This is a little bit news I think

October 12, 2012

Today's top story: a debate that won't matter, between two guys vying for a job with no official duties. (I know, I'm some small part of the problem.)

Elsewhere, the world's most prestigious prize was awarded to pretty much an entire continentThis is relegated to story #2, according to NPR top-of-the-hour news, Google News, etc.

Meanwhile, the world's third-largest corporation and largest retailer—and a champion union buster—is experiencing a bit of a labor uprising. Yesterday this wasn't even the top Google News story about Walmart. Today it finally is. But it still isn't on Google News's homepage.

This is an important story. A Black Friday strike could be a really big deal for Walmart, its employees, its customers and the labor movement.

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