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Why Long Work Hours Don't Work for People or the Planet
Business  (tags: work, employment, jobs, health, waste, garbage, planned obsolescence )

- 399 days ago -
Our endless cycle of toil and consumerism increases stress and depletes the Earth's resources. It's time to consider a better way to work.
New Insights Into DoD Luxury Villas in Afghanistan
Business  (tags: Government Accountability, Contract Oversight, SIGAR, Iraq & Afghanistan Reconstruction Contra, DOD Oversight, Defense, Waste, Wasteful Defense Spending )

- 675 days ago -
What kind of entrepreneur did the Pentagon send over to help revive Afghanistan's economy?
Australia: The Tax Payer's Guide to Liberal Waste - Wastepedia
Business  (tags: Australia, tax, tax payers' money, Wastepedia, waste, waste watch )

- 813 days ago -
This is an example that we could appreciate introducing around the world! A website to bookmark- for Australians, especially. Government wasted spending - when they don't have funds for meeting urgent needs! e.g Hugging koalas - @ AU$ 24,000 during G20?
You Could Buy An Australian Island for What the Pentagon Says It Would Cost to Take Inventory of One Item
Business  (tags: accounting, waste, fraud, abuse, Pentagon, Australian island, taxpayer money )

- 821 days ago -
Critics including those who study modern business practices say how poorly the Pentagon keeps track of its own purchasing and contracting. The dept cannot meet modern accounting standards so opens the door 4 waste, fraud and abuse in military expenditures
Pentagon Blows $43 Million on Useless Afghan Gas Station, IG Says
Business  (tags: Afghanistan, compressed-natural gas station, Pentagon, DoD, Task Force for Stability & Business Oper, Sen. Claire McCaskill D-MO, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., Sen. Armed Services Committee, watchdog, waste, taxpayers' money )

- 959 days ago -
"It's hard to imagine a more outrageous waste of money than building an alternative fuel station in a war-torn country that costs 8,000% more than it should, and is too dangerous for a watchdog to verify whether it is even operational".
Excess Food Should Feed The Hungry, Not A Dumpster!
Business  (tags: food, groceries, waste, hunger, petitions )

- 1117 days ago -
Every year food service providers throw away billions of pounds of excess usable food. Tell them to give it to the hungry!
The U.S. Throws Out $1 Billion Worth of Unwanted Fish Every Year
Business  (tags: American fisheries, fishermen, waste, economy, business, ethics, environment, money, humans )

- 1451 days ago -
Not all of the marine creatures that fishermen trap in their nets end up on your plate. American fisheries discard about 20 billion pounds of the fish they catch every year.
Food Waste: From Farm to Fork and Landfill
Business  (tags: food, government, food productrion, waste, agriculturehealth, technology, news, business, economy, corruption, society, politics, money )

- 2005 days ago -
As Christmas approaches, families stock up with food. But food waste in industrialized countries is nearly as high as food production in sub-Saharan Africa. Find out how
Obama Stimulus Flop Paid Workers for Playing Cards
Business  (tags: stimulus, waste, Barack Obama, Subsidizing Waste, Obama, Picking Losers, Obama Administration, Misuse of Taxpayer Money, Deficit Spending on Waste, Increasing the Debt without Useful Resul, Spendulus, Green Energy Boondoggle, Refusal to Report )

- 2067 days ago -
So far, taxpayers have put $150 million into the Holland, Michigan operation via Barack Obama's green-tech subsidy program without seeing any return at all on the investment; the only batteries that have been produced were built in South Korea.
Just a Reminder: Obamanomics Has Flopped
Business  (tags: Obamanomics, Failure, Barack Obama, Ineffective, Obama, Failure to Live up to promises, Short Term Gimmicks, Porkulus, Deficit Spending without result, government gaming of markets, Obama Administration failure, waste, corruption )

- 2077 days ago -
The Center for Freedom and Prosperity puts together a video that presents a fairly comprehensive argument that Obamanomics has utterly failed.
Industrial Animal Factories in Shocking Photos
Business  (tags: animal suffering, antibiotic resistance, biodiversity, CAFO, deforestation, farming, food, habitat, health, pollution, soil erosion, waste, water )

- 2774 days ago -
How the quest for cheap food results in horrific animal suffering, contaminated food, environmental degradation and the gutting of rural communities.
Greed, Waste, and Lost Profit: H&M and Wal-Mart Destroy and Trash Unsold Goods
Business  (tags: HM, Walmart, greed, waste, profits, destroying clothing, gifts, donations, homeless, landfills, pollution, selfishness )

- 3083 days ago -
instead of taking unsold items to sample sales or donating them to people in need, H&M and Wal-Mart have been throwing them out in giant trash bags. And in the case that someone may stumble on these bags and try to keep or re-sell the items, these compan
Sour on Milk: Belgian Farmers Spray Milk on Fields to Protest Prices
Business  (tags: abuse, protest, economy, business, WASTE, farms )

- 3196 days ago -
Belgian farmers sprayed three million litres of fresh milk onto their fields Wednesday, furious over the low milk prices they say are bankrupting farmers. [migawd, such WASTE! :( ]
Bailout Scandal So Soon? AIG Executives Blow $440,000 on Retreat One Week Later
Business  (tags: AIG, bailout, Senator Henry Waman, tax dollars, waste, House hearing )

- 3541 days ago -
I'm sure this retreat at the St. Regis Resort Monarch Beach is going to do wonders for our moribund economy. Revealed during a hearing on AIG at a House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Sen. Henry Waxman and others blasted AIG.

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