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E.U.-U.S. Airline Pact In Trouble
Business  (tags: airline prfivacy, airline pact, US-EU information sharing, EU, Chertoff, US )

- 3041 days ago -
Thank goodness that the European Union feels that "Sharing Passenger Data Violates Privacy Law." Yessirree, folks, Chertoff thinks it's fine and dandy to share the most intimate details of your life, including sexual orientation - the Eurpoeans don't!
Business  (tags: US, Amtrak, transportation, increase in business, trains, mass transportation, railways, passengers )

K. A.
- 2956 days ago -
record 25.8 million passengers took Amtrak in the last fiscal year, an increase of 1.5 million over fiscal 2006, the national passenger railroad said yesterday. Time for serious thought regarding mass transportation!
This Summer Two Farm Workers May Have Already Died From the CA Heat. Tell Gov. Brown Enough Is Enough. ACTION
Business  (tags: farm workers, US, Jerry Brown, California, ethics )

- 1563 days ago -
Please tell Governor Brown he should allow farm workers to enforce the laws that the state cannot enforce. Tell him to sign the "Fair Treatment for Farm Workers Act" when it reaches his desk again later this year. To send your letter, please click on the
Abolish The Federal Reserve System ACTION
Business  (tags: US, Federal Reserve, Goldman Sachs, $$$ )

- 1561 days ago -
It's a simple fact that those who control the money control the country. People in the United States have been led to believe that because the Federal Reserve has the word "federal" in it, that it is some how part of the United States Government. It is...
Don't Let Big Banks Make Taxpayer-Backed Bets ACTION
Business  (tags: Wall Street, Top 1%, americans, wealth, 99%, bankers, US, taxes, investments )

- 1386 days ago -
The Volcker Rule would stop federal subsidies for banker gambling and help re-orient the banks toward building a sound economy.
Farm Workers Are Marching to Sacramento. Join Them Virtually By Signing Their Petition TODAY.
Business  (tags: farm workers, US, Jerry Brown, California, ethics )

- 1555 days ago -
Treatment For Farm Workers Now" will end on Sept. 4th, Labor Day weekend, at the State Capitol. If you're in California, please consider joining workers for one of the days of the march.
Urge Eric Schneiderman: Jail Bankers Who Broke the Law. ACTION
Business  (tags: Wall Street, Top 1%, americans, wealth, 99%, bankers, US, Schneiderman )

- 1401 days ago -
President Obama announced last night that our friend Eric Schneiderman, New York's progressive Attorney General, will lead a new Special Unit to prosecute Wall Street illegality.
National Coalition to Protect Student Privacy ACTION
Business  (tags: military, privacy, students, children, high school, US )

- 1320 days ago -
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
Reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act ACTION
Business  (tags: finance, money, banking, US, glass-steagall, middle class, corruption )

- 1195 days ago -
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...
Business  (tags: US, companies, senior citizens, over 50, workforce, employers, employees, skilled workers, age descrimination )

K. A.
- 2611 days ago -
This annual recognition program honors companies and organizations who value the 50+ workforce. These companies know that one way to stay competitive is to make their jobs more attractive to qualified and skilled workers, regardless of age.
How Much Do Americans Pay for Fruits and Vegetables?
Business  (tags: education, us, news, business, america, vegetable cost )

- 1358 days ago -
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
Surprise Slowdown in US Retail Sales
Business  (tags: US, retail sales, economy, housing sector downturn, financial markets, economic turmoil )

K. A.
- 2995 days ago -
US retail sales slowed last month as concerns mounted about the economic impact of the downturn in the housing sector and turbulence in financial markets. Purchases were weaker than expected as sales growth slowed to 0.3 per cent from 0.5 per cent.
Facade of Energy Independence Falls Off Nuclear "Renassiance"
Business  (tags: energy, nuclear, world, US, France, Atomic Energy Act, Exelon, finance )

- 1173 days ago -
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
US Internet Ad Revenue Hit Record in 2010
Business  (tags: US, Internet, ad revenue )

- 1688 days ago -
U.S. Internet advertising revenue hit a record $26 billion in 2010, boosted by the popularity of online videos and social media.A PricewaterhouseCoopers report commissioned by the Interactive Advertising Bureau found that last year's ad revenue grew .....

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