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It Is Time to Rebuild America - Petition
Business  (tags: infrastructure, transportation system, bridges, roads, repair )

- 4 hours ago -
Improving our transportation system is an economic imperative. Not only are our roads and bridges in disrepair, but traffic congestion costs the U.S. economy tens of billions of dollars in wasted time, productivity, and competitiveness.
Rein in Wall Street Pay - Petition
Business  (tags: Wall Street, Dodd-Frank, Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of the Comptroller of the Currenc, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserv, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation )

- 7 hours ago -
While a rule was proposed in 2011, it was seriously inadequate, and would not have significantly changed existing Wall Street pay practices. More than five years later, we are still waiting for the release of a more credible proposal.
Macy's, Make All Sofas Safe!
Business  (tags: Macy's, safe sofas, homes, toxic chemicals, business, consumers, environment, society )

- 9 hours ago -
Our homes are filled with toxic chemicals1 that studies have shown to have dangerous health effects on our families. The effects are so widespread that many doctors and scientists refer to this as a "silent epidemic."
Groups Issue Warning: Pro-Corporate TPP Could Kill the Internet
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Open Internet, TPP, Electronic Frontier Foundation )

- 19 hours ago -
"The TPP will criminalize our online activities, censor the Web, and cost everyday users money. This deal would never pass with the whole world watching--that's why they've negotiated it in total secrecy."
The 18 Countries With the Lowest Tax Rates in the World
Business  (tags: taxation, world, international business )

- 1 day ago -
When looking at where to locate themselves, international businesses pay a lot of attention to the tax rates in different countries
Monsanto to Eliminate 2,600 Jobs, Posts 4Q Loss
Business  (tags: corporate, farming, GoodNews, investments, money, Monsanto, world, genetic engineering, GMOs )

- 1 day ago -
Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and herbicides, which pushed its quarterly losses deeper into the red.
Statement By MSF on the Conclusion of TPP Negotiations in Atlanta
Business  (tags: Medecins sans frontières, Doctors without borders, MSF, TPP, health impact, negative, Atlanta, medicines, public health )

- 1 day ago -
We urge all governments to carefully consider before they sign on the dotted line whether this is the direction they want to take on access to affordable medicines and the promotion of biomedical innovation. The negative impact on public health ....
Fortune 500 Companies Stash $2.1 Trillion Offshore as US Taxpayers Foot the Bill
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Corporate Power, Taxation, US PIRG )

- 1 day ago -
New study highlights the repeated failure by U.S. lawmakers to crack down on tax avoidance schemes
The Billionaire Hypocrisy of Helping the Poor
Business  (tags: usa, americans, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, debt, economy, finance, money, news, marketing, world, investing )

- 1 day ago -
The jobs that got created are overseas: primarily low-wage, often-exploitative jobs in China, in Vietnam, in Malaysia and in Mexico.
Stop the TTIP Trade Deal - PLEASE SIGN & SHARE
Business  (tags: European Union, TTIP, CETA, trade deal, bad business practices, dishonesty, Transparency, consumers, international trade )

- 1 day ago -
We call on the institutions of the European Union and its member states to stop the negotiations with the USA on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and not to ratify the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)...
End Predatory Prison Phone Rates!
Business  (tags: phone, communications, prisons, inmates, incarceration, ripoffs, petitions )

- 2 days ago -
Telephone companies like Global Tel Link and Securus are pocketing millions of dollars from the families of prisoners. Through predatory phone rates and unreasonable fees, these companies prey on the need for families to stay in touch with their...
Tell Mary Jo White To Recuse Herself From Her Conflict of Interest - Petition
Business  (tags: Mary Jo White, petition, recuse, SEC Chair, husband law firm, reporters )

- 2 days ago -
When reporters exposed their conflict of interest, her husbands law firm tried to quickly scrub its website of evidence it marketed his involvement at the accounting watchdog board but it got caught red handed.
Alabama: Do Not Block Black Votes! - Petition
Business  (tags: Alabama, voter ID, DMV closures, racist, poorer counties, African American counties )

- 2 days ago -
Alabama 2011 voter ID law blocks voters from the polls if they can not present a photo ID. Most folks use a drivers license for ID now Alabama just closed 31 DMV offices in the mostly Black and poorest counties making it harder for all people to vote.
I Resolve to Buy American-Made in 2015! ACTION US
Business  (tags: Made in America, business, consumers, labor, jobs, money, economy )

- 3 days ago -
If every American committed to spending just $64 on American-made goods this year, 200,000 new jobs would be created!

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