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Neoliberal Economists: Against Bernie Sanders and Common Sense
Business  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Financial Transactions Tax, Election2016, Neoliberal Economists, Single Payer Health Care, US & Canada )

Judy
- 27 days ago - telesurtv.net
Example of Sanders' common sense: A true financial transactions tax, at tax rates of 0.25 percent to 2.5 percent, can pay for all of a single-payer health care program in the U.S. and still have hundreds of billions left over.
The Great Fish Swap How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply
Business  (tags: The Great Fish Swap, economic, David Bianculli, NPR, TV Worth Watching, Paul Greenberg, health, human slavery, environmental concerns, shrimp, oysters, salmon )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - npr.org
Whether you eat fish or not this article will show you how this impacts many areas from the economy, environment to human slavery. If you do eat fish some tips on what to look for and what you may be eating. Listen or read the transcript.
Tell the Arizona Chamber to Remove Private Prison Company, CCA, From Its Membership ACTION
Business  (tags: private prison companies, CCA, conflict of interest, Arizona, taxpayers, imprisoned immigrants )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - notonemoredeportation.com
Governor Doug Ducey signed HB2451 into law on March 30th 2016. The new law ensures undocumented people stay in jail longer and is expected to cost $17,000,000.00 to Arizona taxpayers according to the Arizona Department of Corrections.
Warren and Wasserman Schultz Clash Over Payday Lenders
Business  (tags: Wasserman Schultz, Florida law, Nick Bourke, Elizabeth Warren, Pew Charitable Trusts, CFPB, payday loans )

Dandelion
- 19 days ago - msnbc.com
Wasserman Schultz says the Florida law should serve as a model for the CFPB. Consumer groups say the Florida model has failed. Nick Bourke of the Pew Charitable Trusts said the CFPB should instead follow the approach of Colorado.
SIGN PLEASE! World Leaders: Clamp Down on Tax Havens and Stop the Abuse of Our Tax Systems.
Business  (tags: corruption, abuse, tax havens, taxes, world, business, economy, dishonesty, corporate, ethics )

Cal
- 20 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
WhatâEUR(TM)s the big takeaway from the Panama Papers? That thereâEUR(TM)s a set of tax rules for the wealthy elite, and another for the rest of us.
PETITION - Stop Selling Products Made With Fur and Angora Wool
Business  (tags: Fur Fashion Industry, Fur Clothing, angora rabbit fur, accessories wholesale, tortured animals, barbaric animal cruelty, prevention of cruelty to animals, animal welfare and rights, ban of fur products, dirty business )

Sabine
- 13 days ago - forcechange.com
Major fashion retailer Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) currently actively supports the grotesque abuse and torture of animals raised on fur and angora farms by selling a number of products, from hats to socks, made with real fur and angora wool.
Fed Up
Business  (tags: Federal Reserve Bank, Corporation, main street, wall street, economy isn't working, Oligarchy )

Dandelion
- 14 days ago - whatrecovery.org
Join the campaign to create an economy that works for all of us. The decisions of the Fed are too important to leave to major corporations and Wall Street.
Petition - Monsanto's Glyphosate: Tell the EU to Ban It Now!
Business  (tags: glyphosate-based herbicide, monsanto, carcinogenic chemicals, ban of harmful chemicals, responsibility, longterm health consequences, stronger protection laws, prevention of further pollution, prevention of damages, environmental protection, Food Safety )

Sabine
- 17 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Glyphosate is everywhere - the world's best-selling herbicide is slowly poisoning the environment and our food supply. The World Health Organization classified it as a probable carcinogen, but that's not stopping the EU from wanting to approve its use...
PETITION : End Alleged Horrific and Routine Animal Cruelty on Tyson Foods Farms.
Business  (tags: abuse, consumers, corporate, dishonesty )

Monika
- 27 days ago - forcechange.com
Case of Tyson Foods, which is the largest meat producer in the world. Some of the discoveries made about the farm from the investigation include farm workers clubbing animals to the death, breaking their dogs, and leaving sick animals to die ...
Watch American Student Loan Debt Grow $2,726 Every Second
Business  (tags: student debt, student loan debt, federal reserve, economic drag, burden, decades to pay off, Elders in debt )

Dandelion
- 29 days ago - marketwatch.com
This burden is likely preventing many of these Americans from buying houses and cars and fueling economic growth in other ways, according to research from the New York Federal Reserve and others. Only 37% of borrowers are actually paying down this debt.
Equal Pay Day: When, Where and Why Women Earn Less Than Men
Business  (tags: salaries, women's pay, business, society )

Cal
- 16 days ago - cnn.com
It's Equal Pay Day, and it's the day that, if you're a woman, your earnings have finally caught up with what men were paid the previous year
Banks Are About to Get Worse
Business  (tags: americans, consumers, finance, investments, money, politics, foreclosures )

Cheryl A.
- 28 days ago - brasschecktv.com
"The next time the banks fail (and count on it, they will fail again), instead of bailouts banks will be allowed to reach in to depositor accounts to cover their losses. This is not a conspiracy theory. These are the new laws." Peace.
This Company Makes Cutlery Made of Sugarcane That's Stronger Than Plastic & Good for the Earth
Business  (tags: sugarcane waste, bagasse, disposable cutlery, substitute, plastics, biodegradable, environment friendly )

Evelyn
- 12 days ago - thebetterindia.com
In the race to reduce white pollution in India, many startups are finding alternatives to plastic. Bagasse, the fibrous remains left after extracting sugarcane juice, can be used to make disposable cutlery.
Petition: Label Palm Oil Products!
Business  (tags: product labeling, right to know, right to choose, Transparency, information, fairness, honesty, consumers, business, responsibility )

Sabine
- 25 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Currently Palm Oil is produced unethically concerning the destruction of the rainforest and treatment of workers. It is also not labelled clearly on food and products and is often listed as "vegetable oil".
Worldwide, Jaws Drop to 'Panama Papers' Leak
Business  (tags: dark money, worldwide corruption, Mossack Fonseca, tax havens, 40 years of data, investigation, leak, world leaders, criminals, celebrities, sports figures, SZ, ICIJ, "Panama Papers" )

Judy
- 24 days ago - usatoday.com
Sunday's jaw-dropping "Panama Papers" leak, which shows a global network of offshore companies helping the wealthy hide their assets, is already being called "the Wikileaks of the mega-rich."
 

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