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Still a Window of Opportunity: Trade Deals and the TPP Corporate Power Grab - Resistance Must Continue!
Business  (tags: TPP, Trade Union analysis, signature, ratification, resistance )

Evelyn
- 12 hours ago - iuf.org
Unions and their allies have a window of opportunity to stop the TPP. Signing must be followed by ratification by the signatory governments
The Vampire Squid Tells Us How to Vote - Matt Taibbi
Business  (tags: The Vampire Squid, Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein, political advice )

Judy
- 1 day ago - rollingstone.com
Lloyd Blankfein charges for investment advice -- but his political wisdom is free.
Infographic: A Useful Tool to Find Out Who Owns Organic Food
Business  (tags: ethics, organic food, corporations )

Teresa
- 2 days ago - foodrevolution.org
Consider this fact: In 1995, 81 independent organic processing companies existed in the United States. Ten years later, Big Food had gobbled up all but 15 of them.
Volkswagen: Respond to Your Customers
Business  (tags: Volkswagen, VW, cars. transportation, pollution, emissions, lies, violations, petitions )

Freya
- 2 days ago - calpirg.webaction.org
Marcus and Elisabeth just completed a cross-country road trip to return their Jetta SportsWagen TDI - and more than 20,000 petitions - to Volkswagen of America's corporate headquarters in Virginia. The EPA says Volkswagen designed 567,000 "clean diesel"
PETITION - Demand Safeway Switch to Cage-Free Eggs
Business  (tags: caged hens, egg suppliers, grocery chains, cage-free eggs, bad business, Animal Welfare, changing attitudes, prevention of cruelty to animals, ethics, responsible behaviour, consumer choice, protection act )

Sabine
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Grocery chain Safeway continues to do business with egg suppliers that keep their hens in cages. As one of America's largest grocery chains, Safeway's switch to cage-free eggs would be a huge victory. In recent years, there has been an uptick in...
Review of Gas Assets and Exit of Gas Exploration and Production - AGL Energy Limited
Business  (tags: Australia, Queensland, Moranbah, Silver Springs, Spring Gully, New South Wales, Camden, Gloucester, AGL Energy Limited, withdrawal, exploration, production, natural gas assets )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - agl.com.au
AGL Energy Limited today announced that following a review, it has taken a strategic decision that exploration and production of natural gas assets will no longer be a core business for the company.
PETITION: M&M's Stop Using Artificial Dyes Linked to Hyperactivity
Business  (tags: candy, ingredients, artificial colors, consumers, business, usa )

Marcia
- 2 days ago - change.org
M&M's are already made in European countries without most artificial dyes. Many companies have switched to using natural color instead of artificial. The Mars company can and should replace those artificial dyes. It's better for everyone!
An Idiot's Guide to Prosecuting Corporate Fraud
Business  (tags: corporate fraud, prosecuting corporate fraud, Bank Whistleblowers United, William K. Black )

Judy
- 3 days ago - theintercept.com
Say you're the newly elected president of the United States, and you want to make prosecuting corporate crime a top priority. Where do you start?
Trans-Pacific Partnership 'Full of Empty Promises' for the Environment
Business  (tags: Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, trade deal, corporate interests, Asia, Australasia, US, empty promises, climate, environment, wildlife, fishing, trafficking, ISDS, fracking, LNG, Annette Gartland )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - byline.com
US Trade Representative has hailed the TPP as a 'historic opportunity to advance conservation and environmental protection across the Asia-Pacific', but it's been described as a 'ticking time-bomb' for climate policy.
TPP Protesters Shut Down Central Auckland as Ministers Sign Controversial Deal
Business  (tags: TPP Trade Deal, New Zealand, protest, Real Choice, objections, signature )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
Protest group Real Choice planned the non-violent protest and a blockade of the streets leading to the centre, hoping supporters in their hundreds would create a "TPP-free zone" and shut-down the signing ceremony for as long as possible.
USA Retirement System Replaces a Declining Share of Pre Retirement Income Petition to Fix That
Business  (tags: Social Security, retirement, working longer, petition )

OfflineMo
- 3 days ago - expandsocialsecuritynow.com
USA retirement system replaces a lower share of pre-retirement income than those in other industrialized countries. Consequences are that more workers are having to work far longer before retiring, if they ever can.
Syrian Refugee Children Found Working in Next and H&M Factories
Business  (tags: UK, Turkey, supply chains, factories, refugees, refuge child labour, H&M, Next )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - independent.co.uk
Two of Britain's high street giants have found Syrian refugee children working in their clothing factories in Turkey, leading to calls for other retailers to investigate their own supply chains.
Goldman Sachs Chief Threatened By 'Dangerous' Criticism From Sanders
Business  (tags: U.S., Bernie Sanders, Wall Street, Corporate Power, Election 2016, Hillary Clinton )

Judy
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
Investment bank CEO says Sanders' critique is "dangerous...not just for Wall Street...but for anybody who is a little bit out of line."
 

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