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8 Misleading, Unscientific, or BS Food Labels
Business  (tags: Marketing, Food Labels, Misleading, All Natural, Organic, Chemical Free, Organic, No Added Sugar, Non-GMO, Hypoallergenic, Immunity Boosting, rBST free )

Brian
- 6 hours ago - realclearscience.com
Every single aisle at the grocery store is a menagerie of marketing. Buzzwords and phrases feature prominently on colorful products packed tightly on tall shelves, appealing to our ingrained desire to eat heartily while staying healthy.
French Banks Reject Galilee Coal
Business  (tags: Good News, Australia, Galilee Basin, Queensland, coal, investment, SustainableDevelopment, finance, BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, Credit Agricole )

Evelyn
- 14 hours ago - ethicalinvestor.com.au
3 major French banks have joined the investing boycott against coal mines in the Galilee Basin in Queensland, and the coal ports in the Great Barrier Reef. join eight other international banks that have declared they will not fund
Comcast Wants To Take Over The Internet Say No To Merger - Petition
Business  (tags: comcast, Time Warner, internet, merger, petition )

Dandelion
- 16 hours ago - act.freepress.net
You can stop this takeover. Speak out now. We'll deliver your message to Washington. Do not let Comcast have even more control over our online experience and how we connect and communicate.
Why Some Restaurants Are Doing Away With Tipping
Business  (tags: tipping )

Angie
- 1 day ago - msn.com
The starting salary at Dirt Candy is $15 an hour, nearly twice the minimum wage in New York ($8.75), and three times the minimum wage for food service employees ($5) who get tips.
Tell President Obama: Lead the Fight Against Payday Lenders
Business  (tags: payday loans, payday lenders, unethical business, scams, ripoffs, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Would you loan someone money, knowing he can't afford to pay you back on time, just so you can charge him fees and trap him into taking out another, and then another loan? Payday lenders do it every single day.
"A Corporate Trojan Horse": Critics Decry Secretive TPP Trade Deal as a Threat to Democracy
Business  (tags: TPP, Fast Track, SECRET, trade deals, THREATS, Anti-Democracy, opposition, corporate power grab, extrajudicial tribunals, Wikileaks, labor, indigenous rights, activists, agriculture, OGMs, Food Water Watch, FoodDemocracy, petitions, outcry )

LucyKalei
- 2 days ago - democracynow.org
BREAKING: The bill to Fast Track TPP & other secret trade deals officially introduced in Congress 2 days ago: Time to INTENSIFY ACTION- Get ALL PETITIONS here! Listen to Public CitizenâEUR(TM)s Global Trade Watch director & Rep Alan Grayson with Amy Goodman
Fast-Food Workers Across Japan Demand Higher Pay in Rally
Business  (tags: money, corporate, part time jobs, McDonald's, pay raise request, Japan )

Naoko
- 3 days ago - mainichi.jp
Part-time employees at fast-food restaurant chains and their sympathizers took to the streets in 30 cities across Japan on April 15 to demand an hourly wage of 1,500 yen as fast-food workers worldwide marched for higher wages on the same day.
Tell the U.S. Forest Service: Stop Nestle's Illegal Water Extraction - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: illegal water extraction, Nestle, U.S. Forest Service, San Bernardino National Forest, petition )

Judy
- 3 days ago - act.credoaction.com
An investigation by the Desert Sun newspaper has revealed that the Nestle corporation has been illegally pumping water out of a Southern California national forest for its bottled water with a permit that expired 27 years ago.
Sign the Petition: Stop the Corporate Tax Giveaways!
Business  (tags: tax loopholes, economic injustice, corporations, tax fairness, petitions )

Freya
- 4 days ago - signforgood.com
Big corporations like General Electric, Goldman Sachs and Citigroup stash profits offshore and hire teams of lawyers and accountants to get out of paying their fair share of taxes. Many corporations manage to pay no taxes at all.
Why the Climate Corporation Sold Itself to Monsanto
Business  (tags: Climate Corporation, Climate Change, Weather Fluctuations, IPCC Report, David Friedberg, Monsanto )

Brian
- 4 days ago - newyorker.com
Friedberg is deeply methodical; his research led him to believe that the common view of Monsanto was simply wrong
A Trade Rule That Makes It Illegal to Favor Local Business? Newest Leak Shows TPP Would Do That And More
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, ethics, government, lies, law, money, politics, society, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - yesmagazine.org
Secret negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade and investment agreement involving 12 nations of the Pacific Rim, are coming to a close, and President Barack Obama will soon submit the final agreement to the U.S. Congress for approval.
Hedge Fund Conference Was Disrupted By Activists
Business  (tags: Hedge Clippers, shareholder conference, higher wages, restaurant workers )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - fortune.com
A conference of shareholder activists was not prepared for its own activists. The activist were part of a group called Hedge Clippers calling for higher wages for restaurant workers.
Fight For $15 Swells Into Largest Protest By Low Wage Workers In US History
Business  (tags: $15 minimum wage, low wage labor protest, worker walk out, organized labor, 200 cities )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - theguardian.com
Workers in more than 200 cities walked out on jobs or joined protests bankrolled by organized labor in latest bid to raise minimum wage. People are sick of wealth at the top and no accountability for corporations.
Why CEO Thinks He'Ll Still Live Luxe Life on $70K Worker Wage
Business  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, money, labor, corporate )

Glenn
- 6 days ago - abcnews.go.com
That's one boss who values his employees.
Ten Percent of S&P 500 Companies Avoid Paying U.S. Taxes
Business  (tags: taxes, companies, economic injustice )

Freya
- 6 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
When it comes to taxes, corporate America is getting a bit less corporate. And a bit less American.
 

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