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A Fed For The People - Petition
Business  (tags: Federal Reserve, the Fed, DNC, platform, Wall St, petition )

Dandelion
- 29 days ago - thepeoplesfed.org
Urge the Democratic National Committee to call for a Federal Reserve that works for the public, not just Wall Street, in its platform.
Taking on America's Prison Profiteers
Business  (tags: Prisons For Profit, juvenile prisons, Tallulah, corruption, Trans-American Development, Juvenile Justice Reform Act, Grace Bauer-Lubow )

Nancy
- 10 days ago - inequality.org
I once saw a GEO memo to shareholders that talked about how it made sense to invest in private prisons in Louisiana because the state had an increasing population of kids in the juvenile system that would be fed into the adult system, ensuring a large...
America Is Being Economically Disemboweled
Business  (tags: Carrier, Jim Hightower, Indianapolis, Mexico, NAFTA, removal jobs, destruction of middle class, disemboweled )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - alternet.org
Carrier moves plant from Indianapolis to Mexico, destroying working-class livelihoods in the process. The carnage on working class Americans will not stop until we actually start punishing these corporate malefactors.
The Myth of the Job Creators
Business  (tags: job creator, Donald Trump, myth, Nick Hanauer )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - truth-out.org
The language and metaphors we use to defend the current economic and social arrangements is telling. It is a small jump from job creator to the creator. This language was not chosen by accident.
Jill Stein Appeared on Fox News Made Their Heads Explode   video
Business  (tags: Fox News, Dr. Jill Stein, The Green Party, humanist report, student debt )

Dandelion
- 12 days ago - youtube.com
Dr. Jill Stein of The Green Party holds her own with the Conservative talks show hosts. Listening to her we can all learn how to combat these same right wing talking points. Go Jill!
Ticking Time Bombs Of Defective Parts In Oil Pipelines
Business  (tags: Kinder-Morgan, Enbridge, TransCanada, Canadoil Asia, Ezeflow Canada, defective parts, pipelines, Canada, The National Energy Board, Trans Mountain pipeline )

Judy
- 20 days ago - popularresistance.org
Canada's pipeline watchdog has given two of North America's largest energy companies up to six months to fix what industry insiders have described as a series of "ticking time bombs."
FBI Arrests Senior HSBC Banker Accused of Rigging Multibillion Dollar Deal
Business  (tags: HSBC, UK, money fraud, Mark Johnson, Stuart Scott, manipulated foreign exchange )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
Mark Johnson and a colleague allegedly defrauded clients and manipulated the foreign exchange market to benefit themselves and their bank.
Democracy in Peril Twenty Years of Media Consolidation Under the Telecommunications Act
Business  (tags: media, Telecommunications Act of 1996, dominant media, Wall Street, corporate media, Bill Clinton )

Dandelion
- 21 days ago - truth-out.org
Wall Street sinister influence on the political process has been major topic during this presidential campaign. However the role that the media industry plays in Washington poses a comparable threat to our democracy and seldom discussed in dominant media
Most Americans Believe the Economy Is Rigged Against Them
Business  (tags: economy, US workers, Gerald Epstein, rigged economy, Americans, neoliberal government, Corporations, banks )

Dandelion
- 16 days ago - therealnews.com
Economist Gerald Epstein says U.S. workers are beginning to realize that their hardship is due to underlying workings of corporations, the banks, and neoliberal economic policies that are against their interest.
Has the Fracking Industry Already Won The 2016 Elections?
Business  (tags: Fracking, fossil fuels, americans, cover-up, US courts, SustainableDevelopment, corruption )

Fiona
- 27 days ago - desmogblog.com
On June 21st, a federal judge ruled that the Interior Department does not have the authority to regulate fracking on federal lands. What does that mean? Please note, comment, forward
As World Burns, Richest Nations Can't Decide When to End Fossil Fuel Handouts
Business  (tags: World, Climate, U.S., G20, Environment, Fossil Fuels, Big Oil, COP21, Oil Change International )

Judy
- 25 days ago - commondreams.org
Despite ambitious pledges, global energy ministers could not agree on a target date to phase out billions in subsidies to dirty energy
Report: DOJ Overruled Recommendation to Prosecute HSBC
Business  (tags: HSBC, Report, House Republicans, Committee on Financial Services, money laundering, sanctions violations, DOJ, Eric Holder, Obama administration, Treasury Dept, UK, Financial Services Authority, Too Big to Fail, no prosecution, settlement )

Judy
- 17 days ago - usatoday.com
Top DOJ officials overruled their staffers' recommendation to prosecute HSBC Holdings for money laundering in 2012, concerned that criminal charges against the British bank "would have serious adverse consequences on the financial system".
Shrimp Slaves Wait for Justice 8 Months After Thai Raid
Business  (tags: slavery, shrimp industry, human trafficking, Thailand, Burmese migrant workers )

Judy
- 27 days ago - hosted.ap.org
"I feel like I've been victimized three times. Once in the shrimp shed, the second time in ... jail and now again in the shelter," Tin Nyo Win said on a mobile phone smuggled in by another Burmese worker.
Don't Let Nestlé Build a Water-Bottling Plant in the Middle of the Desert - PLEASE SIGN-
Business  (tags: nestle, water-bottling facility, phoenix, arizona, sonoran desert, destruction, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, americans, business, corporate, society )

Lone
- 11 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
Nestlé wants to build a $35 million water-bottling facility in sunbaked Phoenix, Arizona in the middle of the Sonoran Desert.
Did Industry Ties Lead Democratic Party Platform Committee to Nix Fracking Ban?
Business  (tags: Bill Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, FracRock International, Carol Browner, Wendy Sherman, Madeleine Albright, DNC, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, EcoStim Energy Solutions, fracking )

Judy
- 5 days ago - desmogblog.com
Revealed: two members of the committee chosen by Hillary Clinton work for a consulting, lobbying and investment firm with a financial stake in fracking. Albright Stonebridge Group, founded and run by Bill Clinton's SOS Madeline Albright...
 

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