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Walmart Found To Be Sourcing Bottled Water From Drought Stricken California
Business  (tags: Walmart, Sacramento, public water, private profits )

Dandelion
- 14 days ago - theguardian.com
An investigation in Sacramento found that Walmarts bottled water comes from the Sacramento municipal water supply. Bottling the publics water for private profit is not in the public interest while the public is being asked to cut back on water usage.
Hands Off the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ACTION US
Business  (tags: CFPB, Elizabeth Warren, banking, lending, usa, ethics, business, consumers, finance )

Nancy
- 19 days ago - action.civilrights.org
The special interests have made a special target of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau âEUR" the agency conceived by Senator Elizabeth Warren to bring basic standards of fairness and transparency to the banking and lending world.
How To Keep Beloved Kentucky Derby Winners From Ending Up As Dog Food
Business  (tags: abuse, animal welfare, animal safety, ethics, Kentucky Derby, business, corporate, society, money, law, government )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Too often, retired thoroughbreds are sold to brutal âEUR~kill buyersâEUR(TM) after their stud careers are over. A new law plans to stop that.
America Has Fewer And Larger Farms. Here Is Why That Matters   video
Business  (tags: medium family farms, larger farms, America, food, Willie Nelson, informational video )

Dandelion
- 12 days ago - youtube.com
Informational video explaining how despite great efforts the medium family farms continue to loose ground and why it is important that we do not loose anymore to the big Corporate farms. Sign on to receive the newest videos as they are made and sent out.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Walmart's Water Bottling in Drought-Stricken California
Business  (tags: business, dishonesty, corporate, wal-mart, environment, ethics )

Cal
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
California water is being bottled and sold at an enormous profit by Walmart despite the fact that the state is experiencing its worst drought in history.
Hotel Industry Spins Wage Hikes as Extreme While CEOs Rake in Millions
Business  (tags: hotels, motels, Capital Hill, workers wages, American Hotel & Lodging Association )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - truth-out.org
Occupancy rates are up, profits per room are up, Executive salaries have skyrocketed. But the trade association representing this robust industry is fighting behind the scenes on Capitol Hill, statewide courthouses, to keep worker wages low.
To Twitter Improve The Way You Protect Users From Online Threats - Petition
Business  (tags: twitter, online threats, Lesbian, gay, bi, trans people )

Dandelion
- 28 days ago - go.allout.org
You might think trolls are just part and parcel of the internet. But actually, big web companies have a responsibility to protect their users. Twitter has announced that they will do more: a huge global petition will show them they need to prioritize it.
Forest People's Programme - Press Release: Expansion By Indonesia's Largest Palm Oil Company Frozen for Disobeying RSPO Standard
Business  (tags: Indonesia, Kalimantan, forest, Forest People's Programme, RSPO, standards, Golden Agri Resources )

Evelyn
- 18 days ago - forestpeoples.org
The RSPO's Complaints Panel has upheld the Forest Peoples Programme in its complaint against Golden Agri Resources, which was seeking to expand 18 of its operations in Kalimantan.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL MCDONALD'S: Pay a Living Wage to Your Workers!
Business  (tags: corruption, corporate, business, labor, living wages, Mcdonald's )

Cal
- 5 days ago - action.sumofus.org
McDonald's doesn't want anyone to see the historic protests that are planned at its shareholder meeting this year âEUR" so it decided to ban the media.
Dirty-Energy Supporters Cower Before Hurricane Francis Strikes
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, Pope Francis, climate-change, environment, ethics, society, world, news, politics, government )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - nationofchange.org
Some of corporate AmericaâEUR(TM)s biggest climate-change deniers ~ from Exxon-Mobil to the Koch Brothers ~ are dreading a potent storm that's gaining strength and headed right at them. ItâEUR(TM)s the category-5 "Hurricane Francis," which threatens ...
Chris Hayes Interview With COO John Angelos A Businessman With A Heart
Business  (tags: Chris Hayes, John Angelos, Baltimores Camden Yards, historic day )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - msnbc.com
So good to watch an interview that someone in John Angelos position getting the message out there that is so badly needed. This is an important interview when we have a man in his position speaking this way.
Walmart Makes Over $600 for Every $1 They Spend on Drought-Stricken California Water, and ItâEUR(TM)s Legal
Business  (tags: Americans, Walmart, California, drought, ethics, dishonesty, consumers, corporate, abuse, economy, environment, money, news, society, humans, government )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - rawstory.com
According to a report by CBS,Sacramento, retailing giant Walmart is purchasing cheap water from the Sacramento water district in drought-stricken Calif. for less than a penny per gallon, and then selling it to consumers for slightly less than a dollar.
With Its Utility Scale Batteries, Tesla Motors Inc Wants To Become A Major Supplier For Microgrids
Business  (tags: Tesla, microgrids, Batteries )

Kathryn
- 25 days ago - ibtimes.com
Tesla Motors aspires to become a major player in the small but growing microgrid industry that could radically upend the way power is collected and distributed.
Monsanto Bets $45 Billion on a Pesticide-Soaked Future
Business  (tags: Syngenta, Monsanto, business, corporate, health, risks, food, human rights, environment, corruption )

Nancy
- 12 days ago - motherjones.com
In trying to swallow Syngenta, Monsanto is putting its money where its mouth isn'tâEUR"that is, it's contradicting years of rhetoric about how its ultimate goal with biotech is to wean farmers off agrichemicals.
Republicans Threaten To Defund Court If It Does Not Vote Their Way
Business  (tags: Court, laws, defund, William E. Raftery, Republicans, Democrats, Kansas, judicial independence )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - wsj.com
Legal experts said the legislation may be the first to peg the Third Branchs budget to the outcome of an individual case, and public-interest groups described it as the most pointed challenge to judicial independence in recent memory.
 

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