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Help End Domestic Slavery
Business  (tags: USA, slavery, abuse, ratify Convention 189 )

Dandelion
- 23 days ago - walkfree.org
Domestic work is a source of employment but the people behind these numbers are too often invisible behind the doors of private households and unprotected by national legislation. This allows for the worst types of abuse often amounting to modern slavery.
Tell HUD: Stop Selling Our Neighborhoods to Wall Street! ACTION
Business  (tags: wall street, housing crisis, corruption, money, foreclosures )

Nancy
- 25 days ago - commongoodaction.org
The same people who destroyed our economy, stole our homes, and created the Great Recession, are now buying up delinquent mortgages and foreclosed homes. With profits as their priority, they are pushing families into foreclosure, flipping homes...
William McDonough & Michael Braungart: "Cradle to Cradle", Making How We Make Things Better   video
Business  (tags: green business, indoor environment, business, energy, environment, ethics, GoodNews, greenbuilding, money, SustainableDevelopment )

Betsy
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
"Cradle to Cradle" an ecological movement, an industrial production concept, a successful business brand name. Cradle to Cradle addresses scarcity with abundance, keeps products in usability cycles, views "wastes" as "nutrients"...and more.
Drop Rush Limbaugh Sponsors
Business  (tags: Rush Limbaugh, sexual assault, petition, drop advertising )

Dandelion
- 12 days ago - action.dccc.org
During a rant on sexual assault, Rush Limbaugh asserted that sometimes "No means yes." See top comment for full sentence. Please sign.
OP-ED: America Is Running Out of Jobs. It's Time for a Universal Basic Income.
Business  (tags: income plitics, aid, guaranteed minimm income, op-ed, economy )

Cal
- 20 days ago - theweek.com
The politics of a guaranteed income get a lot easier when you acknowledge that the U.S. is no longer the land of opportunity
Report: Major Credit Card Companies Are Enabling Pirate Site Profits
Business  (tags: credit card companies, pirating, money, business, marketing, ethics )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - creativefuture.org
It is common knowledge that pirate sites profit from advertising placements and subscriptions - credit card logos are commonly found on such sites. Now, we are seeing just how profitable the pirates are.
TAKE ACTION NOW! No Profiteering From Natural Gas Rates
Business  (tags: environment, dishonesty, economy, business, politics )

Cal
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Public Utilities Department of the City of Richmond, VA is taking unfair advantage of its natural gas monopoly to overcharge citizens and customers for the natural gas they need to live
Preserve Net Neutrality - Urgent If You Use The Internet
Business  (tags: FCC, Net Neutrality, public comment, Sept. 15, new rules, threatens internet )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
September 15 marks the end of the public comment period at the FCC about the proposed net neutrality rules, which threaten the internet as we know it. PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS IN FULL BEFORE CLICKING THE SUBMIT BUTTON!
Coca-Cola Is Not the Solution to Hunger in Africa
Business  (tags: business, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, greed, agriculture, world, politics, society, investors, finance, government, ethics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theecologist.org
Backed by £600 million of British aid under the guise of 'food security' and 'nutrition', a vast give-away of Africa's land is under way that will condemn small farmers to landlessness and povert
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Protect Workers' Right to Organize
Business  (tags: politics, obama, news, media, workers rights, workers rightslabor, society, labor, news, money, business, corporate, corruption )

Cal
- 15 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In recent years, in state capitols like Madison, Wisconsin, to the halls of Congress in Washington D.C., workers have been under relentless attack by big corporations and their powerful Republican allies.
Is Shareholder Value Bad For Business? Shareholder Vs Stakeholder
Business  (tags: Shareholder, Stakeholder, James Post, Boston University School of Management, Redefining the Corporation, Market Basket, life expectancy of S&P 500 companies, Corporation, CEO )

Dandelion
- 28 days ago - bostonglobe.com
If you're younger than 50 or 60, you've lived in a world where everyone taught you that this is what a corporation is supposed to do maximize profit and shareholder value. But the world used to be different. Shareholder vs Stakeholder. Good read.
Obama Hits at Companies Moving Overseas to Avoid Taxes
Business  (tags: Obama administration, taxes, business, corporate, government, ethics, economy, money, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Obama administration took action Monday to discourage corporations from moving their headquarters abroad to avoid U.S. taxes, announcing new rules designed to make such transactions significantly less profitable.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Apple to Go Further to Protect Worker Health and Safety
Business  (tags: worker safety, Apple, supply chains, world, society, money, news, corporate, business, dishonesty, americans, abuse, politics )

Cal
- 16 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
Join Green America in asking Apple to build on its first steps to protect workers and encourage the company to go further to ensure all workers who make its products are safe.
Are Companies That Value Employees More Successful?
Business  (tags: goodjobs, good companies, best companies to work for, news, economy, business, politics, labor, society )

Cal
- 30 days ago - cbsnews.com
For those of us heading back to work Tuesday, you might take note of the 10 million unemployed Americans who wish they could join you. We all want a good job. But what defines "good"?
No More For-Profit Prisons! ACTION
Business  (tags: prison, for profit prisons, money, business, humans, Corrections Corporations of America )

Nancy
- 21 days ago - action.firedoglake.com
A new study uncovered insect-infested and overcrowded cells, understaffed medical personnel, and a 'warehouse and forget' attitude at for-profit prisons like this one.
 

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