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TAKE ACTION NOW! Ensure That No Children Are Making Samsung Products!
Business  (tags: world, china, ethics, child labor, abuse, business, dishonesty, economy, corporate, corruption, politics, SustainableDevelopment, marketing, society, money, world )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - change.org
In China--. Making cell phone covers and parts for Samsung, this factory had children work the same long 11-hour night-shifts at the same intensity as adult workers
Why Are Campus Administrators Making So Much Money?
Society & Culture  (tags: education, crime, politics, society, economy, colleges as a business, administrators thriving, abuse, news, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators--unlike their faculty (increasingly reduced to rootless adjuncts) and students (saddled with ever more debt)―are thriving.
Right Wing's Worst Nightmare: The Master Stroke That Turns Red States Blue
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Americans, 2016, republicans, democrats, government, politics, elections, candidates, economy )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - salon.com
Elizabeth Warren's rock star reception at Netroots Nation came as a surprise to absolutely no one, but not so her popularity as a draw for red state Democrats running for Senate, like West Virginia's Natalie Tennant or Kentucky's Alison Lundergan Grimes.
Why Gluten Sensitivity Is Probably Fake
Business  (tags: Gluten sensitivity, business, consumers, economy, finance, humans, marketing, money, society )

Lone
- 8 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Gluten-free food is on the rise, and the industry is already expected to be worth 15 billion dollars by 2016. But experts say only 1% of Americans have disorders like Celiac Disease specifically called by gluten. So what gives?
Australia Becomes First Developed Nation to Repeal Carbon Tax
Business  (tags: money, tax, carbon tax, Australia, business, corruption, environment, climate change, politics, economy, energy, government )

Michael
- 9 days ago - online.wsj.com
CANBERRA, Australia--After almost a decade of heated political debate, Australia has become the world's first developed nation to repeal carbon laws that put a price on greenhouse-gas emissions.
U.S. Senate Panel Boosts Funding for Israel's Iron Dome
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, congress, Obama, government, ethics, politics, military, war, news, economy )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - rawstory.com
The funding is part of the administration's request of $3.1 billion for military assistance to Israel, the world's largest beneficiary of US foreign aid. The measure still has to be approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee and the full Senate.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Africa Bring Electricity to 50 Million People for the First Time
World  (tags: AFRICA, develoment, electricity, society, poverty, economy, society, worldpolitics )

Cal
- 12 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Right now, there's a new bill in the Senate--the Energize Africa Act--that will help Africa bring electricity to 50 million people for the first time. We need t
TAKE ACTION NOW! Declare a Public Health Emergency in Detroit
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, health, government, WATER, economy, public safetyethics )

Cal
- 12 days ago - turnthewateron.dailykos.com
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is shutting off water at thousands of Detroit residences each week, even if their account debt was incurred by previous owners. That means families don't have water to drink, wash their hands or flush their toilet
Addressing Global Warming Is An Economic Necessity
Business  (tags: business, economy, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, money, oil, tar sands, oil sands, Suzuki. Harper, Abbott, Canada, energy, climate change, global warming, environment, politics, oil )

Michael
- 15 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
Those who don't outright deny the existence of human-caused global warming often argue we can't or shouldn't do anything about it because it would be too costly.
Punished By Axe: Bonded Labour in India's Brick Kilns
Offbeat  (tags: slavery, violence, economy, India )

Ray
- 17 days ago - bbc.co.uk
India's economy is the 10th largest in the world, but millions of the country's workers are thought to be held in conditions little better than slavery. One man's story - which some may find disturbing - illustrates the extreme violence that some labourer
'US Allies Begin to Question Value of Relationships With Washington'
Offbeat  (tags: Banking, Conflict, Economy, Europe, Finance, Germany, Human rights, Intelligence, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 17 days ago - rt.com
The alliance of countries that have lock-stepped and marched behind the US for so long is falling apart now, and the situation with US spying on Germany only confirms this trend, Caleb Maupin from International Action Center told RT.
How to Measure An Economy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: class warfare, economy )

TomCat
- 21 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment. 2nd attempt to upload.
TransCanada Donation to Ontario Town Comes With 'No Comment' Condition
Business  (tags: TransCanada, donation, Ontario. Mattawa. condition, co comment, business, corruption, economy, energy, environment, ethics, finance, farming, humans, investing, money, society )

Lone
- 22 days ago - thestar.com
A $30,000 donation by TransCanada Corp. to the Northern Ontario town of Mattawa comes with a condition attached -- an apparent vow of silence on TransCanada's business activities.
Paul Krugman: We're on a Road to Nowhere
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, congress, republicans, federal highway trust fund, propaganda, economy, politics, Krugman )

Lynn
- 23 days ago - alternet.org
Yet the combination of anti-tax ideology and deficit hysteria (itself mostly whipped up in an attempt to bully President Obama into spending cuts) means that we're letting our highways, and our future, erode away.
12 of the Most Inhumane American Presidents
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, presidential qualities, healthcare, economy, ethics, social security, Lincoln, Nixon, Reagan, Clinton, GW Bush, Carter, Grant, Obama, FD Roosevelt )

Lynn
- 23 days ago - alternet.org
For all the gravity with which the presidency is written about, assessments of presidents are often at least partly based on fluff more suitable for Hollywood than Washington.
 

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