Courts rarely protect workers or consumers. Our entire legal system is built on the premise that property rights are more important than human rights.

“Meanwhile, employees at closing stores received letters this year, saying they would not receive severance payments — because sears filed for bankruptcy.”

Sears Executives To Get Millions In Bonuses After Company Files For Bankruptcy

So far this year, Sears has filed for bankruptcy protection, reported $2 billion dollars in losses, and is closing more than 180 stores, in addition to laying off hundreds of workers.