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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
- 1257 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
- 1546 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
- 1560 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
- 1564 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
- 1569 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
- 1662 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
- 1667 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
- 1668 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
- 1722 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?
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 )

Cal
- 1722 days ago - alternet.org
AT&T withdrew its application from the FCC to take over T-Mobile. So is the merger dead? And if so, who killed it?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the FDA: Stop Cigarette Companies From Preying On African-Americans
Business  (tags: politics, society, activism, news, cigarette marketing to minorities, bad business, consumers, business, dishonesty, government, money )

Cal
- 1750 days ago - change.org
Sign this petition to send a message to the FDA that you, too, support banning menthols and ending the horrendous practice of marketing these addictive products to African-Americans.
OWS and Unions: How to Defend People About to Lose Their Homes
Business  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, activism, usa, politics, news, ethics, freedoms, media, economy, foreclosures, consumers, business, politics, usa, economy, americans )

Cal
- 1752 days ago - alternet.org
"They got bailed out, we got thrown out!" rang through the streets as we marched to two of the fourteen houses on the same street being foreclosed.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE--Molly Katchpole--How She Made Bank of America Drop Fee After Massive Public Outcry
Business  (tags: politics, society, money, Bank of America, activism, Bank of America, business, corporate, dishonesty, news, goodnews, ethics, americans )

Cal
- 1758 days ago - thebaynet.com
Bank of America announced Tuesday that it will drop its $5 debit card fee after more than 300,000 people from all 50 states joined a viral campaign on Change.org started by 22-year-old Bank of America customer Molly Katchpole.
The Shattered Foreclosure Fraud Settlement - An Unlikely Victory Against a Cartel of Oligarchs
Business  (tags: Barack Obama, banking industry, foreclosures, foreclosure fraud, protests, activism, progressive movement, Eric Schneiderman )

Judy sick
- 1788 days ago - news.firedoglake.com
The big breakthrough was when New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman decided he would not be a party to facilitating crimes, and initiated his own investigation. At first, he only found one ally, Delaware's Beau Biden. The momentum grows...
WALL STREETERS RESPOND TO YOUNG PROTESTERS âEUR" Drink Wine, Laugh, Take Photos From Balconies
Business  (tags: activism, economy, hippies, Occupy Wall Street, Politics, progressive activism, protests, Wall Street, worldwide hippies, WWH )

Joseph
- 1793 days ago - worldwidehippies.com
If there were ever two images typifying the divide and social disconnect in America between the classes and generations, this weekend produced it on Wall Street.

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