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5 Staples That'Ll Cost You More This Year - and Why
Business  (tags: business, consumers, economy, money, finance, americans )

Nancy
- 191 days ago - dailyworth.com
The good: Many economists predict that the price of gasoline will actually decrease in 2014. The bad: Prices for a lot of other basic staples are expected to rise. Here are five big ones you'll be shelling out more for this year -- and why.
*TAKE ACTION* Save The Internet
Business  (tags: americans, activists, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, finance, government, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 313 days ago - act.freepress.net
Powerful phone and cable companies are colluding with government agencies to trample on our rights to connect and communicate. These same companies grab every opportunity to raise our rates and pad their profits. *Please Sign*
How The NRA Built A Massive Secret Database Of Gun Owners
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, finance, government, GUNS, marketing, money, NRA, politics, society )

Kit
- 335 days ago - buzzfeed.com
While the National Rifle Association publicly fights against a national gun registry, the organization has gone to incredible lengths to compile information on "tens of millions" of gun owners -- without their consent.
Save Our Post Office ACTION US
Business  (tags: Postal Service, USA, business, corruption, snail mail, finance )

Nancy
- 30 days ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
Our goal is to see the dramatic overpayments into retirement accounts to stop and be returned to the postal service. The goal of this petition is also to have congress address the hostile working conditions in the US Postal Service and "Union Busting" -
Fast-Food Fight
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, finance, government, labor, law, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 348 days ago - nytimes.com
[....]Americans are increasingly unable to make a living at their jobs. They work harder and are paid less than workers in other advanced countries. And their wages have stagnated even as executive pay has soared.
Super-Rich CEOs Are Mad as Hell, and Not Gonna Take This Anymore
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, ethics, finance, government, investments, labor, law, lies, investors, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 156 days ago - management.fortune.cnn.com
As the insensitive comments and sky-high salaries add up, it's easy to start thinking that CEOs and other execs have completely lost touch with the lives of everyday Americans. Sadly, that's likely the case.
Victim Files a Civil Racketeering RICO Complaint Against Mitt Romney
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, corporate, corruption, crime, dishonesty, economy, ethics, finance, government, investors, labor, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 197 days ago - politicususa.com
For most Americans justice means moral rightness based on ethics, law, equity, and fairness, and it is supposed to take into account the inalienable rights of Americans to enjoy equal protection before the law without discrimination, [....]
Show Us the Love. Protect Our Credit Cards! ACTION US
Business  (tags: banks, retailers, credit card fraud, protection, prevention, money, business, finance )

Nancy
- 158 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
The plastic in our pockets could be much more secure. Payment cards with embedded microchips have dramatically cut fraud and protected consumers in other parts of the world for years - but not here at home.
Support Legalized Hemp Production in NJ ACTION
Business  (tags: NJ, hemp production, money, banks, finance, politics )

Nancy
- 199 days ago - action.firedoglake.com
The bill, which would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp in the state as soon as federal law allows it, has already cleared the assembly committee process and we expect a a full vote in that chamber if we can get the bill moving in the Senate.
The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing
Business  (tags: americans, banking, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, government, investments, law, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 97 days ago - truth-out.org
Taxpayers are paying billions of dollars for a swindle pulled off by the world's biggest banks, using a form of derivative called interest-rate swaps; and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has now joined a chorus of litigants suing over it.
Elizabeth Warren: Supreme Court as a 'Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Big Business'
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 313 days ago - youtu.be
We need a level and fair playing field. Elizabeth Warren a woman fighting for America.
Koch Money Shouldn't Influence Public Television Programming ACTION
Business  (tags: Koch Brothers, media, news, finance, investments, PBS, money, corruption, corporate, "Citizen Koch" )

Nancy
- 345 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
We still want to let public television know we're not OK with them shutting down programming that serves the public good. More than 75,000 people signed our petition with Working Families to urge public television to air "Citizen Koch," and we're going...
McDonald's Low Wages Cost Taxpayers $1.2 Billion Per Year
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, finance, government, humans, labor, law, lies, McDonald's, money, politics, society, Wages, wal-mart )

Kit
- 276 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Taxpayers are shelling out $1.2 billion a year to help pay workers at McDonald's, according to an estimate from the National Employment Law Project published Tuesday.
CEOs Being Paid for Poor Performance
Business  (tags: americans, business, CEO, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, ethics, finance, government, investors, labor, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 321 days ago - truth-out.org
Over the past two decades, the myth of CEOs earning their runaway pay packages has grown into the ultimate scam.
5 Reasons It's Just Absurd That America Doesn't Tax Wall St's Transactions
Business  (tags: economy, dishonesty, Wall Street Reform, BIg Banks, Elizabeth Warren, usa, news, government, ethics, corporate, corruption, business, economy, politics, society, money, government, finance )

Cal
- 364 days ago - alternet.org
The financial speculation industry has devastated middle-class wealth -- and there's a simple way to curb its power.
 

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