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TAKE ACTION NOW! NO SLAVE LABOR: Sign the Petition to Costco, Walmart, and Carrefour
Business  (tags: wal-mart, society, law, supply chain, slave labor, abuse, abusive labor practives, activism, world, bad business, corporations, food chains )

Cal
- 17 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Your frozen prawns and shrimp were likely produced through slave labor. These supermarkets need to make a change.
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 )

Cal
- 221 days ago - cbsnews.com
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 )

Cal
- 225 days ago - takepart.com
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 )

Cal
- 325 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
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 )

Cal
- 349 days ago - forcechange.com
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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! AIDA ALVAREZ: SPEAK OUT AGAINST WALMART'S ATTACKS ON WORKERS
Business  (tags: wal-mart, politics, shady labor practices, exploitation, activism, dishonesty, business, corporate, economy, money )

Cal
- 372 days ago - org.credoaction.com
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 )

Cal
- 479 days ago - takepart.com
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 )

Cal
- 769 days ago - ipsnews.net
- 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 )

Cal
- 783 days ago - labourstart.org
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
TAKE ACTION NOW! CONGRESS MUST PUT WALL STREET REFORM BACK ON THE AGENDA
Business  (tags: society, money, corruption, Wall Street reform, activism, Glass-Steagall Act, politics, business, government )

Cal
- 787 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
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 )

Cal
- 792 days ago - money.cnn.com
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 )

Cal
- 885 days ago - signon.org
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 )

Cal
- 889 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Cal
- 891 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Cal
- 945 days ago - theecologist.org
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?
 

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