansion. The company...
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Protestors gathered outside Twitter Inc. headquarters to voice opposition to the large tax breaks and loss of affordable housing after Twitter moved in the area. (Photo: Kim Kulish/Corbis via Getty Images) Views
Friday, November 02, 2018
San Francisco’s Prop C Would Make Tech Companies Address the Homelessness Crisis They Helped Create
National media coverage of San Francisco’s Proposition C — which would raise taxes on the city’s largest businesses in order to increase funding to address the city’s homelessness crisis — is largely focused on how the question has divided tech titans. The highest-profile spat has been between...
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