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Santa's Real Workshop: The Town in China That Makes the World's Christmas Decorations | Art and Design | The Guardian
Business  (tags: china, christmas, yiwu, labor, exploitation, low wages )

Kathryn
- 75 days ago - theguardian.com
There's red on the ceiling and red on the floor, red dripping from the window sills and red globules splattered across the walls. This is the real Santa's workshop - thousands of miles from the North Pole, in the Chinese city of Yiwu.
PLEASE SIGN - End the Sale of Settlement Properties RE/MAX Cashes in on Israel's Illegal Settlements
Business  (tags: codepink petition, ISRAELI APARTHEID STATE, RACISM-ZIONISM, Palestinian land REMAX, occupation profiteer, exploitation, corporate, economy, investments, marketing, money, news, finance, corruption, consumers, americans, abuse, investing, world, usa )

Jess
- 96 days ago - counterpunch.org
The Israeli government's recent announcement that it had authorized the building of another 1,000 settlement homes in East Jerusalem left the US government seeing red. To petition RE/MAX, sign at bottom/codepink
California Company Imported Indian Workers, Paid Them $1.21 An Hour
Business  (tags: business, money, greed, exploitation, California, Electronics for Imaging, shameful )

Robert
- 133 days ago - latimes.com
Eight workers from India were paid as little as $1.21 an hour by a tech company in Fremont, Calif., over several months in late 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, as reported by the Associated Press.
Here's How Austerity Torpedoed The Economic Recovery
Business  (tags: Austerity, Economic Policy, Recovery, Great Recession, Bush Administration, President Obama, Toxic Capitalism, Exploitation )

Brian
- 194 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
- 198 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
- 265 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
- 378 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
- 416 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
- 458 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
- 469 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
- 472 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
- 491 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
- 492 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
- 549 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
- 589 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
One former employee of Whole Foods had a lot to say about Whole Food's corporate attitude and practices.
 

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