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What Happened When I Got a Job at a Soul-Crushing, Abusive Warehouse
Business  (tags: warehouses, temporary workers, consumerism, greed, working, jobs )

Freya
- 2 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
- 22 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
- 24 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
- 36 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
- 54 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
- 85 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
- 96 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
- 100 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
- 100 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
- 100 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
- 113 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
- 186 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
- 199 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.
10 Corporate Behemoths Stifling Competition and Delivering Awful Service to You
Business  (tags: corporations, customer service, greed, monopolies )

Freya
- 234 days ago - alternet.org
Customers benefit when actual competition occurs. But that's rare these days. Where's Theodore Roosevelt when you need him?
American CEOs Earned Average 9% Pay Increase While Workers Get Nothing
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, workers, CEOs, greed, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, labor, money, usa, ethics )

Angelus
- 238 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Target is giving great reviews and no raises... Even strong companies like Home Depot-- workers are LUCKY to get 1-2% raises
 

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