Did Burger King tell a whopper? Why false advertising suits are on the rise

Sep 20, 2023
Rebecca Tushnet of Harvard Law School explains the incentive behind companies making vague promises to consumers.
A class-action lawsuit accuses Burger King of falsely advertising the size of its Whopper.
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Fast food chains lead in child labor violations

Jun 12, 2023
Department of Labor data show that hundreds of franchises were in violation of laws that protect minors.
Fast food franchises for brands like McDonald's are among the worst offenders, according to Department of Labor data.
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The economics of homelessness

In this Marketplace special, we’re taking a look at how the debt ceiling drama further restricts us from addressing big issues like homelessness.
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