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Petition - Ban Plastic Cutlery and Straws in Fast-Food Chains to Protect Our Oceans and Marine Life.
Business  (tags: plastic straws, plastic pollution, fast food chains, environmental damages, marine mammals, prevention of further pollution, stronger protection, alternative materials, Corporate Responsibility, Sustainable Development )

Kalliope
- 28 days ago - change.org
Globally, we throw away 500 million straws a day and according to PlasticOceans.org, we dump 8 million tonnes of single-use plastic in our oceans yearly. Plastic cutlery and straws have an incredibly short usage time, yet take several 100 years to...
Join The Fight To Stop Hannity - Petition
Business  (tags: Sean Hannity, petition, right wing chicanery, lies, propagandist, Trump Administration )

Sheryl
- 3 days ago - mediamatters.nationbuilder.com
Sean Hannity has a long record of right-wing chicanery, lies, and vitriol. But he has morphed into something more dangerous than just a partisan hack heâEUR(TM)s been exposed as a full-blown propagandist who conspires with the Trump administration
Petition: Demand Major Corporations to Stop Using Wilmars Palm Oil in Their Products!
Business  (tags: palm oil products, palm oil usage, major food companies, Environmental destruction, consequences, consumers, animal habitat, Climate Crisis, Deforestration, habitat loss, Corporate Responsibility, alternatives, stronger protection, Sustainable Development )

Kalliope
- 26 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tens of millions of tonnes of palm oil is used annually, and 85% produced in Indonesia and Malaysia, much of it by Agriculture giant Wilmar. The production of wilmar's palm oil results in mass deforestation, habitat loss, climate change, animal cruelty...
Trump Administration Tells Puerto Rico It Is Too Rich For Aid Money
Business  (tags: Puerto Rico, hurricane disaster, assistance, aid money )

Sheryl
- 29 days ago - theintercept.com
The Puerto Rican government has asserted that its state-run power and sewer companies will exhaust funding this month. Nearly half of the islands citizens remain without power.
Petition - Samsung: End Reported Child Labor in Chinese Manufacturing Plants
Business  (tags: Samsung, manufacturing plant, Child Labor, explotative labor, questionable practices, overwork, working conditions, Ethical Treatment, safety standards, harmful chemicals, protection of the vulnerable, People Before Profits, Corporate Responsibility )

Kalliope
- 29 days ago - forcechange.com
End the reported use of child labor in Samsung's Chinese manufacturing plants. Children are reportedly suffering in Chinese manufacturing plants owned by electronic giant Samsung. If true, this goes against Samsung's commitment to an ethical, safe,...
Life in the Gig Economy or The Economics of Desperation
Business  (tags: gig economy, exploitation, weaponized desperation, capitalism )

Sheryl
- 2 days ago - extranewsfeed.com
The newest tool of exploitation is weaponized desperation. For the belief that they will one day rise to the ruling class, workers shed their rights to health, happiness, and dignity. The gig economy is nothing more than a farce which exploits workers
Making a Crypto Utopia in Puerto Rico
Business  (tags: Cryptocurrency, Puerto Rico, experiment, disaster )

Sheryl
- 10 days ago - nytimes.com
We are the tax playground for the rich. We are the test case for anyone who wants to experiment. Outsiders get tax exemptions, and locals can not get permits.
Petition - Tell Ace: Stop Selling Bee-Killing Pesticides!
Business  (tags: ace, bee killing pesticides, selling, bee crisis, environmental consequences, needless killing, prevention of further pollution, prevention of damages, dirty business, Sustainable Development, Corporate Responsibility, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 23 days ago - us.e-activist.com
Ace is the only major garden retailer that has not made a firm commitment to stop selling bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides. And it's the only major garden retailer that hasn't responded to its customers about the actions it is or isn't taking on...
This Cab Drivers Suicide Should Haunt Everybody in the Gig Economy
Business  (tags: taxi driver, Doug Schifter, City Hall, shotgun, suicide, gig economy )

Sheryl
- 8 days ago - alternet.org
Doug Schifter drove a livery cab for most of his adult life. On Monday morning, Schifter stood before City Hall, placed a shotgun to his head and pulled the trigger. Prior to his suicide, he published a lengthy post on Facebook.
Women Would Lose $4.6 Billion in Earned Tips If the Administration's "Tip Stealing" Rule Is Finalized
Business  (tags: working women, tips, Minimum Wage, injustice, low income, stronger regulations, fair wages, hard work, Ethical Treatment, better standards, income protection, Corporate Responsibility, social security )

Kalliope
- 27 days ago - epi.org
The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed a rule that would make it legal for employers to pocket their workersâEUR(TM) tips, as long as they pay those workers at least the minimum wage.
Petition - STOP the Use of Clear Single-Use Bags in Airport Security
Business  (tags: Great Britain, airports, single-use plastic, ban, alternative materials, Environmental Impacts, prevention of further pollution, environmental consequences, Corporate Responsibility, Sustainable Development, changing the system, environmental protection )

Kalliope
- 21 days ago - change.org
I have just watched people being given single-use sealable bags at the airport security this morning and it made me feel ashamed. What happened to making people buy them? What about these bags in the war to ban plastic pollution from our oceans?
Petition: Demand That Europe Approves An EU-Wide Ban on Microbeads
Business  (tags: European Union, microbeads, plastic pollution, alternative materials, Eco-friendly products, ban of microbeads, Corporate Responsibility, consumers, environmental consequences, Sustainable Development, stronger protection laws )

Kalliope
- 25 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Thousands of tonnes of plastic microbeads from cosmetic products wash into the sea every year, where they harm wildlife and can ultimately be eaten by people. The UK recently approved a national ban on the sale and manufacture of products with plastic...
Petition - Add Your Name: Stop Seafood Fraud and Protect Honest Fishermen
Business  (tags: fishing industry, fishermen, honesty, seafood fraud, ocean biodiversity, Local Business, health risks, consumer protection, Sustainable Development, Transparency, traceability, legality, safety supplies, prevention of exploitation, protection act )

Kalliope
- 31 days ago - act.oceana.org
Seafood fraud, or the mislabeling and substitution of seafood, undermines honest domestic fishermen and local seafood businesses, poses a health risk to consumers, and threatens the sustainability of our oceans.
Petition - Applaud McDonald's for Sustainable Efforts
Business  (tags: McDonald's business, Sustainable Packaging, waste reduce, plastic straws, alternative materials, recycled sources, renewables, Eco-friendliness, responsible development, Ethical Business )

Kalliope
- 30 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud McDonald's goal to have all sustainable packaging by 2025. Fast food convenience comes at a heavy price price: waste. The burger wrapping, bags, condiment packets, and, worst of all, straws are used on average for a few minutes and then sent...
Petition - End Slavery in Thailand's Fishing Industry
Business  (tags: thailand, fishery industry, exploitative labor practices, fair pay, trafficking, asia, Ethical Business, Corporate Responsibility, Human Rights Violations, injustice )

Kalliope
- 23 days ago - forcechange.com
Demand fair and safe working conditions for individuals working in Thailand's fishing industry. The fishing industry in Thailand is run by human trafficking and slavery. Workers are trafficked from neighboring nations in Southeast Asia, subject to...
 

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