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TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL PUBLIX: End Slavery in the U.S. Tomato Industry
Business  (tags: forced labor, tomato crops, slavery, exploitation, Publix, corporate, corruption, business, economy, ethics, news, money, SustainableDevelopment, politics, society, labor )

Cal
- 426 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Florida's tomato farms supply 50% of all U.S. fresh tomatoes but have also been called America's 'ground zero for slavery.' Countless workers held against their will, threatened with violence and forced to haul hundreds of heavy tomato buckets a day for
The Political Economy of Predatory Capitalism
Business  (tags: capitalism, toxic capitalism, predatory capitalism, exploitation, economic injustice, environmental devastation, political corruption, #resist, rise up, economics )

Brian
- 465 days ago - truth-out.org
"The challenges ahead are daunting. Predatory capitalism has created the synergy needed for the exploitation of labor at national, regional and global levels. Developing types of international organization should become therefore a top priority for..."
The Empire Strikes Back: How Wall Street Has Turned Housing Into a Dangerous Get-Rich-Quick Scheme -- Again
Business  (tags: Wall street, capitalism, toxic, exploitation, economy, housing, crisis, foreclosures, mortgages, families, evictions )

Brian
- 507 days ago - commondreams.org
"In hindsight, it's clear that the Great Recession fueled a terrific wealth and asset transfer away from ordinary Americans and to financial institutions."
Secret TPP Negotiations Resume in Salt Lake City
Business  (tags: Trade, business, trade agreement, #TransPacificPartnership, #NoTPP, #flushthetpp, salt lake city, secret negotiations, globalization, capitalism, exploitation )

Brian
- 518 days ago - eff.org
"The newest round of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations begin today in Salt Lake City, Utah, where trade representatives will work towards finalizing the text of this sprawling secret agreement."
Sleepwalking to Extinction
Business  (tags: corporations, capitalism, destruction, resources, exploitation, over-development, corruption, environment, investments, society, consumers, business, marketing, oil )

Roseann
- 521 days ago - readersupportednews.org
"This is how giant corporations are wiping out life on earth in the course of a routine business day. And the bigger the corporations grow, the worse the problems become."
Why the Rich Are Striking It Richer
Business  (tags: Business, capitalism, corporate agenda, exploitation, politics, political corruption, corporate government, workers, workers rights )

Brian
- 539 days ago - socialistworker.org
"Corporate America has returned to record profits--while workers continue to scrape by."
Workers Slam TEPCO's Shady Recruiting Process for Fukushima Cleanup
Business  (tags: marketing, money, dishonesty, TEPCO, Fukushima, gangs, subcontract, exploitation, corporate, corruption, government )

Naoko
- 541 days ago - japantoday.com
IWAKI -- Tetsuya Hayashi went to Fukushima to take a job at ground zero of the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. He lasted less than two weeks.
The TPP Is Another Job Killing Trade Deal--So Why Are Both Parties Supporting It?
Business  (tags: #TransPacificPartnership, #NoTPP, #stopfasttrack, trade agreement, globalization, deregulation, exploitation, #Obama, administration, Congress, bipartisanship, corporate power, #sovereignty, jobs, #flushthetpp )

Brian
- 598 days ago - yesmagazine.org
If the TPP is approved, the United States will lose jobs as even more major companies move their operations overseas.
Whole Foods: A Faux Hippie Walmart?
Business  (tags: Whole Foods, Walmart, corporate, culture, business, employees, treatment, sexism, core values, hypocrisy, exploitation, rip off, organic? )

Brian
- 637 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
One former employee of Whole Foods had a lot to say about Whole Food's corporate attitude and practices.
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
- 659 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.
The Sharpest Drop in Wages in 60 Years: Record Profits for Banks
Business  (tags: wages, decline, cost of living, banks, corporations, record profits, corporate agenda, toxic capitalism, exploitation, wage slavery, class warfare )

Brian
- 682 days ago - truth-out.org
More proof of the corporate agenda to profit from the exploitation and suffering of all the rest of us.
TAKE ACTION NOW! THERE'S SOMETHING ROTTEN IN THE U.S. TOMATO INDUSTRY
Business  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, business, abuse, politics, exploitation, minimum wage workers, corporate corporate election spending, labor, usa, ethics, corruption, usa, news )

Cal
- 714 days ago - e-activist.com
Florida's tomato farms supply 50% of all U.S. fresh tomatoes but have also been called America's 'ground zero for slavery.' Countless workers held against their will, threatened with violence and forced to haul hundreds of heavy tomato buckets a day for
Big Oil Threatens Global Food Security
Business  (tags: Vitol, oil trader, food, global food market, food security, people vs profit, people vs corporations, famine, poverty, exploitation, capitalism )

Brian
- 743 days ago - truth-out.org
Vitol, the largest oil trader on this planet wants to dominate the global food market. Another example of putting corporate profits over human survival.
McDonald's: Stop Exploiting Guestworkers. ACTION
Business  (tags: ethics, McDonald's, labor, guest workers, exploitation, Latin America, Asia )

Nancy
- 772 days ago - action.sumofus.org
McDonald's has just been caught hijacking a program that's supposed to allow young people to come to the U.S. for cultural exchange programs and professional training. Instead, the fast food giant used it as a source of cheap, exploitable labor.
TAKE ACTION NOW! McDonald's: Give Tyree Johnson and Other Minimum Wage Workers a Raise.
Business  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, business, abuse, politics, exploitation, minimum wage workers, corporate cannibalism, society, labor, usa, ethics, corruption )

Cal
- 857 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Tyree Johnson is a 20-year employee at McDonald's. 20 years at a company used to mean a pension and being on track to a gold watch. Today, it means that Tyree is still working minimum wage, and unable to get 40 hours of work a week, so he has to wor
 

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