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Secretive Thinktanks Crushing Democracy - Millionaire$ & Corporation$ Sway Public Opinion Using Tax Breaks
Business  (tags: rightwing thinktanks, lobbying, funding, corporations, millionaires, US, UK, public opinion, influence, cry freedom, hunger, poverty, rules, regulation, public health, industrial injuries, exploitation, pollution, dustbin earth, unscrupulous banking )

LucyKalei
- 1409 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Rightwing thinktank funding by m$$naires & corp's explains why they outn° & outspend those arguing for public services & distribution of wealth. Claim to stand for freedom but they mean freedom from rules that prevent their sponsors playing by their own
Farm Workers Are Marching to Sacramento. Join Them Virtually By Signing Their Petition TODAY.
Business  (tags: farm workers, US, Jerry Brown, California, ethics )

Nancy
- 1464 days ago - action.ufw.org
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.
Abolish The Federal Reserve System ACTION
Business  (tags: US, Federal Reserve, Goldman Sachs, $$$ )

Nancy
- 1470 days ago - gopetition.com
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...
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 )

Nancy
- 1471 days ago - action.ufw.org
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
Study Shows IT Jobs Are Finally Returning To The US
Business  (tags: business, US, jobs, us jobs, jobs in usa )

Dennis
- 1544 days ago - blog.modis.com
After long years of unemployment, Information Technology professionals are finally getting their dues--jobs that were outsourced are returning home, closing the gap between the well-employed and the hopeful IT applicants.
US Internet Ad Revenue Hit Record in 2010
Business  (tags: US, Internet, ad revenue )

Anna
- 1597 days ago - news.yahoo.com
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 .....
BP Won't Be Quitting US Or Deep Water Drilling - CEO Dudley
Business  (tags: US, BP, Oil, Water, business )

Water
- 1767 days ago - nasdaq.com
LONDON -(Dow Jones)- BP PLC (BP) won't quit its businesses in the U.S. and must keep drilling for oil in deep water in the Gulf of Mexico despite the damage to its reputation wrought by the huge oil spill there this summer, the company's new Chief Executi
"Plunder: The Crime Of Our Time"- Danny Schechter Takes on Wall St. in New Film
Business  (tags: US, economy, finance, meltdown, crisis, Wall St., film, , The Crime Of Our Time, , News Dissector blog, Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! )

LucyKalei
- 1945 days ago - democracynow.org
Investigative journalist, filmmaker, & author Danny Schechter, 'the News Dissector' on DN! speaking about his latest film which features interviews with industry insiders to reveal how the financial crisis was built on a foundation of criminal activity.
2008 BEST EMPLOYERS FOR WORKERS OVER "50"
Business  (tags: US, companies, senior citizens, over 50, workforce, employers, employees, skilled workers, age descrimination )

K. A.
- 2519 days ago - aarp.org
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.
Tomato-Pickers Feeling Spied On - Campaign of Dirty Tricks Tied to Burger King
Business  (tags: US, Florida, Burger King, tomato pickers, CIW, Coalition of Immokalee Workers, the Student/Farmworker Alliance )

LucyKalei
- 2690 days ago - news-press.com
Who'd spy on a couple of nonprofit human rights groups? Who'd hire professional infiltrator to sit in on their planning sessions? Who'd attack them on Web for their efforts to improve lives of workers who pick produce for world's largest fast food chains?
Pay Rent and Eat Too? Low Costs At The Supermarket Come At A Price, But They're Rising Despite The Risks
Business  (tags: US, industrial food system, agrichemicals, fast food chains, cheaper "distillers grains, " replacing corn, E. coli 0157 virus, "downer cows, poverty wages, >12M US families "food insecure, " Community Food Projects, risk cuts )

LucyKalei
- 2729 days ago - grist.org
Cheap, unhealthy food plays key role in economic system, sustaining low-income service workforce in an era of falling wages. Now, even as prices rise for corn & soy - key inputs in the industrial-food system - the Burger King ad may herald the shape of t
Video: Reporters Blow Whistle on Monsanto Threats To FOX News Re Hormone Report Never Aired   video
Business  (tags: US, Florida, Fox TV, Monsanto, BGH, milk, secrecy, conspiracy, Canadian hearings )

LucyKalei
- 2729 days ago - youtube.com
Husband-&-wife investigative team join wi Florida's top consumer groups to reveal BGH story; provide details of their suit charging Fox TV, threatened by Monsanto, with violating whistleblower act. Canadian & UK public got different version than US on BGH
Does Labor Need More Clout? The Economic Problem & Union-Busting at 14-Hospital Chain Owned/Run By Nuns of St. Joseph of Orange
Business  (tags: US, California, union-busting, nuns, St Joseph's Health System, SJHS, Robert B. Reich, author, professor of public policy, UC Berkeley, former US Secretary of Labor, US economy, lower 'n middle-income workers, lack buying power )

LucyKalei
- 2732 days ago - sfgate.com
50 yrs ago, most employers obeyed the law & allowed workers to organize. Today, even employers who should know better are fighting unions. Huge company St.Joseph'sHealthSystem's refused to negotiate with (21,000) employees since 2004. Struggle goes on...
US Prison Beckons Trio of Disgraced British Bankers Who Got Cosy With Enron
Business  (tags: US, UK, Houston, federal courthouse, Enron, fraud, British bankers, The NatWest Three, disgraced, convicted, jail sentences )

LucyKalei
- 2743 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Known as the NatWest 3, trio to be sentenced to lengthy jail stretches by US judge for stealing $7.3m in complex Enron-related fraud that sparked a row over UK extradition policy.Their dealings with Enron went far deeper than a single transaction
Oil Prices Drop as US Stockpiles Rise
Business  (tags: Oil, prices, drop, bushadministration, US, stockpiles rise, government, OPEC, congress, americans, bush, politics, usa, ethics )

Tamme
- 2780 days ago - afp.google.com
Oil prices receded Wednesday in reaction to rising US crude reserves and after US President George W. Bush called on OPEC members to hike output, traders said. Meanwhile, the International Energy Agency kept its 2008 forecast for oil demand unchanged d

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