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The Empire Strikes Back: How Wall Street Has Turned Housing Into a Dangerous Get-Rich-Quick Scheme -- Again
Business  (tags: Wall street, capitalism, toxic, exploitation, economy, housing, crisis, foreclosures, mortgages, families, evictions )

Brian
- 218 days ago - commondreams.org
"In hindsight, it's clear that the Great Recession fueled a terrific wealth and asset transfer away from ordinary Americans and to financial institutions."
Super Weeds: Another Reason Why Organic Farming Is the Solution
Business  (tags: farming, humans, SustainableDevelopment, ethics, agriculture, weeds, pesticides, toxic, organic, safety )

Elena
- 1478 days ago - technorati.com
Just as the overuse of antibiotics have created super-bugs, bacteria resistant to scores of antibiotics, super-weeds have emerged due to the overuse of herbicides.
Antonia Juhasz Confronts Chevron Over Her Just-Released Report, "The True Cost of Chevron: An Alternative Annual Report"
Business  (tags: Chevron, corporate profiteers, Antonia Juhasz, Tyranny of Oil, just-released, AlternativeAnnualReport, Cost of Chevron, communities worldwide, struggling against, direct impacts, Chevron operations, toxic, environmental laws, human rights abuses )

LucyKalei
- 1868 days ago - democracynow.org
Chevron's annual report: 2008 their most profitable year in history! But Juhasz' report tells more re: hidden/underreported costs of these profits, bringing together stories from communities in >10 nations, all affected by/struggling against Chevron
Can Medical Marijuana Cost You Your Kid? In California, It Can
Business  (tags: grouphost:CHANGE_REFORM*, DCFS, CPS, Child, Children, Mother, Father, Family, Parents, Allegation, Court, Petition, Warrant, Police, Procedure, Safety, Privacy, Harassment, Intimidation, Toxic, False, Falsely, Accused, Foster, Adoption, Kidnapping, I )

Geri
- 1927 days ago - stopthedrugwar.org
Played by the rules, obeyed all state laws, and successfully battled the city in court to stay open, The three girls -- ages 1, 3, and 5 -- were held in protective foster care they thought they had done something wrong.
CPS Official Confirms Dead Boy's File Altered, Denies Cover-Up
Business  (tags: grouphost:CHANGE_REFORM*, DCFS, CPS, Child, Children, Mother, Father, Family, Parents, Allegation, Court, Petition, Warrant, Police, Procedure, Safety, Privacy, Harassment, Intimidation, Toxic, False, Falsely, Accused, Foster, Adoption, Kidnapping, I )

Geri
- 1927 days ago - sacbee.com
CPS confirms altering files but not to "cover-up" any wrong doing. Files from the week of the boy's death are "confidential" and not released. Right, they can't correct something that was this close to media attention.
Stolen Baby
Business  (tags: *grouphost:CHANGE_REFORM*, DCFS, CPS, Child, Children, Mother, Father, Family, Parents, Allegation, Court, Petition, Warrant, Police, Procedure, Safety, Privacy, Harassment, Intimidation, Toxic, False, Falsely, Accused, Foster, Adoption, Kidnapping )

Geri
- 1928 days ago - squidoo.com
Grandma's plea-"Please listen to your child" Even after proving the allegations were false, Sanderson refused to return the baby to the mom
Child Victims: Their Stories
Business  (tags: DCFS, CPS, Child, Children, Mother, Father, Family, Parents, Allegation, Court, Petition, Warrant, Police, Procedure, Safety, Privacy, Harassment, Intimidation, Toxic, False, Falsely, Accused, Foster, Adoption, Kidnapping, Illegal, Mandated Reporter, corru )

Geri
- 1932 days ago - bnd.com
Children dead, families destroyed. Supervisors, case workers, investigators get nothing but their hands slapped.
Pound Pup Legacy
Business  (tags: DCFS, CPS, Child, Children, Mother, Father, Family, Parents, Allegation, Court, Petition, Warrant, Police, Procedure, Safety, Privacy, Harassment, Intimidation, Toxic, False, Falsely, Accused, Foster, Adoption, Kidnapping, Illegal, Mandated Reporter )

Geri
- 1932 days ago - poundpuplegacy.org
In 26 cases, the department took no action against any worker after a child's death.
Bail-Out Plan's Mystery: What's All This (Toxic Portfolio) Stuff Worth?
Business  (tags: bail out, toxic, portfolio, worth, value, investments, securities, price, losses, taxpayer, protection, financial institutions, Treasury Department, officials )

LucyKalei
- 2111 days ago - nytimes.com
Big challenge for Treasury officials will be deciding whether to buy troubled investments near values at which banks hold them on their books. Thatd help minimize losses for financial institutions. Driving a hard bargain, however, would protect taxpayers.
Firms Accused of Toxic Toothpaste Import
Business  (tags: chinese, import, toxic, toothpaste, china )

Amanda
- 2315 days ago - charlotte.com
Criminal charges have been filed against officials of a company that prosecutors say imported and distributed nearly 90,000 tubes of Chinese toothpaste containing a poisonous substance and a wholesaler that supplied local stores with the tubes.
China Says Bead Toy Contained Toxic Substances
Business  (tags: China, bead toy, toxic, quality control, U.S., Australia )

Eduardo
- 2431 days ago - reuters.com
China's quality control watchdog said on Saturday initial investigations had found bead toys recently recalled in the United States and Australia contained toxic substances. It had suspended the toy maker's export license.
   

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