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PETITION - Tell Disney CEO Bob Iger: Don't Discriminate Against Your Union Employees!
Business  (tags: disney, CEO Bob Iger, discrimination, union employees, americans, business, corruption, economy, finance, money )

- 3 days ago -
So-called family-friendly businesses like Disney should not go out of their way to make life harder for the people who work for them. The cast members who make Disney so successful deserve job standards and wages that value families, NOT broken promises
India Slashes Monsanto's GMO Seed Royalty, Says US Firm Free to Leave Anytime
Business  (tags: abuse, business, consumers, corporate, economy, ethics, government, finance, investments, money, politics, SustainableDevelopment, India, Monsanto, GMO seed royalty, cotton, NSAI )

- 4 days ago -
India has cut royalties that local seed companies pay to US agrochemical giant Monsanto for the second time in two years. The producer of genetically modified seeds has previously threatened to pull out of the country. According to a government...
Even McKinsey Gets It: High Wages Improve Economic Performance
Business  (tags: wages, income, economy, workers, capitalism )

- 16 days ago -
Global management consultancy company McKinsey has "concluded that demand matters for productivity growth and that increasing demand is key to restarting growth across advanced economies." Which means - surprise, surprise - higher wages for the workforce.
Disneyland Workers Are Paid So Little,Many Are Hungry or Homeless @Alternet
Business  (tags: society, culture, business, economy, corporate, labor, money, usa )

- 16 days ago -
The report also found that 43 percent of employees needed, but couldn't afford,dental care.Nearly half of all Disneyland Resort employees have gone hungry because they couldn't afford to buy food, a survey found.More than one in 10 reported being home
Progress! Camden Market Is Ditching Fur
Business  (tags: camden market, london, ditching fur, ban on sales of fur, business, consumers, economy, money, humans, society, world )

- 19 days ago -
Camden Market âEUR" one of LondonâEUR(TM)s most iconic attractions âEUR" has announced a ban on sales of fur, which will come into effect on Thursday.
PETITION -- Reduce the Use of Plastic Packaging for Condiments and Sauces.
Business  (tags: reduce, use of plastic packaging, condiments, sauces, kraft heinz, americans, business, consumers, economy, finance, marketing, world )

- 28 days ago -
As they declare in their CSR, Kraft Heinz is a "global food powerhouse." If they change, the entire market can shift.
The Stock Market Swings Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Our Rigged Economy
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, debt, corporate, ethics, economy, finance, government, lies, money, investors, politics, society, corruption, dishonesty, stock market, rigged economy, unemployment )

- 37 days ago -
Karl Marx used to say that unemployed people were capitalismâEUR(TM)s reserve army. Though he didnâEUR(TM)t invent the term, he meant that capitalism drew its strength from this army, standing at the ready to take a workerâEUR(TM)s job if the current one didnâEUR(TM)t...
Homeless Struggle to Find Christmastime Joy on the Streets of San Diego
Business  (tags: usa, politics, propaganda, lies, government, economy, dishonesty, corruption, abuse, ethics, economy, corporate, money, SustainableDevelopment, corruption, business )

- 83 days ago -
As countless people throughout San Diego County crammed area malls Sunday for last-minute Christmas shopping, hundreds of others stood in line for a free meal, sought shelter in storefronts and attended church services for warmth.
Incentive for Terrorism: America Has Taken Nearly 70% of the World's Wealth Gains Since 2012 @Alternet
Business  (tags: world, usa, middle-east, society, Refugees&Relief, conflict, ethics, death, economy, finance, investments )

- 96 days ago -
The super-rich are pillaging the world and making everyone less safe in the process. America's super-rich are taking not just from their own nation, but from the rest of the world.
Large Natural Health Company Just Sold Out to Nestlé
Business  (tags: business, consumers, corporate, economy, ethics, money, lies, marketing, NestlĂ©, natural health, Garden of Life )

- 99 days ago -
A new announcement by one of the most massive natural health supplement companies has just rocked the natural health community, but not in a good way. Dear readers âEUR" imagine my dystopian dread when I awoke this morning to find that the beloved...
Class Action Lawsuit Against PayPal Alleges Hidden Currency Conversion Fees
Business  (tags: paypal, lawsuit, hidden currency conversion fees, class action lawsuit, business, consumers, economy, dishonesty, finance, money )

- 104 days ago -
A class action lawsuit has been filed against PayPal Canada on behalf of an Ontario man alleging that the online payments company charges Canadians hidden currency conversion fees, violating its user agreement.
BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti: 'We Lose Some Battles, But We Win Most'
Business  (tags: Palestine, Occupation, Omar Barghouti, BDSnews, politics, government, SustainableDevelopment, world, usa, investments, americans, corporate, economy, business, ethics )

- 108 days ago -
Omar Barghouti says global campaign to boycott Israel is on track to meet its goals
PLEDGE - Stop Nestlé From Bottling Water on Expired Permits!
Business  (tags: nestle, bottling water, expired permits, ontario, water, plastic bottles, abuse, business, consumers, corruption, dishonesty, economy, environment, ethics, money )

- 114 days ago -
Every day in Ontario, Nestlé is allowed to pump up to 4.7 million litres of water out of community watersheds and into single-serve plastic bottles, which it then bottles and sells as far away as Newfoundland for an obscene profit.
Chandler Recycling Companies Give Old Clothes 'a Second Life'
Business  (tags: chandler recycling companies, clothes, recycling center, garments, unwanted clothing, americans, business, consumers, economy, society, usa, world )

- 122 days ago -
The recycling center, housing an assortment of garments such as old denim jeans, unwanted clothing and prison jumpsuits is already out of space, according to Steve Johnson, the plant manager.

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