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Tell Congress: Rein In "Too Big to Fail" Banks
Business  (tags: banks, money, finance, Wall Street, petitions )

Freya
- 15 days ago - signherenow.org
Wall Street greed and risky behavior is out of control and needs to be reined in. There is a simple solution: pass the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act. Both the RNC and DNC platforms call for a new Glass-Steagall and there is bipartisan support for...
Tell Congressional Republican Leadership: Follow Your Party Platform and Reinstate Glass-Steagall
Business  (tags: banks, regulation, petitions, Republicans )

Freya
- 26 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In a shocking move last week, Republicans added a plank to their platform calling for the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall divide between investment and commercial banking.
Tell Congress: Take on Wall Street!
Business  (tags: greed, banks, 1%, one percent, petitions, finances, wealth )

Freya
- 67 days ago - takeonwallst.com
The big banks are bigger than they were before the 2008 crisis, and CEOs and Wall Street money managers continue to benefit from obscene tax loopholes that cost us billions.
Show Us the Money: How Much Does the Carried Interest Loophole Cost America?
Business  (tags: taxes, loopholes, equity funds, cheating, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 88 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
We urge the IRS to gather information so that the public can understand the TRUE amount of tax money we lose each year due to millionaire & billionaire private equity fund managers using the unfair carried interest tax loophole.
Add Your Name: Lift the Curtain on Shell Companies!
Business  (tags: banks, finance, accounts, investment, tax evasion, petitions )

Freya
- 99 days ago - signforgood.com
ADD YOUR NAME HERE if you agree that terrorists and drug dealers shouldn't be able to use our own laws to hide their bank accounts.
Tell the Treasury Department: It's Time to Crack Down on Tax-Dodging Companies!
Business  (tags: corporations, taxes, cheats, tax dodging, petitions )

Freya
- 128 days ago - actionnetwork.org
After thousands of us called on the Treasury Department to stop Pfizer's massive planned tax dodge, the Department recently issued new proposed rules to make it harder for corporations to dodge taxes through merging with foreign companies.
Stop Corporate Tax Abuse!
Business  (tags: tax havens, tax evasion, greed, corporations, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 133 days ago - action.oxfamamerica.org
Developing countries and the US government each lose $100 billion every year because multinational companies hide their profits in offshore tax havens. When multinational companies avoid paying taxes in countries where they really do business, it harms...
Don't Sell Our Homes to Wall Street!
Business  (tags: mortgages, homes, homeowners, housing, HUD, petitions )

Freya
- 133 days ago - dontsellourhomestowallstreet.org
Under Secretary Julian Castro, HUD promised to help homeowners avoid foreclosure by selling more overdue mortgage loans to nonprofit community organizations rather than Wall Street banks. In reality, recent sales have sent 98% of mortgages to Wall Street.
Tell the Treasury Department: Investigate U.S. Links in the Panama Papers
Business  (tags: tax evasion, Panama Papers, tax havens, petitions )

Freya
- 139 days ago - act.credoaction.com
After the explosive media leak of global tax evasion in the "Panama Papers," in less than 48 hours more than 60,000 CREDO members demanded that Congress crack down on anonymous shell companies in the U.S.
PUBLIX: Stop Keeping Hens in Cages. Go Cage-Free!
Business  (tags: eggs, hens, chickens, animal welfare, Publix, grocery stores, petitions )

Freya
- 145 days ago - change.org
Consumers have made it clear they expect better for animals. In fact, Target, Kroger, Albertsons, Food Lion, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, and many other grocery stores have publicly pledged to stop selling eggs from caged hens in response to consumer demand
Stand With Sen. Brown: Tell Congress to Fight Wage Theft
Business  (tags: wages, income, theft, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 154 days ago - act.credoaction.com
It's bad enough that businesses have kept wages flat for decades and the minimum wage isn't enough to keep people out of poverty. To make matters worse, employers across the country are actually stealing from workers and denying them the pay they earned.
Tell Your Legislators: Support One Fair Wage for All Workers
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wage, pay, income, workers, petitions )

Freya
- 155 days ago - act.rocunited.org
The separate, lower wage for tipped workers has been stuck at the federal level at $2.13/hour since 1991. We work hard to earn profits for our restaurants, so we deserve a fair paycheck for our labor, with tips on top of that.
Have a Heart, Godiva!
Business  (tags: chocolate, labor rights, slavery, child labor, wages, petitions )

Freya
- 195 days ago - laborrights.z2systems.com
Godiva's golden heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and decadent chocolate-covered strawberries contain some unsavory ingredients: poverty and child labor.
Volkswagen: Respond to Your Customers
Business  (tags: Volkswagen, VW, cars. transportation, pollution, emissions, lies, violations, petitions )

Freya
- 201 days ago - calpirg.webaction.org
Marcus and Elisabeth just completed a cross-country road trip to return their Jetta SportsWagen TDI - and more than 20,000 petitions - to Volkswagen of America's corporate headquarters in Virginia. The EPA says Volkswagen designed 567,000 "clean diesel"
Support Bernie Sanders' Plan to Break Up the Big Banks and Rein in Wall Street
Business  (tags: banks, finance, regulations, petitions )

Freya
- 231 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
Bernie Sanders gave a major speech on reining in Wall Street on January 5. In it, he called for busting up the biggest banks and reinstating the Glass-Steagall Act.
 

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