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Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, corruption, humanrights, humans, society, asia, ethics, media, news, abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, debt, economy, government, labor, law, money, SustainableDevelopment, society, politics, investments, in )

Wendy
- 149 days ago - walkfree.org
Be really clear we are not accusing Tata Global Beverages of trafficking girls from Assam to be held in situations of modern slavery. We are, however, concerned that Tata Global Beverages is engaged in a labour scheme via Amalgamated Plantation...
Take Action:You Strike, You Settle, You Get Arrested
Business  (tags: humanrights, humans, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, government, society, money, law, labor, business, corporate, abuse )

JL
- 214 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
Fiji: Hotel strike declared illegal, union leaders jailed
TAKE ACTION: Tell Coke, Pepsi and ABF to Show Zero Tolerance for Land Grabs.
Business  (tags: world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, society, business )

Beverly
- 335 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Tell Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods to make sure their sugar doesn't lead to land grabs.
Video: Animated Guide to Land Grabs
Business  (tags: world, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, asia, middle-east, humanrights, society, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, economy, finance, money, sustainabledevelopment, world )

JL
- 366 days ago - youtube.com
This great little animation explains how families are being unfairly evicted from their land and left with no way to grow food or earn a living as a result of big land deals in poor countries.
Colombia Uprising: Is This What 'Free Trade' Looks Like?
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, news, usa, violence, society, world, americans, business, abuse, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, farming, investors, labo )

JL
- 368 days ago - citizen.typepad.com
Colombian farmers are dumping tons of oranges onto highways. Roadways have been blocked throughout the country. Hundreds of thousands of Colombian protestors are risking rubber bullets and even live ammunition to take to the streets. Is this what "f
Take Action:Peru: Civil Service Act Threatens Trade Union Rights
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, politics, society, ethics, law, labor, business, corporate )

JL
- 390 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
Peru's new Civil Service Law aims to smash the power of the country's public sector unions. The law has already been passed by the country's Congress, and if it is approved by President Humala it will:
"Slavery Is Still Going on in America": Blumenthal Calls to Extend Whistleblower Protections for H-2B Guest Workers,
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, world, humanrights, HumanRights, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, money, usa )

JL
- 427 days ago - citizenvox.org
Many guest workers experience harsh working conditions that most Americans might expect to find in developing countries, but would be surprised to see in the US--and these workers lack the right to blow the whistle when they suffer illegal abuse or mistr
Did a Slave Process the Shrimp in Your Scampi?
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, children, freedoms, ethics, society, humanrights, usa, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, cover-up, Entrepreneurs, farming, marketing, labor, politics, investments )

JL
- 440 days ago - motherjones.com
Twenty years ago, most of our shrimp came from domestic wild fisheries. Today, we import 90 percent of it, almost all of it farmed.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Nestle Company: Stop Child Slave Labor In West Africa
Business  (tags: world, politics, children, child labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, ethics, environment, dishonesty, corporate, abuse, law, politics, society, news, money )

Cal
- 448 days ago - change.org
There are no current local laws that prohibit children from working in fair and safe conditions. Having children forced to work in horrible and treacherous conditions prevents them from being able to receive any education, which increases poverty in thes
UN Working Group: Business Obligations Include Well-Being of Workers
Business  (tags: humanrights, humans, ethics, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, usa, UnitedNations, unitednations, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, humans, investing, investments, investors, law, lies, marketing, mone )

JL
- 464 days ago - theinterdependent.com
The Bangladesh garment-factory collapse highlights the need for businesses to follow the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, writes Z.P. Heller.The principles say that businesses have an obligation to protect the well-being of
Mozilla to Take Legal Action Against Spy Tech Firm Over
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', HumanRights, humanrights, government, ethics, society, politics, world, technology, business, consumers, dishonesty, corruption, marketing, society )

JL
- 484 days ago - slate.com
Mozilla, the maker of the Firefox browser, is well-known for battling online tracking.Now it's set to launch a fresh privacy-protecting offensive: taking on a controversial surveillance company that has been accused of selling spyware to authoritarian re
BAD BUSINESS: Samsung Admits to Using Tin Linked to Child Labor, Deforestation; Apple Mum on Sourcing
Business  (tags: world, politics, children, child labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, ethics, environment, dishonesty, corporate, abuse, law, politics, society, news, money )

Cal
- 494 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Mobile device giant Samsung has admitted to using tin sourced from a controversial mining operation on the Indonesian island of Bangka, where unregulated mining kills 150 miners a year
Peace Jobs
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, HumanRights, freedoms, GoodNews, ethics, society, marketing, money, labor, SustainableDevelopment, abuse, americans, consumers, economy )

JL
- 514 days ago - studentpeacealliance.org
What Is Peace Jobs? Peace Jobs are decent jobs that can: Reduce physical, emotional, environmental, economic, and social violence in our local and global communities. Mitigate socially, economically unsustainable, and peace non-friendly practice
New Report Spotlights Trade Rules' Conflict With Sound Financial Regulation
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, ethics, economy, government, lies, propaganda, politics, usa, u.s., world, society, conflict, freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', dishonesty, corporate, business, debt, finance, investing, investm )

JL
- 528 days ago - citizen.typepad.com
there is growing concern that the rules of trade and investment treaties may not provide enough policy space for countries to take advantage of these necessary regulatory measures.
Take Action: Celebrate International Women's Day By Taking a Stand for the Women Who Grow and Pick Cocoa
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, world, humanrights, government, HumanRights, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, labor, society )

JL
- 543 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Mars, Mondelez, and Nestlé buy more than 30% of the cocoa grown worldwide. But throughout their supply chains women are getting a raw deal.
 

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