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Racism and Sexism in Today's Advertising World Are a Lot Like the Mad Men Era
Business  (tags: sexism, sexists, racism, advertising, pay inequality )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - alternet.org
Even in 2016, racism and sexism are alive and well in advertising.
DESERT SUNSHINE // Go Solar Energy!
Business  (tags: americans, children, americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology, usa )

Ruth
- 2 days ago - lowincomesolar.org
"Completed in 2014, these rooftop installations total 283 kW of clean, reliable solar capacity that is saving families 70-90 percent on their electrical bills, money they can use for other expenses like food, clothing and medical bills, or even to"
PETITION - End Rampant Wage Theft and Compensate Victimized Workers
Business  (tags: wage theft, victimized workers, cheating, paycheck fairness act, wage recovery act, exploitative labor practices, prevention, fairness )

Sabine
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Companies across America have been stealing huge sums of worker wages with only paltry legal repercussions for far too long. For example, in the year 2011, workers in California and New York were cheated out of $1.7 billion from their paychecks.
PETITION - Demand Volvo and Kia Motors End Reliance on Slave Labor
Business  (tags: uk, car industry, exploitative labor practices, fair wages, fair work conditions, Human Trafficking, Workers rights, ethical treatment )

Sabine
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Shocking reports reveal that auto giants have turned a blind eye to slave labor in their supply chains. Workers at a carwash in Kent, southeast England, used by Kia and Volvo dealerships, claim to work 12-13 hour shifts for half the legal minimum wage.
This Gorgeous, Sustainable "Leather" Is Made From Pineapple Waste
Business  (tags: pineapple waste, "leather", Philippines, Entrepreneurs, Sustainable Development, Piñatex, Carmen Hijosa, Ananas Anam )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - fastcoexist.com
In order to have Piñatex, a textile, we don't have to use any land, water, pesticides, fertilizers ... we are actually taking a waste material and 'upscaling' it, meaning that we're giving it added value
US Has Depleted Much of Munitions Needed Against ISIS
Business  (tags: munitions depleted, defense spending, military industrial complex )

Judy
- 3 days ago - cnbc.com
Masters of war line up for the gravy train. Want to know were much of our money is going?
PETITION - Tell Groupon to Stop Endorsing Animal Abusers
Business  (tags: online marketplaces, promotion of animal abusing companies, greedy profits, Unethical business practices, animal welfare and rights, disavowing, prevention of exploitation )

Sabine
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
Online deal marketplace Groupon continues to promote notorious, animal-abusing companies like SeaWorld, UniverSoul Circus and Ringling Bros. There is only one reason for this: Groupon has decided that its profits are more significant than the welfare...
Saudi Unveils Far-Reaching Plan to Move Away From Oil
Business  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Vision 2030, plan to end oil addiction, Aramco, sovereign investment fund, domestic defense industry )

Judy
- 4 days ago - yahoo.com
Saudi Arabia said Monday it would create the world's largest sovereign investment fund and sell shares in state energy giant Aramco under a vast plan unveiled to transform its oil-dependent economy.
VIDEO - Que Pasa FoodsâEUR(TM) Production Facility in Delta Has Been Named the First Zero-Waste Certified-Facility in Canada By the
Business  (tags: que pasa, production facility, delta, zero-waste certified facility, canada, zero waste business council, tortilla chips )

Lone
- 4 days ago - vancouversun.com
Que Pasa has 60 employees and makes more than 10 million pounds (4.5 million kg) of tortilla chips a year. Que Pasa is the No. 1 organic tortilla chip in Canada, and third tortilla chip in Canada after Tostitos and Doritos.
Trump and Clinton Share Delaware Tax 'Loophole' Address With 285,000 Firms
Business  (tags: Tax avoidance, Delaware, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, US politics, Apple, Coca-Cola, Walmart, Corporate governance )

Judy
- 4 days ago - theguardian.com
1209 North Orange Street in Wilmington is a nondescript two-storey building yet is home to Apple, American Airlines, Walmart and presidential candidates. The Clintons' companies share the office with several of Trump's companies.
How Australia's Submarine Fleet May Change
Business  (tags: Australia, France, Germany, Japan, defence, submarine, contract, PM, navy, investments, government, business, economy, labor )

Roger
- 4 days ago - sbs.com.au
today the Australian PM will announce who will build the 12 new submarines at a projected cost of AUD 50 billions. Australian jobs are at stake in South Australia
Swift: Fraudulent Messages Sent Over International Bank Transfer System
Business  (tags: business, money )

Rob
- 4 days ago - theguardian.com
World money exchange tells 11,000 financial institutions to update their software after US $81m was stolen from account of Bangladesh central bank.
PETITION - Protect Migrant Domestic Workers From Abuse
Business  (tags: uk, Migrant Workers, exploitative labor practices, work conditions, domestic workers, slavery labor, human rights abuses, workplace attitudes, prevention of abuse, ethical behavior )

Sabine
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
Under current U.K. immigration rules, migrant domestic workers cannot change employers without becoming undocumented immigrants. This provides their employers a large amount of power over them, and a high level of impunity with regards to workplace...
Volkswagen Reaches Framework Deal With US Officials Over Emissions Scandal
Business  (tags: world, politics, pollution, environment, abuse, corruption, ethics, cover-up, volkswagen, emissions, scandal, $1bn, automaker, lawyers, government )

Darren
- 6 days ago - theguardian.com
Automaker would spend just over $1bn in a "deal in principle" reached with the US government and private lawyers
We Could Be Witnessing the Death of the Fossil Fuel Industry - Will It Take the Rest of the Economy Down With It?
Business  (tags: fossil fuel, oil, coal, economy, debt, bankruptcy, economy )

Freya
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
In just two decades, the total value of the energy being produced via fossil fuel extraction has plummeted by more than half. Now $3 trillion of debt is at risk.
 

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