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Franklin Templeton: Stop Investing in Lethal Injection ACTION
Business  (tags: death penalty, Franklin Templeton, profits, innocence, big pharma, business, ethics, money )

Nancy
- 22 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Mutual fund Franklin Templeton is the largest institutional investor in a pharmaceutical company that is profiting from the death penalty.
If You Own a Pitchfork, You Will Grab It When You See This Chart
Business  (tags: pitchfork, bonus, minimum wage, income gap, Wall Street )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - motherjones.com
In 2014, Wall Streets bonus pool was roughly double the combined earnings of all Americans working full-time jobs at minimum wage.
Stop Christie's Scandalous Settlement With Oil Giant Exxon! PETITION!!
Business  (tags: pollution, destruction, ecosystems, environment, wildlife, water, nature, healthconditions, habitat, government, energy, republicans, news, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, society, safety, sadness, politics, rights, law, interesting, crime, culture, busin )

Robert
- 19 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Exxon donated nearly $2 million to a group that financed NJ Governor Chris Christie's election campaigns. Then, Christie decided to settle a $9 billion lawsuit against Exxon for $225 million -- just 3% of the damages it should pay.
Say No To A Rubber Stamp For New Trade Deals
Business  (tags: NAFTA, TPP, eroding wages, Corporations, jobs overseas )

Dandelion
- 11 days ago - notppfasttrack.com
NAFTA badly hurt the American middle class, sending untold thousands of our jobs overseas eroding wages for others; while benefitting huge, multinational corporations. Now Congress is being asked not to even look at the TPP Trade Deal. No rubber stamping
Say NO to GMO Apples!
Business  (tags: GMO Foods, GMO AGRICULTURE, healthcare, business, supply chains, McDonald's, farming, consumers, dishonesty, humans, purchasing )

Sabine
- 20 days ago - action.foe.org
Thanks to pressure from thousands of people like you, McDonald's and Gerber - two of the biggest purchasers of apples - have already confirmed that they have no plans to sell GMO apples. Their commitments will help keep this risky product off the market.
Tenn. GOPer Slams Volkswagen: Creating 200,000 Jobs Is 'Intentionally' a 'Magnet for Unionized Labor' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Business  (tags: Americans, workers, labor force, UAW, ethics, corporate, business, consumers, unions, organized labor, Tennesse, economy, government, money, humans, politics )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - rawstory.com
According to Chattanooga Times Free Press, Watson told the state Senate Commerce Committee that approving $165.8 million in tax incentives for Volkswagen was dangerous because unions could change the "culture" of Tennessee.
Pain From The Grain: Corn Belt Towns Languish As Prices Drop
Business  (tags: business, economy, farming )

Cal
- 10 days ago - npr.org
Across the country, a number of farmers are likely to take a big pay cut this year. Nationwide, the U.S. Department of Agriculture expects farmers will earn a third less than they did last year.
Require That Meat Produced From Animals Fed Antibiotics Be Labeled Accordingly.
Business  (tags: labeling food, Human Health, healthcare, disease, prevention, protection, safety, dishonesty, consumers, politics )

Sabine
- 29 days ago - change.org
Most antibiotics sold in this country are fed to farmed animals rather than to treat human disease. These antibiotics are mixed in with the food and water fed to the pigs, cows, and chickens who become the meat we eat.
Kenya: Truckers Held at Gunpoint for Protesting Over 24 Hour Shifts ACTION
Business  (tags: human rights, Tarek Sultan, Kenya, abuse, Agility, truck drivers, labor, business )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
Over the weekend truck drivers in Kenya working for Agility global integrated logistics were beaten, abducted at gunpoint and forced to drive their trucks to a company workshop.
Get Ready For TTIP - Petition   video
Business  (tags: TTIP, Petition, Corporations, Trade Agreements )

Dandelion
- 11 days ago - youtube.com
In a world full of challenges, where democracy has been fought for around the globe, some people took action to make things even worse. Get ready for TTIP, the biggest bilateral agreement ever between US and EU, designed by corporations for corporations.
Tell Congress To Protect American Workers -- No Fast Track! - Petition
Business  (tags: Trade Agreements, TPP, TTIP, NAFTA, CAFTA, lost jobs, special interests )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - prioritizejobs.com
One study found that NAFTA displaced nearly 700,000 American jobs. CAFTA in the mid-2000s led to more than 50,000 American workers losing their jobs. Too often, free trade agreements are a feast for special interests, working Americans left with scraps.
Child Worker Dies on IPhone 5C Production Line
Business  (tags: cell phones, production risks, dangers, cover-up, humans, iPhone, tablets, deaths )

Evelyn
- 12 days ago - chinalaborwatch.org
China Labor Watch (CLW) has obtained information that confirms the recent sudden deaths of several workers at Pegatron (Shanghai) Ltd Co., a factory primarily making cell phones and tablet PCs for Apple. Pegatron never carried out in-depth investigations
New Film Explores Loss of Seed Diversity ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Business  (tags: farming, seed diversity, food, world, Sustainable Development, corporate, money, society, ethics, news, humans, government, politics, abuse )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Open Sesame illuminates what is at stake when seeds are patented and controlled by large corporation, and the film features different approaches that enterprising farmers are using to preserve seeds and foster diversity.
'You Will Need to Watch Your Back': The Cowardly Note Threatening Aussie Woman's Family for Developing App That Shows Which Prod
Business  (tags: Australia, app, palm oil content, not-for-profit, Palm Oil Investigations, threats, letter, anonymous )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The free app - developed by Palm Oil Investigations (not-for-profit) over the past 12 months - will inform consumers about the palm oil content of the products available on supermarket shelves. Threats address the President and her daughter.
 

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