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Due Process Is Dead A Staggering 95% of All Inmates in America Have Never Received a Trial
Business  (tags: prison industrial complex, plea bargaining, no trials, for profit prisons, justice, mockery, USA justice system )

- 14 days ago -
Justice has been utterly abandoned for the interests of the careless expedience, apathetic convenience, and unabashed profiteering of the U.S. prison-industrial machine. It has become a business and I enter it within that topic category on C2 news.
USA Retirement System Replaces a Declining Share of Pre Retirement Income Petition to Fix That
Business  (tags: Social Security, retirement, working longer, petition )

- 5 days ago -
USA retirement system replaces a lower share of pre-retirement income than those in other industrialized countries. Consequences are that more workers are having to work far longer before retiring, if they ever can.
PETITION - Don't Force Country to Accept Processed Imported Meat
Business  (tags: processed imported meat, Imports, Food Industry, farming business, dangerous bacteria, health risks, food development, bad business practices, ethics, Animal Cruelty, responsibility )

- 24 days ago -
President Obama is threatening to pull agricultural support if South Africa doesn't accept a deal that will hurt the country's small farm operations. The African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) is projected to cost South Africa thousands of jobs and...
Pfizer Hikes U.S. Prices for Over 100 Drugs on January 1
Business  (tags: drug companies, pharmaceuticals, U.S., Pfizer Inc., Pfizer-Allergan merger, tax avoidance, price gouging )

- 30 days ago -
Pfizer Inc, is planning a $160-billion merger with Ireland-based Allergan Plc to slash its U.S. tax bill. On Jan. 1, Pfizer raised U.S. prices for more than 100 of its drugs, some by as much as 20 percent.
PETITION - COCA-COLA: Do Not Sponsor 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea - A DOG EATING NATION!
Business  (tags: aweful dog cruelty, dog meat consumption, bad business, ethics, greedy attitude, barbaric behaviour, disgusting attitude )

- 15 days ago -
As most of you are aware, in South Korea dog meat consumption is still very much legal. Millions of dogs are cooked alive for their meat all across the country. South Korea has started to host the biggest dog soup festival on the planet, the BOK-NAL...
PETITION - Tell Monsanto Shareholders to Vote for Accountability at the Top!
Business  (tags: Monsanto shareholders, accountability, responsibility, harming chemicals, toxic pesticides, health hazards, bad business, ethics, environmental damage, protection )

- 15 days ago -
Monsanto just filed a lawsuit against California, to stop the US state adding glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup) to its list of known carcinogens. Without a hint of irony, Monsanto's lawsuit calls California's environmental health hazard...
Deflating Oil Market How Will This Impact You?   video
Business  (tags: Mox Kaiser report, economic, global market, oil, energy, video, global depression )

- 11 days ago -
I know some readers eyes and ears glaze over when it comes to economic articles and offerings. Whether an expert or not so much the video will explain in a way you will understand. Is worth watching and knowing this. Be prepared as best you can.
Saudi Arabia Buying Up Farmland in US Southwest
Business  (tags: US Southwest farmland, Saudi Arabia, animal feed, California, Arizona, Almarai )

- 18 days ago -
Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf countries are scooping up farmland in drought-afflicted regions of the U.S. Southwest, and that has some people in California and Arizona seeing red.
Business  (tags: corporate, offshore accounts, exploitation of tax loopholes, inequality, dishonesty, greed, tax havens, abuse, unethical business, laws, politics )

- 22 days ago -
When big corporations hide billions in offshore accounts and exploit other tax loopholes, it is small businesses and the middle class that pick up the tab. Money that could be used to put children in schools, build hospitals, and reduce inequality is...
Yahoo - Stop Your Deadly Ivory Trade!
Business  (tags: Yahoo, ivory trade, butchers, murder, extinction )

- 21 days ago -
The ivory trade is pushing elephants to the edge of extinction, & Yahoo is making a killing from trinket sales in Japan! But right now we have a chance to end this corporate complicity.
PETITION - Tell the FCC: Reject the Charter / Time Warner Cable (TWC) Merger
Business  (tags: Cable companies, Charter Communications, net neutrality, fast connections, net security, choices for consumers, reduced competitions, monopolism )

- 12 days ago -
Charter Communications has a dangerous plan to merge with Time Warner Cable, consolidating the two companies into a massive cable and Internet conglomerate. The proposed deal would further reduce competition and choices for consumers -- likely leading...
Walmart to Start Charging Shoppers 5 Cents Per Plastic Bag
Business  (tags: wal-mart, plastic bags, business, consumers, money, world )

- 13 days ago -
Beginning on Feb. 9, customers will be charged five cents each for plastic bags, with reusable bags available for a discounted rate of 25 cents each.
U.S. Congressional Committee Subpoenas Ex-Drug CEO Shkreli
Business  (tags: Martin Shkreli, subpoena, drug prices, Ponzi scheme, money, ethics, business )

- 19 days ago -
Shkreli pleaded not guilty last month to criminal charges that he ran his companies like a Ponzi scheme, using each subsequent company to pay off defrauded investors from a prior company.

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