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"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
- 15 hours 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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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
- 2 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
- 3 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
- 3 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
- 3 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
- 4 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
When it comes to taxes, corporate America is getting a bit less corporate. And a bit less American.
Stop Wall Street Retirement Scams - Petition
Business  (tags: Wall Street, retirement, fiduciary duty, brokers, scamming, Dept. of Labor )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Oppose any efforts to delay or weaken the Department of Labors pending fiduciary duty rule, which would help prevent brokers from scamming AmericaâEUR(TM)s retirees out of billions each year.
After Five Years, Bank Set to Open in Jersey City's MLK Hub
Business  (tags: NJ, banking, investments, business, Jersey City, community, money )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - nj.com
Investors Bank is expected to open at the Hub, located on Martin Luther King Drive, this summer. In exchange for opening up at the Hub, Investors will be the city's primary depository. Yes, Jersey City!
Tell McDonalds to Raise Its Standards for Consumer Health.UNACCEPTABLE TAINTED MEAT
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, government, labor, lies, marketing, politics, society, world )

Rose ann
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
McDonalds to set a higher standard for their suppliers. While this meat issue is not technically their fault, they have had their share of cleanliness and safety-related issues in the past, and they need to increase their standards. REGULATE THE QUALITY!
Documentary NON-SPACE: The Collapse of the City as Commodity (ENG Subtitles) WATCH SOON - Being Knocked Out)
Business  (tags: Turkey, Istanbul, economic cycle, construction business, human costs )

Evelyn
- 5 days ago - facebook.com
WATCH SOON - most places where it's posted only have the sound track now. FB is the only place I could see images & subtitles. Short documentary; presents some of the destructive results caused by construction-oriented economy.
Protect Drinking Water as a Human Right. GOV.CRISTIE WE NEED TO HEAR OF OUR WATER BILL!!!
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, environment, politics, lies, usa )

Rose ann
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
Access to clean drinking water is widely considered to be a human right. When private companies take control of municipal water supplies the result is often higher prices, increased pollution and restricted public access.LEAVE OUR WATER ALONE!!!
 

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