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TransCanada Donation to Ontario Town Comes With 'No Comment' Condition
Business  (tags: TransCanada, donation, Ontario. Mattawa. condition, co comment, business, corruption, economy, energy, environment, ethics, finance, farming, humans, investing, money, society )

Lone
- 4 days ago - thestar.com
A $30,000 donation by TransCanada Corp. to the Northern Ontario town of Mattawa comes with a condition attached -- an apparent vow of silence on TransCanada's business activities.
Save Our Farms and Rare Wetland From Mega-Development
Business  (tags: Margaret Atwood, petition, farms water, Midhurst, ontario, rural, agricultural landbusiness, corporate, economy, environment, finance, government, investors, money, politics )

Lone
- 6 days ago - change.org
The Midhurst Secondary Plan proposes to turn a small, rural community of 3,500 people into a small city of almost 30,000! At stake are the local farms on prime agricultural land
6 Costly Habits That Are Destroying Your Savings
Business  (tags: finances, habits, savings, strategist, consumers, debt, economy, finance, humans, money )

Lone
- 6 days ago - ca.finance.yahoo.com
You might be a master strategist when it comes to mapping out your savings - but Julius Caesar was master strategist at one time, too. And look how it ended for him.
America's Marijuana Revolution: Ganjapreneurs Hit the Jackpot
Business  (tags: legalized marijuana business, boom, economy, business, goodnews, politics, society, news, money, usa )

Cal
- 8 days ago - spiegel.de
Since the legalization of marijuana in two US states in January, entrepreneurs and investors have been seeing green. Observers believe the industry will grow rapidly and may even rival the Dot.Com boom of the 1990s.
The U.S. Throws Out $1 Billion Worth of Unwanted Fish Every Year
Business  (tags: American fisheries, fishermen, waste, economy, business, ethics, environment, money, humans )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - nationaljournal.com
Not all of the marine creatures that fishermen trap in their nets end up on your plate. American fisheries discard about 20 billion pounds of the fish they catch every year.
Stop the Wall Street Schmooze!
Business  (tags: lobbying, petitions, economy, banks, Wall Street, economics )

Freya
- 16 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
The big banks and financial services industry are at it again, trying to undermine reforms we passed to prevent another economic meltdown. They're pushing a package of bills that will tie up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in so much red tape
Meet the Modern Farmers: Jess Arnsteen
Business  (tags: farming, economy, ethics, society, labor, good news, Americans, humans, environment, labor, news )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Arnsteen is in the unlikely position of being a farmer who doesn't have to sell his crops. As the manager of edible ecosystems at Parducci Wine Estates in Ukiah, California, he works to feed more than 60 employees in Mendocino County.
Without Offshore Tax Havens, These Famous Companies Would Owe Billions
Business  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, business, news, money, finance, economy )

Cal
- 23 days ago - theweek.com
Banks and tech sure look overrepresented here
Total US Debt Soars to Nearly $60 Trn, Foreshadows New Recession
Business  (tags: Banking, Economy, Global economy, Government Spending, USA )

Ray
- 24 days ago - rt.com
America - its government, businesses, and people - are nearly $60 trillion in debt, according to the latest economic data from thethe St. Louis Federal Reserve. And private debt - not government borrowing - is the biggest reason for the huge deficit.
IMF Cuts US Growth Forecast as It Urges Minimum Wage Hike
Business  (tags: business, economy, US growth, IMF, minimum wage, USA )

Ray
- 24 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slashed its US growth forecast, urged policy makers to keep interest rates low and raise the minimum wage to strengthen its recovery.
5 Electric Cars You Can Buy Now 4 of 5 BACK NEXT ZENN
Business  (tags: business, consumers, economy, energy, eco-friendly, freedom, Good News, investing, Canada, America, world )

Ruth
- 24 days ago - money.cnn.com
'Its maker, ZENN Motor Company Inc., claims its energy efficiency is equivalent to a gasoline-powered car getting 245 miles per gallon.' FUN & USEFUl !
Yes, Pipeline Spills Are Good for the Economy
Business  (tags: pipelines, David Suzuki, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, government, pollution, research, science, economy, money, finance, ethics )

Michael
- 25 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
It may seem insensitive, but it's true. And that's the problem. Destroying the environment is bad for the planet and all the life it supports, including us. But it's often good for business.
U.S. Residential Solar PV Installations Exceeded Commercial Installations for the First Time in Q1 2014 Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, environment, energy, americans, business, consumers, economy, Entrepreneurs, ethics, Good News, government, investors, labor, USA )

Ruth
- 30 days ago - seia.org
'"Solar accounted for 74% of all new U.S. electric capacity installed in Q1 2014, further signaling the rapidly increasing role that solar is playing in the energy market," said Shayle Kann, Senior Vice President at GTM Research.
BAD BUSINESS! Thai Shrimp Linked to Slave Labor Sold in World's Biggest Stores
Business  (tags: slave labor, corportge ethics, corruption, corporate, world, news, society, politics, ethics, economy, business, abuse, labor )

Cal
- 30 days ago - news.vice.com
Shrimp products sold at some of the world's largest retailers are linked to a prawn farming company in Thailand that uses slave labor in a key part of its supply chain, according to a report published by the Guardian today.
SEIA: States Can Count on Solar to Help Meet New Regulations Monday, June 2, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, economy, environment, ethics, Good News, investing, labor, law, marketing, politics, society, Sustainable Development, USA )

Ruth
- 30 days ago - seia.org
'"Presently, there is a wide range of smart public policies and programs contributing to the successful deployment of solar nationwide'...' "We look forward to working with all states to implement effective solar policies," '
 

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