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Time for Pitchforks: Why The Obscene Wealth Gap Can Only Mean One Thing
Business  (tags: Gates, Buffett, Kochs, Waltons, Zuckerberg, pitchforks, investments, million years )

Dandelion
- 27 days ago - occupy.com
Each of nine individuals Gates, Buffett, 2 Kochs, 4 Waltons, Zuckerberg made, on average, so much from his/her investments since January 2013 that a median American worker would need a quarter of a million years to catch up.
Tell the Walton Family: Stop Your Hypocritical Undercover Campaign To Destroy Rooftop Solar - Petition
Business  (tags: Walton Family, First Solar, ALEC, Koch Brothers, pro fossil fuels, hypocrisy, Arizona, rooftop solar installations )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Their strategy is already working in Arizona, where residential solar installations dropped 40% after Walton family-supported fees were introduced, leading to unprecedented job losses in Arizona's solar industry. Call out Walton's hypocrisy.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Government of Luxembourg: Stop Allowing Global Corporations to Avoid Their Taxes and Clean Up Your System
Business  (tags: corruption, business, government, world, Luxembourg gobernement, corporate tax dodging, society, politics, news )

Cal
- 8 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Let's show Luxembourg's government that we're fed up with them facilitating corporate tax dodging.
Tell Congress: Hold Hearings On the Goldman Sachs Tapes - Petition
Business  (tags: Goldman Sachs Tapes, Petition, Sherrod Brown, Elizabeth Warren, hearings, Congress, Wall Street )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Senators Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown are calling for immediate oversight hearings as soon as Congress returns to work after the elections. There is new proof that little has changed in how regulators behave since the last Wall St. crash of 2008.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Attorney General Eric Holder: No More Excuses. Time for Criminal Charges Against JPMorgan Chase
Business  (tags: corruption, business, Wall Street crime, corporate, politics, government, ethics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Alayne Fleischmann's whistleblower account paints a clear picture of outright fraud at JPMorgan Chase. The Justice Department must immediately announce criminal charges against JP Morgan Chase."
Net Neutrality Stands in the Way of Larger Corporate Profits
Business  (tags: technology, society, business, dishonesty, ethics, Net Neutrality, politics, news )

Cal
- 8 days ago - alternet.org
By creating a special toll-lane system, ISP's will elevate themselves from mere transporters of content to exalted robber barons.
Support L.A. City Council Resolution Backing Gerawan Workers ACTION
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, labor, Gerawan, UFW, human rights, farmer's rights )

Nancy
- 31 days ago - action.ufw.org
Even as state prosecutors press their case before a judge at a Fresno hearing over charges of flagrant labor law violations by Gerawan Farming Inc., hundreds of Gerawan workers from Fresno County and L.A. supporters will press at City Hall for this...
The Sneaky Ways Employers Are Stealing Our Wages
Business  (tags: Corporate wage theft, stealing wages, bottom 95%, America )

Dandelion
- 16 days ago - alternet.org
In America, corporations are systematically stealing our wages. Virtually everyone in the bottom 95% of the income distribution now suffers from wage theft, including you!
End Forced Labour and Abuse of Migrant Workers in South Korea ACTION
Business  (tags: abuse of migrant workers, South Korea, labor, corruption, business, money, human rights, freedoms, world )

Nancy
- 24 days ago - campaigns.amnesty.org
Imagine your food being produced by migrant agricultural workers who are trafficked and work in forced labour conditions. It's what's happening in South Korea. Help us stand by those who grow food and rear animals by taking action to pressure the South...
GREED: Public Prisons, Private Profits
Business  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, corruption, prisons, government, society )

Cal
- 20 days ago - truth-out.org
Services that had previously been provided by the jail or prison, such as medical care, transportation, phone and communication services, food, and even money exchanges, are increasingly handled by private companies.
L.A. City Council Backs Union Contract for Fresno Farmworkers
Business  (tags: corporate, business, Gerawan, farming, LA City Council, union rights, money )

Nancy
- 28 days ago - latimes.com
The best moment of the day was seeing the workers' faces when council members unanimously passed a resolution urging Gerawan to refrain from violating the law and implement its workers' union contract.
Saudi Arabia Is Trying to Sabotage America's Shale Oil Boom
Business  (tags: oil, politics, fracking, Saudi Arabia, oil market )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theweek.com
If it succeeds, it can dampen investor enthusiasm for shale oil in the U.S. and starve companies of the capital they need
'Demoralized and Degraded': Second Bath and Body Works Store Blocks Special Needs Students (TEXT and VIDEOS)
Business  (tags: business, consumers, dishonesty, Special Needs students, Bath and Body Works, ethics, news, society )

CarrieSIC
- 11 days ago - rawstory.com
According to The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 17 special needs students from Fort Zumwalt North High School had taken a field trip to the Chesterfield Mall in Missouri last Thursday to learn life lessons, but they ended up learning the wrong one.
Tony Blair Gets Paid (Again) - Secret $61,000 Per Month Contract With Saudis Revealed
Business  (tags: advisor, Tony Blair, democracy??, socialism??, fortunes, oil industry, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, Tony Blair Associates (TBA), hedging bets )

Evelyn
- 9 days ago - libertyblitzkrieg.com
While thieving bankers and military-industrial complex executives feeding parasitically off the citizenry is bad enough, there's really nothing worse than some two-bit, war criminal, faux humanitarian leveraging death and destruction to make a fortune
PETITION - PLEASE SIGN - Starbucks & Green Mountain Coffee -- Don't Support the Lawsuit Against Vermont
Business  (tags: corporate, business, ethics, GMO, Vermont, Monsanto, sueing State of Vermont, right to know, food labelling law )

Evelyn
- 12 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Starbucks doesn't think you have the right to know what's in your coffee. So it's teamed up with Monsanto to sue the small U.S. state of Vermont to stop you from finding out.
 

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