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The Real Front in US-Russia 'Cold War'? Nuclear Power
Business  (tags: energy, energy sector, energy policy, governments, US, Russia, Cold War, nuclear energy, geopolitics, market share, nuclear technology, export product )

Brian
- 25 days ago - cnbc.com
"Moscow has quietly taken the lead in the $500 billion market for nuclear exports, building the lion's share of new facilities--and by extension earning influence and good will in key regions around the globe--as the U.S. sits on the sidelines."
U.S. Whacks India With WTO Complaint Over Its Local Solar Program
Business  (tags: WTO, solar panels, India, US, trade relations, money, investments, corporate, business, consumers )

Roseann
- 65 days ago - grist.org
India requires solar developers to get their panels from domestic producers. The U.S. says that discriminates against American companies.
Japan To Overtake US And Germany In Solar Installations Read More at Http://Cleantechnica.Com/2013/ 03/19/Japan-to-Overtake-Us-An
Business  (tags: Japan, US, Germany, americans, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, GoodNews, government, greenbuilding, investing, labor, marketing, politics, finance, SustainableDevelopment, technology, usa, world )

Ruth
- 105 days ago - cleantechnica.com
"In fact, Japanese installation of photovoltaic (PV) systems is expected to exceed 1 GW in the first quarter of 2013 alone, and by the end of 2013 is set to jump right past Germany and the US to become the world's second largest PV market behind China."
The Rich Are Getting Richer...Can the Poor Get Much Poorer?
Business  (tags: US, wealth gap, economic injustice, class war, #poverty, #inequality, #livingwage )

Brian
- 215 days ago - takepart.com
The rich have rebounded from the Great Recession of 2007--rather handsomely, in fact--which means the income gap hasn't been this wide for at least 100 years.
US Retail Companies Track Employee Thefts in Vast Databases & Blacklist Even Innocent Workers
Business  (tags: Retailers, business, US, huge databases, records, accusations, employee theft, LexisNexis, Esteem, coerced confessions, innocent employees, blacklisted, future employment, sharing database info, Dollar General )

LucyKalei
- 379 days ago - nytimes.com
Retailers across US amassing huge databases of records on workers accused of stealing, then using info to block future employment. Info routinely shared even when no criminal charge against worker. Some coerced into confessing; ignore statements stored
Sustainable Business: How Worker Owned Companies Work
Business  (tags: workers, mondragon cooperative, Spain, US, workers rights, wealth equity, sustainable model, business, worker owned companies, success )

Brian
- 381 days ago - truth-out.org
Worker owned companies from the Mondragon co-ops in Spain to those in the US are thriving even in this sluggish global economy. These co-ops are the model for a more just economy and society.
FSA to Oversee Libor in Streamlining of Tarnished Rates
Business  (tags: , US, Currencies, Finance, Personal Finance, usa, money, lies, investing, investments, investors, law, ethics, finance, economy, dishonesty, co )

JL
- 565 days ago - bloomberg.com
Oversight of Libor will be handed to the U.K.'s financial regulator, and dozens of the currencies and maturities that make up the benchmark axed, under proposals designed to revive confidence in a rate tarnished by scandal.
Facade of Energy Independence Falls Off Nuclear "Renassiance"
Business  (tags: energy, nuclear, world, US, France, Atomic Energy Act, Exelon, finance )

Nancy
- 584 days ago - beyondnuclear.org
The EPR project (aka "European Problem Reactor") is the reason that EdF cannot find a US corporate partner. The only two EPR projects under construction in Olkiluoto, Finland and Flamenville, France are years behind schedule, billions of Euros over budge
Reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act ACTION
Business  (tags: finance, money, banking, US, glass-steagall, middle class, corruption )

Nancy
- 606 days ago - signon.org
Glass-Steagall aided in a six-decade rise of a more egalitarian financial system and a healthy middle class. Its 1999 repeal ushered in our current era of reckless and ruinous banking practices, which brought the USA to the brink of financial disaster...
U.S. Guns, The Awful, Shocking Truth
Business  (tags: guns, Mexico, US, money, corruption, drug lords, 60000lives, Aurora, ATF )

Nancy
- 609 days ago - alternet.org
...in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California, there are more than 8,000 federally licensed firearms dealers. Behind these weapons there is a multibillion-dollar industry.
Orange Shadow Over Olympics
Business  (tags: Olympics, Daw Chemical, dioxin, herbicide, War, Agent Orange, London, US, Vietnam War, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, illness, death, ethics, money )

Naoko
- 630 days ago - ipsnews.net
Agent Orange (AO) often called the "last regacy" of the United States war in Vietnam (1955-1975), has popped up again thanks to its manufacturer Daw Chemical's controversial sponcership of the Olympic Games.
National Coalition to Protect Student Privacy ACTION
Business  (tags: military, privacy, students, children, high school, US )

Nancy
- 732 days ago - studentprivacy.org
Federal and state laws strictly monitor the release of student information, but the military manages to circumvent these laws with the administration of the ASVAB. The Family Educational Rights Protection Act and the Elementary and Secondary Education Ac
How to Use Online Banking and E-Payments
Business  (tags: online banking, e-payment, business, economic, US )

Casey
- 767 days ago - business.laws.com
Online banking practices represent a new development for the functioning of America's economic system and the economic system of the world.
How Much Do Americans Pay for Fruits and Vegetables?
Business  (tags: education, us, news, business, america, vegetable cost )

Cain
- 770 days ago - yeastinfection.org
How much do fruits and vegetables cost? ERS estimated average prices for 153 commonly consumed fresh and processed fruits and vegetables. Reported estimates include each product's average retail price per pound and per edible cup equivalent (the unit of m
 

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