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7 Propaganda Talking Points Against GMOs
Business  (tags: Anti-GMO, propaganda, fear mongers, marketing, politics, manipulation, deception, anti-science, Genetic Modification )

Brian
- 2 hours ago - theness.com
"After reading about genetically modified organisms for years, it seem pretty clear to me that the anti-GMO activist position is not an objective science-based position. Rather it has all the features of a political/marketing campaign."
From NFL To 'Scandal,' Whole Foods Buys TV Ads To Boost Its Brand
Business  (tags: Whole Foods, Whole Fraud, Marketing, Labels, Organic, Non-GMO, No Guarantees, Sales Up )

Brian
- 2 hours ago - npr.org
"The chain is also working to overcome its "Whole Paycheck" reputation."
Lloyds Bank Confirms 9,000 Job Losses and Branch Closures
Business  (tags: business, economy, finance, Banks, Jobs losses )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Lloyds Banking Group has confirmed 9,000 job losses and the closure of 150 branches over the next three years.
Electricity Prices Soaring In Top Wind Power States
Business  (tags: Energy, Energy Costs, Electricity, Wind Power, Soaring Prices )

Brian
- 1 day ago - forbes.com
"Although U.S. electricity prices rose less than 3 percent from 2008-2013, the 10 states with the highest percentage of wind power generation experienced average electricity price increases of more than 20 percent."
End Forced Labour and Abuse of Migrant Workers in South Korea ACTION
Business  (tags: abuse of migrant workers, South Korea, labor, corruption, business, money, human rights, freedoms, world )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - campaigns.amnesty.org
Imagine your food being produced by migrant agricultural workers who are trafficked and work in forced labour conditions. It's what's happening in South Korea. Help us stand by those who grow food and rear animals by taking action to pressure the South...
Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (Video)
Business  (tags: Cattle industry, environmental devastation, corporate interests, legal resources, environmentalists )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - cowspiracy.com
This is the film that environmental organizations don't want you to see. This documentary will be as eye-opening as "Blackfish" and as inspiring as "An Inconvenient Truth."
Agribusiness Giant Bunge Announces Forest Conservation Policy for Palm Oil
Business  (tags: Agribusiness, Bunge, Forest Heroes, new policy, palm oil, zero deforestation policy, good news )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - forestheroes.org
Forest, climate and consumer advocates today praised agribusiness giant Bunge for announcing a new policy to end deforestation and conserve forests in its palm oil supply chain.
Maryland Farmer at Forefront of GMO Debate
Business  (tags: Agriculture, Farming, Yield, Insect Resistance, Artificial Selection, Jenny Schmidt, GMOs, Maryland, Farmers, Costs, Health Concerns, Safety )

Brian
- 2 days ago - cctv-america.com
"Correspondent Jessica Stone interviewed Jenny Schmidt, a farmer who is planting crops from genetically modified seeds in Maryland's Eastern Shore."
Tell the Walton Family: Stop Your Hypocritical Undercover Campaign To Destroy Rooftop Solar - Petition
Business  (tags: Walton Family, First Solar, ALEC, Koch Brothers, pro fossil fuels, hypocrisy, Arizona, rooftop solar installations )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Their strategy is already working in Arizona, where residential solar installations dropped 40% after Walton family-supported fees were introduced, leading to unprecedented job losses in Arizona's solar industry. Call out Walton's hypocrisy.
Banker Suicides Return: DSK's Hedge Fund Partner Jumps From 23rd Floor
Business  (tags: money, news, finance, ethics, dishonesty, economy, corruption, lies, politics, society, world )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - 2012thebigpicture.wordpress.com
This is the 16th financial services executive death this year... 1 - William Broeksmit, 58-year-old former senior executive at Deutsche Bank AG, was found dead in his home after an apparent suicide in South Kensington in central London, on January 26...
Big-Name Filmmakers Break Down What You Need to Know About the Economy Today
Business  (tags: economy, videos, economics )

Freya
- 3 days ago - takepart.com
Now an ambitious series of 20 web videos called We the Economy is setting out to demystify the economy in a variety of creative ways, ranging from informative mini-documentaries to song-and-dance numbers to an animated parody of My Little Pony.
How to Sell a Toxic Pesticide the Smart Way-Call It Organic
Business  (tags: Pesticides, Toxins, Sales, Marketing, Branding, Organic )

Brian
- 4 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"If you read the labels on MGK and Valent organic products, they basically say people should wear Haz-Mat suits when applying them the non-GMO approved organic way"
Time for Pitchforks: Why The Obscene Wealth Gap Can Only Mean One Thing
Business  (tags: Gates, Buffett, Kochs, Waltons, Zuckerberg, pitchforks, investments, million years )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - occupy.com
Each of nine individuals Gates, Buffett, 2 Kochs, 4 Waltons, Zuckerberg made, on average, so much from his/her investments since January 2013 that a median American worker would need a quarter of a million years to catch up.
L.A. City Council Backs Union Contract for Fresno Farmworkers
Business  (tags: corporate, business, Gerawan, farming, LA City Council, union rights, money )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - latimes.com
The best moment of the day was seeing the workers' faces when council members unanimously passed a resolution urging Gerawan to refrain from violating the law and implement its workers' union contract.
California Company Imported Indian Workers, Paid Them $1.21 An Hour
Business  (tags: business, money, greed, exploitation, California, Electronics for Imaging, shameful )

Robert
- 6 days ago - latimes.com
Eight workers from India were paid as little as $1.21 an hour by a tech company in Fremont, Calif., over several months in late 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, as reported by the Associated Press.
 

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