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Why Rising Inequality Is Great News: Burman
Business  (tags: inequality, greed, study, oxfam, economy, business, consumers, finance, humans, money, world )

Lone
- 32 days ago - thestar.com
Powerful interests argue that their greed is good. However, a new study by Oxfam shows the income gap is wrecking the economy âEUR" opening the door to overdue change.
Joseph Stiglitz on Why the Rich Are Getting Richer and Why It Could Get Much Worse
Business  (tags: wealth, economic injustice, income inequality, rich getting richer, greed )

Freya
- 66 days ago - alternet.org
Through corporate consolidation and even gentrification, the elite are syphoning up all the world's wealth for themselves.
What Happened When I Got a Job at a Soul-Crushing, Abusive Warehouse
Business  (tags: warehouses, temporary workers, consumerism, greed, working, jobs )

Freya
- 74 days ago - alternet.org
My brief, backbreaking, rage-inducing, low-paying, dildo-packing time inside the online-shipping machine.
7 Leading Candidates for Corporate Rip-Off of the Year
Business  (tags: greed, ripoffs, drugs, labor, taxes, pollution )

Freya
- 94 days ago - alternet.org
These acts of corporate treachery take billions of dollars from the American people.
Employees Forced to Work on Thanksgiving Day or Face Being Fired
Business  (tags: Thanksgiving, retail, workers, employment, shopping, vacation, holidays, greed )

Freya
- 96 days ago - yahoo.com
Tyler Barton, 24, is university student and a manager at a national discount retailer in Oklahoma. He won't give away more details of his employment because of a non-disclosure agreement he signed when first joining the company.
As Bad As You Think It Is, It's Worse: Wage Theft Comes to America
Business  (tags: wages, wage theft, greed, economic inequality, minimum wage, workers, employees, income )

Freya
- 108 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In Denmark fast food workers make $20 an hour plus benefits, and the corporations who employ them are still profitable. Why there and not here? The answer is simple and painful -- wage theft. In America corporations are systematically stealing our wages.
California Company Imported Indian Workers, Paid Them $1.21 An Hour
Business  (tags: business, money, greed, exploitation, California, Electronics for Imaging, shameful )

Robert
- 126 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.
Coca-Cola Is Not the Solution to Hunger in Africa
Business  (tags: business, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, greed, agriculture, world, politics, society, investors, finance, government, ethics )

Cal
- 157 days ago - theecologist.org
Backed by £600 million of British aid under the guise of 'food security' and 'nutrition', a vast give-away of Africa's land is under way that will condemn small farmers to landlessness and povert
How Billionaires Like the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson and Sam Walton Are Destroying America
Business  (tags: billionaires, greed, Koch Brothers, robber barons, Democracy, plutocracy, capitalism )

Freya
- 168 days ago - alternet.org
The Koch brothers are only the most conspicuous among a whole tribe of "self-made" billionaires who imagine themselves architects or master builders of a revamped, rehabilitated America. The resurgence of what might be called dynastic or family capitalism
As the World Burns, Our Political Class Whoops It Up With the Plutocracy
Business  (tags: greed, Koch Brothers, politicians, plutocracy, lobbyists )

Freya
- 172 days ago - alternet.org
It's party time, whether in Martha's Vineyard or at the Kochs' posh retreat in Southern California.
4 Ways Greedy Capitalists Rig the System to Profit Off Our Misery
Business  (tags: capitalism, greed, poverty, water, resources, housing, foreclosure, savings, banks, injustice, prisons, incarceration )

Freya
- 172 days ago - alternet.org
The profit motive fogs the thinking of free-market advocates. The Economist gushes, "Take a bow, capitalism...the biggest poverty-reduction measure of all is liberalising markets to let poor people get richer."
Overworked America: 12 Charts That Will Make Your Blood Boil
Business  (tags: productivity, labor, wages, income, corporations, work, employment, profits, greed )

Freya
- 172 days ago - motherjones.com
Why "efficiency" and "productivity" really mean more profits for corporations and less sanity for you.
Our Economy Wants You to Be In Debt--5 Things You Can Do to Take Charge
Business  (tags: debt, spending, economy, greed, money, values, bartering, borrowing, banks, loans )

Freya
- 185 days ago - yesmagazine.org
We pored through a debt-resistance manual created by former Occupiers to bring you these practical tips.
America's Form Of Capitalism Kills Free Enterprise And Democracy
Business  (tags: capitalism, free enterprise, democracy, greed, corporations, regulation )

Freya
- 258 days ago - occupy.com
Many believe that Capitalism is synonymous with free enterprise and democracy. Capitalism is neither free enterprise nor democracy. After-all, China is now a capitalist country. No one believes that China is a democratic country.
Stark Infographic of Too-Big-to-Fail Banks Represents 1% Consolidation in America
Business  (tags: banks, mergers, 1%, greed )

Freya
- 271 days ago - dailykos.com
The four banks listed in the infographic below - CitiGroup, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo - have received nearly $93 billion in taxpayer funds ($92,849,517,353 to be exact) since the bailouts began in 2008.
 

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