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Boycotts to Achieve Political Change Are Forms of Political Speech
Business  (tags: human rights, Palestine, Middle East, bills, boycott Israel )

Freya
- 69 days ago - truth-out.org
Attempts to constrain the ability of corporations to do anything they want are not the rule in US politics. That alone makes notable the Israel Anti-Boycott Act that imposes sanctions on companies heeding calls to boycott products from Israeli settlements
Ecuador Farmers Sue US Defense Contractor Dyncorp Over Toxic Fumigation
Business  (tags: Latin America, Ecuador, Colombia, Agriculture, Human rightsillness )

Judy
- 197 days ago - telesurtv.net
The company allegedly entered Ecuador illegally, spraying toxic glyphosate that caused serious damage to local crops and poisoned animals and residents.
Palestinians Launch Drive Against 'Facebook Censorship'
Business  (tags: news, #FBCensorsPalestine, Shehab News Agency, Al-Quds News Network, Palestinian Prisoners Club, usa, Anadolu Agency, human rights, occupation, siege of Gaza, Palestine, Israel, americans )

Jess
- 379 days ago - worldbulletin.net
Palestinian activists have recently launched a campaign to boycott Facebook after the popular social-media platform blocked several Palestinian accounts and deleted numerous posts -- at IsraelâEUR(TM)s request
A Simple Solution to Boost Workers Across the Planet
Business  (tags: workers, employment, jobs, wages, trade, corporations, manufacturing, income, human rights )

Freya
- 534 days ago - alternet.org
There's a progressive way to approach global trade that can help workers abroad and at home at the same time.
Fracking Executive Says Rich Neighborhoods Safe From Drill Sites
Business  (tags: Climate, Rights, U.S., Fracking, Pennsylvania, Environment, Human Rights, Corporate Power, Inequality )

Judy
- 543 days ago - commondreams.org
At a closed-door seminar earlier this month, Range Resources official says drilling companies avoid 'big houses' of wealthy and influential people.
US Should Stop Making (and Selling) Cowards' Bombs
Business  (tags: War & Peace, Rights, U.S., Arms Trade, US Military, War Crimes, Human Rights, Cluster Bombs )

Judy
- 584 days ago - commondreams.org
A high number of civilians are frequently their victims--including children who unknowingly pick them up. Sixty-three institutions that have financed the manufacture of cluster bombs are based in the U.S., and 18 are in the European Union.
Filipina Trafficking Survivors Launch a Co-Op--And They Own Their Jobs
Business  (tags: Rights, Solutions, U.S., Workers, Immigration, Human Rights )

Judy
- 662 days ago - commondreams.org
After Judith Daluz escaped from an abusive employer and reunited with her children, she struggled to make ends meet. So she started a cleaning business with other Filipinas--where she's her own boss.
New Report Shines A Light Into The Charter School Black Box
Business  (tags: Rights, U.S., Education, Children, Human Rights, Corporate Power )

Judy
- 677 days ago - commondreams.org
Reports of charter schools financial misconduct are now so numerous that it seems every day brings a new revelation of how these schools misappropriate and misspend public money.
Campaign News Policy Blog: Six Things You Missed From This Year's Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil
Business  (tags: Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil, 2015, Sustainabililty, palm oil, farmers, smallholders, human rights, inclusiveness, environment, conservation, ecosystems, ethics )

Evelyn
- 678 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Although opinions on RSPO differ, a growing consensus around the need for a more integrated & inclusive approach on how land rights or important forests are identified & respected, ensuring farming communities and smallholders become part of the solution
Walmart Extremely Aggressive Againt Employee 'Troublemakers"
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, employees, spying, unions, human rights, consumers, labor, jobs, morporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, money, marketing, society, investors, investments, investing )

Angelus
- 685 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Walmart- the best defense againt unionism is to get rid of the dead weight and truly REWARD and take care of good workers.
TWENTY YEARS OF FAILURE
Business  (tags: gm crops, 20 yrs of failure, corporate, business, farming, agriculture, world, human rights, health )

Nancy
- 694 days ago - greenpeace.org
Why have GM crops failed to be the popular success the industry claims them to be? As the promises have expanded, so too has the evidence that GM crops are ill-adapted to the challenges facing global food and agriculture systems.
Hasbro & Disney: Stop Exploiting Toy Workers
Business  (tags: workers, labor, sweat shops, toys, Disney, Hasbro, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 696 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
11 hour days. Non-stop shifts in hot facilities with scant water breaks. Chemical handling without gloves or masks. Crowded dorms. Unpaid work. Poverty wages. These are just some of the issues faced by the people who make toys for Hasbro and Disney.
New Report Chronicles Shell's Legacy of Lies, Deceit, and Contamination
Business  (tags: Niger Delta, Royal Dutch Shell, corporate power, Nigeria, pollution, lies, Orgoniland, Orgoni 9, Human Rights )

Judy
- 713 days ago - commondreams.org
Human rights groups expose oil giant's false claims it has cleaned its spills in Niger Delta
Monsanto Bets $45 Billion on a Pesticide-Soaked Future
Business  (tags: Syngenta, Monsanto, business, corporate, health, risks, food, human rights, environment, corruption )

Nancy
- 888 days ago - motherjones.com
In trying to swallow Syngenta, Monsanto is putting its money where its mouth isn'tâEUR"that is, it's contradicting years of rhetoric about how its ultimate goal with biotech is to wean farmers off agrichemicals.
 

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