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A Simple Solution to Boost Workers Across the Planet
Business  (tags: workers, employment, jobs, wages, trade, corporations, manufacturing, income, human rights )

Freya
- 83 days ago - alternet.org
There's a progressive way to approach global trade that can help workers abroad and at home at the same time.
Fracking Executive Says Rich Neighborhoods Safe From Drill Sites
Business  (tags: Climate, Rights, U.S., Fracking, Pennsylvania, Environment, Human Rights, Corporate Power, Inequality )

Judy
- 92 days ago - commondreams.org
At a closed-door seminar earlier this month, Range Resources official says drilling companies avoid 'big houses' of wealthy and influential people.
US Should Stop Making (and Selling) Cowards' Bombs
Business  (tags: War & Peace, Rights, U.S., Arms Trade, US Military, War Crimes, Human Rights, Cluster Bombs )

Judy
- 133 days ago - commondreams.org
A high number of civilians are frequently their victims--including children who unknowingly pick them up. Sixty-three institutions that have financed the manufacture of cluster bombs are based in the U.S., and 18 are in the European Union.
Filipina Trafficking Survivors Launch a Co-Op--And They Own Their Jobs
Business  (tags: Rights, Solutions, U.S., Workers, Immigration, Human Rights )

Judy
- 211 days ago - commondreams.org
After Judith Daluz escaped from an abusive employer and reunited with her children, she struggled to make ends meet. So she started a cleaning business with other Filipinas--where she's her own boss.
New Report Shines A Light Into The Charter School Black Box
Business  (tags: Rights, U.S., Education, Children, Human Rights, Corporate Power )

Judy
- 226 days ago - commondreams.org
Reports of charter schools financial misconduct are now so numerous that it seems every day brings a new revelation of how these schools misappropriate and misspend public money.
Campaign News Policy Blog: Six Things You Missed From This Year's Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil
Business  (tags: Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil, 2015, Sustainabililty, palm oil, farmers, smallholders, human rights, inclusiveness, environment, conservation, ecosystems, ethics )

Evelyn
- 227 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Although opinions on RSPO differ, a growing consensus around the need for a more integrated & inclusive approach on how land rights or important forests are identified & respected, ensuring farming communities and smallholders become part of the solution
Walmart Extremely Aggressive Againt Employee 'Troublemakers"
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, employees, spying, unions, human rights, consumers, labor, jobs, morporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, money, marketing, society, investors, investments, investing )

Angelus
- 234 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Walmart- the best defense againt unionism is to get rid of the dead weight and truly REWARD and take care of good workers.
TWENTY YEARS OF FAILURE
Business  (tags: gm crops, 20 yrs of failure, corporate, business, farming, agriculture, world, human rights, health )

Nancy
- 244 days ago - greenpeace.org
Why have GM crops failed to be the popular success the industry claims them to be? As the promises have expanded, so too has the evidence that GM crops are ill-adapted to the challenges facing global food and agriculture systems.
Hasbro & Disney: Stop Exploiting Toy Workers
Business  (tags: workers, labor, sweat shops, toys, Disney, Hasbro, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 246 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
11 hour days. Non-stop shifts in hot facilities with scant water breaks. Chemical handling without gloves or masks. Crowded dorms. Unpaid work. Poverty wages. These are just some of the issues faced by the people who make toys for Hasbro and Disney.
New Report Chronicles Shell's Legacy of Lies, Deceit, and Contamination
Business  (tags: Niger Delta, Royal Dutch Shell, corporate power, Nigeria, pollution, lies, Orgoniland, Orgoni 9, Human Rights )

Judy
- 262 days ago - commondreams.org
Human rights groups expose oil giant's false claims it has cleaned its spills in Niger Delta
Netflix: Extend Your New Parental Leave to All Employees: PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: human rights, business, ethics, politics )

Beverly
- 346 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Will you tell Netflix to extend its new parental leave policy to ALL workers?
Monsanto Bets $45 Billion on a Pesticide-Soaked Future
Business  (tags: Syngenta, Monsanto, business, corporate, health, risks, food, human rights, environment, corruption )

Nancy
- 437 days ago - motherjones.com
In trying to swallow Syngenta, Monsanto is putting its money where its mouth isn'tâEUR"that is, it's contradicting years of rhetoric about how its ultimate goal with biotech is to wean farmers off agrichemicals.
More Than 300 Slave Fishermen Now Safe on Indonesian Island
Business  (tags: slavery, seafood, slave-caught seafood, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, AP investigation, human rights )

Judy
- 477 days ago - cbs8.com
The AP had tracked a boat of slave-caught seafood by satellite from Benjina to a port outside of Bangkok. Records then linked it to the supply chains of some of America's largest supermarkets and retailers and among the most popular brands of pet foods.
Fair Employment Champion Urges Lower Protection for Palestinian Workers Than Israeli Law
Business  (tags: American businesses, 'Holy Land Principles', safety, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, corporate, corruption, abuse, labor, law, lies, ethics, dishonesty, humans, politics, society, news, money )

Carrie
- 483 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Shareholders of three firms ~ GE, Corning and Intel ~ are scheduled to vote during April and May on whether or not they should approve the so-called Holy Land Principles.
 

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