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Tell President Obama: Lead the Fight Against Payday Lenders
Business  (tags: payday loans, payday lenders, unethical business, scams, ripoffs, petitions )

Freya
- 5 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Would you loan someone money, knowing he can't afford to pay you back on time, just so you can charge him fees and trap him into taking out another, and then another loan? Payday lenders do it every single day.
"A Corporate Trojan Horse": Critics Decry Secretive TPP Trade Deal as a Threat to Democracy
Business  (tags: TPP, Fast Track, SECRET, trade deals, THREATS, Anti-Democracy, opposition, corporate power grab, extrajudicial tribunals, Wikileaks, labor, indigenous rights, activists, agriculture, OGMs, Food Water Watch, FoodDemocracy, petitions, outcry )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - democracynow.org
BREAKING: The bill to Fast Track TPP & other secret trade deals officially introduced in Congress 2 days ago: Time to INTENSIFY ACTION- Get ALL PETITIONS here! Listen to Public CitizenâEUR(TM)s Global Trade Watch director & Rep Alan Grayson with Amy Goodman
Sign the Petition: Stop the Corporate Tax Giveaways!
Business  (tags: tax loopholes, economic injustice, corporations, tax fairness, petitions )

Freya
- 2 days ago - signforgood.com
Big corporations like General Electric, Goldman Sachs and Citigroup stash profits offshore and hire teams of lawyers and accountants to get out of paying their fair share of taxes. Many corporations manage to pay no taxes at all.
Burned at McDonald's. Treated With MUSTARD.
Business  (tags: fast food, workers, injuries, first aid, burns, videos, petitions )

Freya
- 33 days ago - fightfor15.org
Watch the video - but beware, it has some graphic images. Then sign the petition!
Protect Social Security!
Business  (tags: Social Security, public aid, social spending, Republicans, Koch Brothers, petitions )

Freya
- 34 days ago - act.endcitizensunited.org
When Republicans reveal their budget this week, the Koch Brothers have one special request: Repeal of the fraudulent, virtually bankrupt, and increasingly oppressive Social Security system.
Tell Your Senators to Vote NO on Any Bill That Attempts to Undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Business  (tags: banks, regulations, petitions, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau )

Freya
- 57 days ago - action.citizen.org
The CFPB has recovered millions for military families that were overcharged during the housing crisis. It has shed light on the unethical practices of private debt collectors. And it is even poised to address forced arbitration clauses.
Tell Senate Democrats: DonâEUR(TM)t Let the Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform
Business  (tags: Wall Street, petitions, reform, Congress, bills )

Freya
- 82 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Recently, House Republicans forced through a bill that would blast holes in Wall Street reform and put us all at greater risk of another financial crash âEUR" and more bank bailouts.
Raise the Minimum Wage for Servers!
Business  (tags: wages, servers, minimum wage, income, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 85 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 1991, the minimum wage for servers was $2.13 an hour. Fourteen years later, it is still at that level. Servers have to pay taxes on their pitiful earnings, so often their only real income is from tips.
TAFTA's Toxic Provisions Would Cost Taxpayers
Business  (tags: TAFTA, petitions, hazardous chemicals, taxes, taxpayers, injustice, trade agreements, Rootstrikers )

Freya
- 106 days ago - vk.rootstrikers.org
A new free trade deal could punish states for having laws that keep dangerous chemicals out of consumer products. The Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) includes provisions that would let European companies file suit against states that have...
Stop the State Department From Honoring Chevron
Business  (tags: Chevron, awards, petitions, Big Oil, pollution )

Freya
- 134 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Chevron - the massive oil and natural gas company with a deadly and toxic legacy around the globe - could be honored by the U.S. State Department next week for its "corporate excellence."
Shareholders United: Ask Your State Legislature to Rein in Corporate Election Dollars
Business  (tags: petitions, corporations, elections, political contributions, corruption )

Freya
- 134 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Every corporation based in your state could be seriously restricted or even stopped in its spending on elections, including federal elections.
Help End Georgia's Antiquated Beer Laws
Business  (tags: beer, alcohol, Georgia, petitions )

Freya
- 140 days ago - gabeerjobs.com
Georgia's craft beer industry needs your help! We are hoping to modernize Georgia's laws during the 2015 legislative session to get our state competitive in the southeast and the rest of the country.
Say NO to Black Thursday
Business  (tags: petitions, Black Thursday, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, shopping, holidays, consumerism, K-Mart, Wal-Mart, Target )

Freya
- 149 days ago - change.org
Black Friday is no longer just Friday. It has pushed its way back into my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. Now, stores are opening on Thursday, rather than early Friday morning. Kmart is even opening on Thursday morning at 6 AM! Now, people are leaving...
Help Rein in Runaway Wall Street Pay
Business  (tags: corporations, CEOs, pay, income, petitions )

Freya
- 152 days ago - action.civilrights.org
In the runup to the financial crisis, Wall Street bosses were lavishly rewarded for the reckless bets that pushed our economy off a cliff. The Dodd-Frank banking reform law that passed in 2010 was supposed to fix this -- but the critical regulations still
Stop Up-Charging for Women's Plus-Sized Clothing
Business  (tags: Old Navy, clothing, sexism, lookism, fat shaming, petitions )

Freya
- 153 days ago - change.org
Every woman knows how hard it is to find a good pair of jeans: a pair that is the right fit at the right price. That's why I was shocked when, during a recent visit to Old Navy's website, I noticed that they were charging $12-$15 more for plus-sized...
 

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