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Ghana’s market women were once so powerful they were targeted by the military


More than 90 percent of Ghanains shop at the West African nation’s many open-air women. And that means, in most cases, buying from women, who dominate the trading business. But that power came at a price a generation ago, when the market women were blamed for an economic crisis and their livelihoods destoyed.

During the worker-led protest, posters of Market Basket's CEO, Arthur T. Demoulas, were plastered to the walls of this grocery store in Somerville, Mass. Arthur T, as he was affectionately called, recently regained control of the company after the board f

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