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THE ECONOMICS OF FRACKING: Junk Bonds Fuel the Shale Boom
Business  (tags: environment, destruction, junk bonds, ecosystems, fracking, frack is whack, business, investments, dishonesty, finance, ethics, marketing, money, oil, politics, corruption, economy )

Cal
- 11 days ago - businessweek.com
The U.S. drive for energy independence is backed by a surge in junk bonds that has been as vital to the boom as the breakthroughs in drilling technology.
Are Cities the Next Front in the Right's War on Labor?
Business  (tags: corruption, dishonesty, labor, politics, ALECsociety )

Cal
- 23 days ago - thenation.com
From ALEC to the Heritage Foundation, a group of anti-labor stalwarts is looking to turn cities and counties into "right-to-work" zones.
It's Only Taken Us 5 Years to Forget the Single Biggest Lesson of the Financial Meltdown
Business  (tags: foreclosures, business, economy, dishonesty, corporate, consumers, corruption, society, politics, government, money, news )

Cal
- 17 days ago - motherjones.com
Yesterday the Federal Housing Finance Agency issued new underwriting guidelines that allow some home buyers to take out mortgages with down payments as small as 3 percent
Banks Fear Risk of Investment in Fossil Fuels
Business  (tags: environment, climate-change, energy, business, energy, economy, politics, society, investors, investments, money, sustainabledevelopment, world )

Cal
- 18 days ago - ecowatch.com
the Bank of England has disclosed that it is launching an inquiry into the risks fossil fuel companies pose to overall financial stability.
My Whole Foods Nightmare: How a Full-Time Job There Left Me in Poverty
Business  (tags: Whole Foods, Retail, Workers, Labor, corporations, Benefits, Minimum wage, Poverty, working poor, Jobs, livable wage, Politics, News )

Brian
- 19 days ago - salon.com
Despite the corporate talk of "team" and "love," here's what working there was really like -- and why I had to quit
Christmas in America: Growing Poverty, Unemployment and Homelessness in the WorldâEUR(TM)s Richest Country
Business  (tags: poverty, poor, society, usa, news, politics, finance, economy, debt, consumers, business, americans, labor )

Earths
- 2 days ago - globalresearch.ca
Growing millions face "one impossible choice after another," according to Poverty USA. "(B)etween food and medicine(s), getting to work or paying the heating bill. Census data show around half the population living in poverty or bordering it
Oil Prices Are Plunging. Here's Who Wins and Who Loses.
Business  (tags: world, Sustainabililty, protection, pollution, politics, nature, humans, habitat, environment, energy, destruction, conservation, oil, prices, global oil markets )

Darren
- 29 days ago - nytimes.com
While Americans were stuffing their faces with poultry Thursday, global oil markets were in chaos. And the implications are far-reaching.
SEATTLE'S MINIMUM WAGE CRASH: $15 to ZERO! Profits Tumble!
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, corporate, economy, humans, labor, money, politics, society, usa )

Carol
- 7 days ago - viral.buzz
Seattle, Washington, one of the strongest remaining bastions of liberal philosophy left in the country, passed a phased-in $15 minimum wage law earlier this year.
9 Embarrassing Revelations From the Sony Leak
Business  (tags: world, technology, society, politics, news, marketing, investments, humans, ethics, economy, dishonesty, corruption, corporate, business, embarrassing, revelations, Sony leak, Obama, race )

Darren
- 14 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A Sony exec cracks jokes about Obama's race, and eight more bruising revelations from the Sony leak
Monsantos Pesticide May Kill $2 Billion Wine Industry
Business  (tags: americans, ecosystems, destruction, trees, water, nature, business, consumers, corporate, environment, society, money, politics, investors )

Earths
- 2 days ago - infowars.com
Dow and Monsanto's failed glyphosate-resistant crops have caused cotton farmers in Texas to reach for a new concoction of chemicals, namely 2,4-D and dicamba. They are threatening the viability of vineyards across Texas. The $2 billion wine a
Senate Passes Sweeping $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill
Business  (tags: world, usa, u.s., republicans, democrats, politics, obama, news, government, economy, money, finance, business, debt, senate $1.1 trillion, spending-bill, fiscal )

Darren
- 14 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Senate approved a sweeping $1.1 trillion spending bill Saturday night to fund most of the federal government through the next fiscal year.
Russia's Steep Rate Increase Fails to Stem Ruble's Decline
Business  (tags: business, consumers, government, corporate, finance, investing, investments, investors, marketing, money, news, oil, politics, society, world, russia )

Frank
- 11 days ago - nytimes.com
"Despite the Russian central bank's extraordinary move to defend the currency, the ruble's value continued to slide on Tuesday, presenting President Vladimir V. Putin with an acute set of political and economic challenges"-newyorktimes.com
Bill 'Moyers & Company': The Long, Dark Shadows of Plutocracy
Business  (tags: government, congress, republicans, corruption, elections, ethics, economy, corporate, politics, society )

James
- 28 days ago - imagineaworldof.blogspot.com
Some people say inequality doesn't matter. They are wrong. All we have to do to see its effects is to realize that all across America millions of people of ordinary means can't afford decent housing.
The Destruction Of The Middle Class Is Nearing The Final Stages
Business  (tags: lies, money, news, politics, society, investments, government, finance, ethics, economy, debt, cover-up, business, americans, world, labor )

Earths
- 2 days ago - zerohedge.com
You may feel some security knowing you have a good job but among the deposits that disappear will be billions in commercial accounts that belong to businesses. When these businesses lose this money, many will likely close destroying many jobs in the proce
   

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