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Here's How Austerity Torpedoed The Economic Recovery
Business  (tags: Austerity, Economic Policy, Recovery, Great Recession, Bush Administration, President Obama, Toxic Capitalism, Exploitation )

Brian
- 60 days ago - businessinsider.com
"Most of the political argument has centered on the recovery phase of this cycle, simply because the actual recession began before the Obama administration took office."
Critical Moment to Stop the TPP and Other Rigged Trade Agreements
Business  (tags: TPP, TTIP, TAFTA, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trans-Atlantic Trade, Investment Partnership, International Trade, Toxic Capitalism, Exploitation, Human Rights, Environment, National Sovereignty )

Brian
- 63 days ago - truth-out.org
"The TPP and TAFTA represent a new era of deception and back-room dealing to pass laws that have nothing to do with trade, but that hand even greater power to multinational corporations to profit from everything no matter the consequences..."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Walmart From Exploiting Slaves - ForceChange
Business  (tags: politics, money, ethics, corporate, wal-mart, slave labor, shrimp trade, exploitation, world )

Cal
- 131 days ago - forcechange.com
Several major supermarkets including Walmart have been found to be relying on shrimp suppliers that use slaves. These slave are threatened with violence to work for years without pay in the Asian seafood industry
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
- 243 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
- 282 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
- 324 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
- 334 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
- 338 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
- 356 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
- 357 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
- 415 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
- 454 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
- 476 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
- 499 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
- 531 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
 

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