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One-third of Americans say that it's acceptable to try and have someone fired for giving poor customer service Last week allegations emerged that the staff of Bergdorf Goodman in New York were scared of Beyonce, after she apparently pressured management at the store to fire a worker who had given ...
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Half of Americans (50%) who are aware of advertising don’t trust what they see, read and hear in advertisements.  44% think that advertisements are dishonest.  A clear majority (58%) thinks that there should be stronger requirements for proving claims in advertising.  Trust in advertising is very much dependent on education.  ...
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Most Americans say that it's possible to be a responsible adult and occasionally smoke marijuana Colorado is now into its fourth month of legal marijuana sales, and Washington state is gearing up to launch a similar system of taxing and legalizing marijuana. Even as other states loosen their laws, Colorado ...
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“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen” – Thus starts George Orwell’s dystopian novel, 1984, set 30 years ago this April. Orwell’s work tackles issues still relevent today, from the dangers of a totalitarian state and concerns around surveillance, to rebellion against a ...
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This summer you might want to avoid swimming pools, because 29% of Americans admit to urinating in them Even in the darkest, coldest bits of America the sun has begun to poke out from behind the cloud, meaning that soon we'll be able to shed our coats and jackets and ...
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Heroin use may be rising across the country, but people in the Northeast are much more likely to say that it's a serious problem in their community Since the death of Oscar-winner Phillip Seymour Hoffman after overdosing on heroin and other drugs, growing attention has been paid to heroin abuse in ...
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