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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 )

- 598 days ago -
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
Sleepwalking to Extinction
Business  (tags: corporations, capitalism, destruction, resources, exploitation, over-development, corruption, environment, investments, society, consumers, business, marketing, oil )

- 692 days ago -
"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."
Workers Slam TEPCO's Shady Recruiting Process for Fukushima Cleanup
Business  (tags: marketing, money, dishonesty, TEPCO, Fukushima, gangs, subcontract, exploitation, corporate, corruption, government )

- 712 days ago -
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.
Business  (tags: wal-mart, politics, shady labor practices, exploitation, activism, dishonesty, business, corporate, economy, money )

- 831 days ago -
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.
Business  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, business, abuse, politics, exploitation, minimum wage workers, corporate corporate election spending, labor, usa, ethics, corruption, usa, news )

- 885 days ago -
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
McDonald's: Stop Exploiting Guestworkers. ACTION
Business  (tags: ethics, McDonald's, labor, guest workers, exploitation, Latin America, Asia )

- 943 days ago -
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 )

- 1029 days ago -
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
BAD BUSINESS: Toxic Chemicals Used for Leather Production Poisoning India's Tannery Workers
Business  (tags: bad business, labor abuse, exploitation, pollution, ethics, business, dishonesty, corporate, news, society, politics, SustainableDevelopment, labor )

- 1080 days ago -
India's tanning industry has started tackling environmental issues but its progress on worker safety is woeful.
BAD BUSINESS: Coca-Cola Urged to Help End Exploitation in Italian Orange Groves
Business  (tags: business, corruption, corporate, exploitation, Coca Cola, politics, money, news, ethics, consumers, world, labor )

- 1323 days ago -
Coca-Cola is facing questions about its links to orange harvesting in southern Italy, which campaigners say relies on the cheap labour of African migrants living in squalid conditions
Business  (tags: corporate, abuse, world, abuse, third world pollution, exploitation, society, politics, ethics, dishonesty, business )

- 1361 days ago -
A new documentary film takes food giant Nestlé to task for its water bottling practices. Critics say the multinational is busy extracting ground water for its bottled brands and leaving locals, often in poor corners of the world, with the dirty remains.
Secretive Thinktanks Crushing Democracy - Millionaire$ & Corporation$ Sway Public Opinion Using Tax Breaks
Business  (tags: rightwing thinktanks, lobbying, funding, corporations, millionaires, US, UK, public opinion, influence, cry freedom, hunger, poverty, rules, regulation, public health, industrial injuries, exploitation, pollution, dustbin earth, unscrupulous banking )

- 1454 days ago -
Rightwing thinktank funding by m$$naires & corp's explains why they outn° & outspend those arguing for public services & distribution of wealth. Claim to stand for freedom but they mean freedom from rules that prevent their sponsors playing by their own
21st-Century Slaves: How Corporations Exploit Prison Labor
Business  (tags: politics, usa, society, inmate labor, exploitation, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, government, law, news, abuse, business, ethics, economy )

- 1543 days ago -
In the eyes of the corporation, inmate labor is a brilliant strategy in the eternal quest to maximize profit.
BIG BUSINESS SPURS CLASS WARFARE: The Bitter Taste of Cambodia's Sugar Boom
Business  (tags: business, world, politics, society, human rights, class warfare, exploitation, usa, corporate, dishonesty, economy, ethics, farming, money, consumers, news, corruption, finance )

- 1642 days ago -
Sugar may seem innocuous enough, but sweet-toothed Western consumers could be fuelling conflict between poor farming communities and big business with every spoonful
Sweatshops at Sea: Most of Our Goods Arrive Via Ships Where Seafarers Labor in Dangerous Conditions
Business  (tags: labor, exploitation, seafaring labor, world, politics, money, business, corporate, dishonesty, economy, society, news, usa, investments )

- 1700 days ago -
With 90 percent of all international cargo being hauled by sea, we rely heavily on the exploitation of seafarers, mostly from low-income countries.

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