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Women's Reproductive And Workplace Rights Will Help the Economy
Business  (tags: women, wages, reproductive rights, working class, income disparity )

Freya
- 13 days ago - alternet.org
Step one: Improve access to birth control. Step two: Decrease the wage gap. Step three: Increase GDP.
Downside Of Globalism: Baltimore Seafood Industry Exploits Poor Indonesian Women
Business  (tags: Globalism, Exploitation, Women, Labor, seafood industry, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, environment, ethics, humans, labor, marketing, money, news, society, SustainableDevelopment, technology, usa, world )

Fiona
- 74 days ago - inthesetimes.com
Phillips Seafood is a Baltimore-based company that trades on its historic connections to the Chesapeake Bay blue crab fishery. The signature dish at its restaurants is the famed Maryland-style crab cake.
America Is Regressing Into a Developing Nation for Most People @Alternet
Business  (tags: usa, society, safety, culture, ethics, crime, abuse, education, family, dishonesty, violence, rights, women, law, government, world, economy, finance, money, marketing, corporate, consumers, corruption, foreclosures )

Wilde
- 181 days ago - alternet.org
A new book reveals that the U.S. is becoming two distinct countries, with separate economies, politics and opportunities. This post originally appeared on the blog of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.You've probably heard the news that the celebrat
Mass Protests Erupt In Iceland
Business  (tags: Iceland, women, protest, United States, South Korea, Pakistan )

Dandelion
- 345 days ago - theatlantic.com
The protest put a complex issue into the simple terms of hours and minutes. The lesson across cultures the United States they would have left work at 2:12 PM instead of Iceland 2:38 PM. In South Korea, it would be 12:36 PM and In Pakistan, 10:50 AM.
Tell McDonald's: Enforce a Zero-Tolerance Policy for Sexual Harassment
Business  (tags: fast food, workers, women, sexual harassment, retaliation, petitions )

Freya
- 370 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Just last week, a horrifying survey was released showing that 40% of women in the fast food industry experience sexual harassment. Workers also reported staying silent for fear of retaliation. When women report harassment, one in five are punished.
Palestinian Refugees Are Starting An All-Female Food Truck in Lebanon - Your Support Could Help!
Business  (tags: Lebanon, Palestinian refugees, Bourj el-Barajneh, refugee camp, women, catering, self-sufficiency, kick-starter, food trucks, NGOs, Soufra, Women’s Program Association, Alfanar )

Evelyn
- 672 days ago - munchies.vice.com
2 NGOs help the women at the camp establish a self-sufficient catering business. Two years later, Soufra ("dining table" in Arabic) was in full swing, selling meals to the refugees in the camp. Next step - food trucks to provide deliveries in town
America Leads Developed World in Treating Working Moms Like Crap
Business  (tags: women, mothers, discrimination, childcare, maternity leave )

Freya
- 820 days ago - alternet.org
Laura Browder is the latest example of how harsh America can be on working mothers. When an employer called the Houston mother of two to meet up for a job interview, she didnâEUR(TM)t have time to line up childcare.
Women Harmed By Unpredictable Scheduling | Al Jazeera America
Business  (tags: Irregular schedule, unpredictable schedule, US, low-wage economy, Center for Popular Democracy, work, family life, women )

Kathryn
- 888 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Irregular hours and just-in-time scheduling are pervasive throughout the low-wage economy, but they do particular harm to working women, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the Center for Popular Democracy.
Want a Raise? Wash Your Vagina. ACTION
Business  (tags: Woman's Day, Summer's Eve, Fleet Labs, labor, jobs, advertising, business, consumers, corporate, women )

Nancy
- 1016 days ago - dailykos.com
Fortunately(???), the good folks at Women's Day and Summer's Eve have a few words of advice for you.
Womenomics' Is Starting to Transform the Muslim World
Business  (tags: women, Islam, finance, economics, business woman )

Beatrice
- 1073 days ago - ft.com
The first convert to Islam was a businesswoman. She was a wealthy trader who inherited her father's business and later expanded it into an even more impressive enterprise. At one point, she offered a job to a man. He accepted and conducted a trading
Indiegogo Campaign: Palestinian Women Sew for Change
Business  (tags: Indiegogo, women, traditional embroidery, fund raising, income, fair trade, Sunbula, cooperatives, marketing, Palestine )

Evelyn
- 1104 days ago - indiegogo.com
Help Palestinian women create traditional works of art that support their families. Sunbula, a fair trade organization in Jerusalem, helps link small women's cooperatives, & families with the needles, thread & fabric they need to sew, and with markets
VetsInTech Women Veterans Hackathon
Business  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, women, society, culture, Entrepreneurs, economy )

James
- 1127 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Women Veterans Show Their Colors in Tech Competition
VICTORY VICTORY Happy Day for Orcas! Southwest Airlines Calls It Quits With SeaWorld
Business  (tags: hard-won victory, , Southwest Airlines is the latest in a lo, activists, GoodNews, environment, violence, sadness, safety, women, politics, humans, freedoms, whales, suffering, protection, killed, GoodNews, animalwelfare )

Kelly
- 1177 days ago - seaworldofhurt.com
PETA began private discussions and exchanges with Southwest in 2011, and a recent action alert of ours generated nearly 90,000 letters urging Southwest to split from SeaWorld. We were even in touch with the company as recently as last week
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED 5 Things You Can Do to Help Shut Down SeaWorld
Business  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, GoodNews, pollution, politics, protection, wildlife, world, nature, activists, children, family, health, sadness, violence, women, safety, news, humans, media, movies, whales, animalcruelty )

Kelly
- 1182 days ago - peta.org
Public opinion of SeaWorld continues to shift in favor of the captive orcas who have been waiting for years--and sometimes decades--to be freed from the tiny chlorinated tanks at inhumane marine-mammal parks.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Enforce Charlemagne's Law and Free the Keeshonds From Marjorie's Kennel
Business  (tags: 100 worst puppy mills, gotten 60 out, dogs, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, abused, endangered, cruelty, suffering, protection, rescued, sadness, environment, death, crime, killed, killing, activists, americans, women, law, internet, dishonesty, corruption )

Kelly
- 1189 days ago - change.org
For the last 8 months, a group of dedicated Keeshond Lovers has been working to free dogs from a puppy mill in Harpursville, NY. We have gotten 60 out but now the owner has gone back on her word and we need your help.
 

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