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Are Supermarkets Cheaper Than Farmers' Markets?
Business  (tags: Grocery, Organic, Farmers Market, Produce, Price, Sustainable, Local, Healthy, Economy, Economics, Savings, Value, business, consumers, corporate, environment, ethics, farming, money, wal-mart, Walmart )

Syd
- 1 hour ago - threespringsfarm.com
We selected 3 area supermarkets with which to compare our farmers' market prices: an organic/health food chain, Wild Oats, as we grow organically (though not certified); the most widespread grocery store in town, Albertsons; and Wal-Mart...
US Is An Oligarchy Not a Democracy, Says Scientific Study
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, investments, labor, investors, law, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 7 hours ago - commondreams.org
A study, to appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the academic journal Perspectives on Politics, finds that the U.S. is no democracy, but instead an oligarchy, meaning profoundly corrupt, so that the answer to the study's opening question, "Who governs?
STOP THE SHALE GAS EXTRACTION BY FRACKING
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, energy, environment, ethics, finance, foreclosures, humans, investing, government, law, lies, marketing, news, society, politics, SustainableDevelopment, world, animals, climate-ch )

Wendy
- 2 days ago - you.38degrees.org.uk
DAVID CAMERON -STOP -THIS-The shale gas is fossil fuel and is not long term solution.The method of fracking is highly controversial, it turns green fields into industrial sites. The cocktail of chemicals used in the process is highly toxic> please sign
The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing
Business  (tags: americans, banking, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, government, investments, law, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 3 days ago - truth-out.org
Taxpayers are paying billions of dollars for a swindle pulled off by the world's biggest banks, using a form of derivative called interest-rate swaps; and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has now joined a chorus of litigants suing over it.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Raise the Minimum Wage!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: MINIMUM WAGE, law, laws, congress, economy, ethics, news, obama, politics, usa, government )

Cal
- 11 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Raising the minimum wage would not only improve the lives of millions of hardworking Americans and their families but also build a stronger economy and decrease the need for government assistance.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT - This Is What Your Meat Eats
Business  (tags: marketing, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, environment, ethics, farming, humans, wal-mart, world, meat, CAFO, Factory Farming, Animals, Animal Abuse, Veg, Vegetarian, Vegan, Compassion, Nutrition )

Syd
- 12 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
When you bite into a juicy hamburger or a lovely steak, it's easy to forget that piece of meat was once a living, breathing, hungry animal. It also needed nutrients to survive. While we all want to think that our meat eats according to nature, this is...
TELL MCDONALD'S: Stop Stealing From Workers' Paychecks PETITION!!
Business  (tags: Stealing, society, safety, rights, interesting, sadness, news, humans, ethics, culture, americans, abuse, dishonesty, business, americans, economy, money, humans )

Robert
- 13 days ago - credomobilize.com
If we stole $20 from the cash register, we'd be fired and our employers would not hesitate to call the cops. If McDonald's and the other big chains steal thousands from their employees, they get away with it and corporate executives might even see a bonus
END HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN ASSAM
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, corruption, humanrights, humans, society, asia, ethics, media, news, abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, debt, economy, government, labor, law, money, SustainableDevelopment, society, politics, investments, in )

Wendy
- 13 days ago - walkfree.org
Be really clear we are not accusing Tata Global Beverages of trafficking girls from Assam to be held in situations of modern slavery. We are, however, concerned that Tata Global Beverages is engaged in a labour scheme via Amalgamated Plantation...
Pyrrhic Victory for Whistleblowers on Transatlantic Trade Agreement
Business  (tags: EU, Economy, Hacking, Human rights, Information Technology, Internet, Law, Markets, Politics, Trade, USA )

Ray
- 13 days ago - rt.com
Unbeknownst to the wider world, two enormous trade deals have been in the works for the past several years.
Russia Will Not Import GMO Products - PM Medvedev
Offbeat  (tags: Economy, GMO, Law, Russia, Trade )

Ray
- 13 days ago - rt.com
Russia will not import GMO products, the country's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding that the nation has enough space and resources to produce organic food.
*Take Action* Cut The Nuclear Weapons Budget
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, budget, congress, dishonesty, economy, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, Nuclear Weapons, propaganda )

Kit
- 14 days ago - psr.convio.net
Did you know that the federal government is projected to spend $570 billion on nuclear weapons over the next decade? *Please Sign*
Inequality Gap Between Super Rich and Poor Continues to Widen
Offbeat  (tags: Economy, USA )

Ray
- 15 days ago - rt.com
Things aren't getting much better for the gap between America's rich and poor: a new study reveals that inequality within the United States is only getting worse.
Tell Congress: Support H.R. 1579 ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, money, business, consumers, big banks, wall street, economy )

Nancy
- 16 days ago - npa-us.org
HR 1579 would raise up to $350 billion every year. It's a dollar figure that would be transformative.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Impoverished Nations Facing Climate Change - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: climtae change, world, economy, impoversished nations, aid, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 17 days ago - forcechange.com
For no one are the devastating effects of climate change more real than those living in impoverished, developing nations. The poorest people of our world struggle to cope with rising temperatures, and with it the threats of rising sea levels, food and wat
 

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