Money Talking

NSA, Davos and Target? It’s All About Your Data

Friday, January 17, 2014

The President announces new guidelines for NSA surveillance. Tech CEOs prepare gather with other business and world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. And Target tries to soothe customers’ fears after hackers obtain millions of credit and debit card accounts. What's the connection?  It’s all about our personal data. On Money Talking, why everyone – governments, companies, and hackers – want it: Privacy, people and the bottom line.



For Two Queens Schools, More Money and No Strings Attached

Friday, February 10, 2012

The Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy VI (Kappa 6) and Public School 161 Arthur Ashe, both in Queens, were awarded $100,000 grants by the Target Corporation, as part of a competition promoted through "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." The money comes with no restrictions, giving the principals and their staffs a little breathing room at a time of austerity budgets.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Union Target

Friday, June 17, 2011

Steven Greenhouse, New York Times labor and workplace correspondent and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, talks about today's vote on unionizing by Long Island Target workers and efforts to organize Wal-Mart workers in California.

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Financial 411: Labor Unions Eye a New Target

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Labor unions have gone after Wal-mart for years — attacking the world's largest retailer for providing poor wages and benefits and driving small businesses out of business. Now, organized labor has its eye on another big-box retailer: Target. Workers at a Target store in Valley Stream, Long Island, will vote next month on whether to join United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500.