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Battle Over the Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: activism, society, economy, finance, minimum wage, minimum wage workers, consumers, business, americans, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, usa, wal-mart, politics, money, news )

- 724 days ago -
MAKING ENDS MEET during the holiday season is particularly hard for those who barely get by the rest of the year.
Walmart Workers Hold Black Friday Protests Seeking $25,000-a-Year Salaries
Business  (tags: activism, wal-mart, politics, labor, finance, economy, business, corruption, americans, consumers )

- 727 days ago -
Bottom line: Can protests do anything to change the retail giant?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell McDonald's: Stop Cheating Employees With Fee-Laden Debit Cards
Business  (tags: ecosystems, activism, corporate greed, pollution, nature, environment, destruction, humans, ABUSIVE labor practices, protection, energy, labor, ethics, politics )

- 827 days ago -
It's bad enough that McDonald's--a multi-billion dollar corporation--pays its employees poverty wages. But paying them with fee-laden debit cards is unconscionable.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Encourage University to Stop Investing in Big Oil
Business  (tags: ACTIVISM, ENERGY, DIVESTING FORM BIG OIL, EDUCATION, EDUCATION, environment, destruction, climate-change, energy, humans, politics, ethics, business, news, politics )

- 851 days ago -
Seattle's University of Washington has stocks in Exxon, Chevron and Conoco Phillips, among others. The school should make the right decision for the climate and divest the university endowment from fossil fuels to help combat climate change.
Business  (tags: wal-mart, politics, shady labor practices, exploitation, activism, dishonesty, business, corporate, economy, money )

- 874 days ago -
We call on you to end management's illegal terminations and disciplinary actions against workers who simply want to support their families and be treated with respect.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Governor Brown & State Legislature: It's Time for a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights
Business  (tags: business, labor, law, labor protections, activism, domestic workers, politics, society, news )

- 982 days ago -
Domestic workers labor in the shadows without basic labor protections. Please sign to support the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights to recognize and respect those who do the work that makes all other work possible every day.
Activists From Many Nations Condemn Chevron
Business  (tags: ethics, corruption, business, activism, corporate abuse, corporate, Chevron, politics, energy, dishonesty, world, news, society )

- 1271 days ago -
- More than 100 people gathered Wednesday outside the gates of Chevron's sprawling headquarters in upscale San Ramon in the San Francisco Bay area of California, where police and security barred those without passes to the shareholder meeting from enterin
TAKE ACTION NOW! Canada: Tell the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) That Rio Tinto Has No Place in the Olympic Games
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, abuse, Rio Tinto, labor, workers rights, activism, politics, news, world, ethics, business )

- 1285 days ago -
Mining giant Rio Tinto is the official Olympic supplier of the metal used to make the 2012 Olympic medals - yet it locked out 780 workers who are standing up against the company's aggressive contracting-out demands at a highly profitable aluminum smelter
Business  (tags: society, money, corruption, Wall Street reform, activism, Glass-Steagall Act, politics, business, government )

- 1289 days ago -
It's time for Congress to put Wall Street reform back on the agenda. We support passing a new Glass-Steagall law to prevent too-big-to-fail Wall Street banks from taking huge risks with people's life savings -- and then expecting taxpayer bailouts.
Occupy Bank of America: Hundreds Protest Policies on Foreclosures and Corporate Greed
Business  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, business, activism, Bank of America, actibvism, news, politics, society, foreclosures, corruption, americans, consumers )

- 1294 days ago -
Hundreds of protesters decamped outside Bank of America's corporate headquarters in downtown Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday for the bank's annual shareholder meeting.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Obama to Cease FDA Ties to Monsanto
Business  (tags: corruption, obama, politics, Monsanto, food safety, activism, corporate, politics, society, news, usa, dishonesty, corruption, business )

- 1387 days ago -
President Obama has appointed former Monsanto VP and lobbyist Michael Taylor to become senior advisor to the FDA's commissioner. This unthinkable linkage between food safety and corporate interests that have little regard for the public health must be sto
GOOD NEWS! ACTIVISM--Canadian Firm Osisko Halts Argentina Mining Project
Business  (tags: activists, world, mining project, environment, activism, finance, energy, environment, world, politics, society, corporate, business )

- 1392 days ago -
Canadian mining company Osisko has suspended a gold mining project in Argentina after protests by locals.
7 Signs the Corporatocracy Is Losing Its Legitimacy--and 7 Tools to Help Shut It Down
Business  (tags: corporate, activism, business, dishonesty, money, politics, news, society, government, economy )

- 1394 days ago -
The legitimacy of rule by giant corporations and Wall Street banks is crumbling.
ACTIVSIM: Occupy Protests: A Four Step Guide to Bypassing High-Street Banks
Business  (tags: Activism, consumers, finance, Big BAnks, corporate greed, Occupy Wall Street, politics, society, corporate, corruption, business, money )

- 1447 days ago -
You've read about the Occupy Wall Street and London protests and you know about corporate greed (and the banking bail-out) but how can you do something about it?
How Anticorporate Sentiment Might Just Have Killed the AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
Business  (tags: business, corporate, AT::::&T::, corporate power, activism, society, politics, news, investing, government, technology, usa, money )

- 1448 days ago -
AT&T withdrew its application from the FCC to take over T-Mobile. So is the merger dead? And if so, who killed it?

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