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Even the Rich Are Admitting That Inequality Is Bad for Business
Business  (tags: world, money, rich, inequality, business, hungry, sick, homeless, opportunity, wealth, power )

Darren
- 2 hours ago - time.com
As the Gilded Age has been peaking, a number of the rich and their foundations have been helping the hungry, the sick, the homeless, the battered, the less educated and veterans in need of opportunity.
Over 100 Years Ago, 123 Young Women Working In A Factory Never Came Home. It Changed Our Country.
Business  (tags: business, commerce, workers, Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, Labor Day, workers rights, sweatshops, safety )

Robert
- 7 hours ago - upworthy.com
I have a hard time watching this and not getting terribly angry. Those 123 young women and 23 men who died in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire on March 25, 1911, deserve to be remembered.
Scottish Independence: How Might a Currency Change Affect the Rest of the UK?
Business  (tags: world, england, scotland, independence, currency, business, money, society, investments, humans )

Darren
- 19 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Holyrood and Westminster are sharply at odds when it comes to whether an independent Scotland could keep using the pound sterling. If the monetary union between Scotland and the rest of the UK ended, what impact would it have on the rest of the UK?
Are Companies That Value Employees More Successful?
Business  (tags: goodjobs, good companies, best companies to work for, news, economy, business, politics, labor, society )

Cal
- 1 day ago - cbsnews.com
For those of us heading back to work Tuesday, you might take note of the 10 million unemployed Americans who wish they could join you. We all want a good job. But what defines "good"?
More Than 2.5m PPI Complaints May Have Been Unfairly Dismissed
Business  (tags: world, business, corporate, money, misleading, mis sold ppi, finance, dishonesty, fca )

Darren
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
Two-and-a-half million complaints may have been unfairly rejected FCA say number of PPI payouts suddenly dropped in 2012 and 2013 Regulator demand firms reopen two-and-a-half million complaints Firms have already paid out £16bn in UK's largest scandal
Faced With This Scenario, How Would You Trade Across Borders?
Business  (tags: world, trade, Sub-Saharan Africa, money, business, borders )

Darren
- 1 day ago - blogs.worldbank.org
If you are woman in Sub-Saharan Africa and you live and work in a rural area, you are probably a trader. You are likely to be carrying a variety of goods across the border several times per day or week, and to rely on that as a major source of income. . .
15 Great Cruelty-Free Companies
Business  (tags: Cruelty Free, humans, society, products, consumers, abuse, business )

Lone
- 3 days ago - peta.org
Looking for compassionate companies that you can depend on to find quality, cruelty-free products? You've come to the right place!
Abercrombie & Fitch's Downward Spiral Hits 10 Straight Quarters
Business  (tags: economy, corporate, finance, money, marketing, investments, debt, consumers, business, society, labor )

Wild
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Aug 28 (Reuters) - Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co's same-store sales declined for the tenth straight quarter as it struggled to attract customers who held back discretionary spending amid wage cuts and fewer jobs.
Bernanke: 2008 Meltdown Was Worse Than Great Depression
Business  (tags: business, corporate, corruption, debt, dishonesty, economy, ethics, finance, foreclosures, money, investors, lies, law, society, world )

Wild
- 3 days ago - blogs.wsj.com
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, a prominent student of the Great Depression, contends that the 2008 financial crisis was actually worse than its 1930s counterpart. Mr. Bernanke is quoted making the statement in a document filed on Aug. 22
Most Americans Think The Recession Permanently Damaged The Economy: Survey
Business  (tags: americans, corporate, consumers, business, economy, debt, investments, marketing, money, lies, society, politics )

Wild
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.
Consumers Informed By the Internet Are Forcing Social Responsibility on Big Food Manufacturers
Business  (tags: Big Food, McDonald's, social responsibilityGoodNews, business, consumers, dishonesty, ethics, GoodNews, humans, labor, marketing, news, society, sustainabledevelopment, technology, wal-mart, world )

Betsy
- 4 days ago - ibtimes.com
In August alone, the world's largest food company by revenue, Nestle SA (VTX:NESN), imposed an extensive regime of strict new animal-welfare safeguards on its 7,300 meat, poultry, egg and dairy suppliers. McDonalds, Nestle, Kellog must change.
Burger King and Canadian Coffee and Doughnut Chain Tim Hortons Have Announced They Are Merging
Business  (tags: business, corporate, Burger King, doughnut, Tim Hortons )

Darren
- 4 days ago - money.cnn.com
Burger King announced that it has reached a deal to buy Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons and base itself in Canada, a controversial transaction that raises questions about business taxes and corporate patriotism.
Why More U.S. Companies Will Flee to Canada
Business  (tags: companies, Canada, Burger King, Tim Horton's, Oakville, Miami, americans, business, corporate, economy, finance, government, humans, investments, money, society )

Lone
- 5 days ago - ca.finance.yahoo.com
Burger King (BKW), based in Miami, hopes to acquire the Tim Horton's (THI) chain, based in Oakville, Ontario, and relocate the headquarters of the combined company to Canada.
Geneva Banks Break 200-Year Silence to Unveil Earnings
Business  (tags: geneva, switzerland, earnings, banks, secrecy, business, economy, finance, humans, investing, investors, money, society, world )

Lone
- 6 days ago - bloomberg.com
Switzerland's two largest closely held banks are poised to publish their earnings after two centuries of secrecy.
Tell the FCC That Telecom Money Doesn't Speak for You ACTION
Business  (tags: corporate, telecom, net neutrality, FCC, money, consumers, business )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - act.presente.org
Net Neutrality is the principle that keeps the Internet operating as a level playing field -- it basically says that broadband providers, like Comcast or AT&T, need to treat all data flowing over their networks the same. They can't slow down or block the-
 

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