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Create a New Tax System That Does Not Favor Only the Wealthy - Petition
Business  (tags: petition, taxes, tax the rich, wealthy, new tax system )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - bullhorn.nationofchange.org
When Bill Clinton was elected president the 400 highest-earning taxpayers in America paid nearly 27 percent of their income in federal taxes by 2012 it was 17 percent. 60 percent of the tax breaks in the Ryan plan would go to the top 1% Trumps plan 37%
North Dakota Fracking Co Slapped With $2.1mn Fine Over Pollution of Native American Reservation
Business  (tags: usa, North Dakota, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, Environmental Protection Agency, North Dakota oil drilling company, Slawson Exploration Co, pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, vapor, storage tanks )

Evelyn
- 10 days ago - rt.com
"This settlement puts Next Generation Compliance technologies to work to reduce air pollution across communities in North Dakota, including on tribal lands" Fine 2.1mn AND agreed to spend about $4.1 million system upgrades + $2mn to fund environment ...
The Spiritually Dead Gatekeepers of Mainstream News
Business  (tags: matrix, media, dead gatekeepers, independent journalism, wither on the vein )

Dandelion
- 31 days ago - wakingtimes.com
I fully understand that media outlets black out stories that would endanger their own advertising dollars. But that is just the beginning of the true reason the major newspapers and television networks decline to run pieces that would once again make them
The Fossil Fuel Industry Needs Our Consent. We Can and Must Refuse to Give It
Business  (tags: Climate, Solutions, U.S., People's Climate, Fossil Fuels, ExxonKnew, People Power )

Judy
- 23 days ago - commondreams.org
Only by greatly reducing the use of the dirtiest energy now can we continue using some oil and gas for another decade or two.
'Supervillian' Rex Tillerson Also Runs This Tax-Hating US-Russian Oil Company
Business  (tags: U.S., Rex Tillerson, ExxonKnew, Taxation, Donald Trump, Russia, Big Oil )

Judy
- 29 days ago - commondreams.org
Leaked documents show Trump's nominee for Secretary of State is director of subsidiary based in Bahamas
Tell Tim Hortons to Make a Bigger Impact on Reducing WASTE - PETITION -
Business  (tags: Tim Hortons, reducing waste, waste reduction, business, consumers, ethics, money )

Lone
- 24 days ago - change.org
Tim Hortons is not making a big enough impact on waste reduction. How many cups do you suppose are disposed of in any given day?
Jane Fonda Withdraws All Her Money From Wells Fargo in #BankExit #DefundDAPL   video
Business  (tags: DAPL, #NoDAPL, Wells Fargo, Jane Fonda, withdrawal of dunds, Lily Tomlin, Dolores Huerta, Frances Fisher, Lydia Ponce, Mike Farrel, Jay Ponti, Standing Rock )

Evelyn
- 24 days ago - youtu.be
Jane Fonda withdraws all her funds from Wells Fargo in protest of the bank's funding of the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock, N. Dakota. Joining her were Lily Tomlin, Dolores Huerta, Frances Fisher, Lydia Ponce, Mike Farrel, Jay Ponti, & 500 water
Investors Delay $2 Billion Purchase of Dakota Access Pipeline Stake
Business  (tags: usa, Dakota Access pipeline, Securities and Exchange Commission, Enbridge Energy Partners, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, $2 billion stake, delay, Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) )

Evelyn
- 8 days ago - democracynow.org
If they "thought that completion of the pipeline was a done deal, the money would have been a done deal too. This means they are worried and are not feeling secure enough to turn over their cash putting even more financial pressure on ETP"
New Infographic Shows How Only 10 Companies Control Every Brand We Know
Business  (tags: food, monopolies, corporations, Behind the Brands )

Freya
- 13 days ago - nationofchange.org
An infographic based off of Oxfam's newly released report shows how only 10 companies control nearly all of the food and beverage brands we know.
10 Indigenous and Environmental Struggles You Can Support in 2017
Business  (tags: usa, canada, North America, pipelines, Black Snake, resistance, indigenous people's territories, energy companies, environmental risks )

Evelyn
- 8 days ago - ilrtoday.ca
The places that need help most, and all ways to support them. The Black Snake is not yet dead. Far from it. Obama and Trudeau administrations have approved several other pipeline projects slated to run across indigenous territories from Canada to the U.S
Chris Hedges: Defying Donald Trump's Kleptocracy
Business  (tags: america, chuck schumer, betsy devos, cabinet, donald trump, eric prince, fannie & freddie, goldman sachs, kleptocracy, obamacare, republicans, social security, va, wall st )

Judy
- 15 days ago - truthdig.com
Trump will attempt to unleash a kleptocracy -- the word comes from the Greek klepto, meaning thieves, and kratos, meaning rule, so it is literally "rule by thieves".
Christmas Comes Early: Canadian Tire Subsidiaries Dropping Fur
Business  (tags: Canadian Tire, subsidiaries, business, ethics )

Lone
- 31 days ago - thefurbearers.com
It was hard to believe, but itâEUR(TM)s true: Canadian Tire Corporation has decided to drop fur from their subsidiaries Sport Chek and Atmosphere across Canada.
Texas Wineries Worry EPA Approval of Monsanto, Dow Herbicides Will 'Kill' Industry
Business  (tags: Wineries )

Michael
- 11 days ago - ecowatch.com
Wineries in Texas are worried that federal approval of two highly volatile and drift-prone herbicides used on neighboring genetically modified (GMO) cotton fields will cause widespread damage to their vineyards
100 CEOs Have as Much Retirement Wealth as 41% of American Families
Business  (tags: retirement, savings, economic injustice, income inequality, greed )

Freya
- 30 days ago - alternet.org
Everyone should be able to enjoy their golden years - not just former CEOs and presidents.
 

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