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Racist McDonaldâEUR(TM)s Bosses FIRE 10 Workers ACTION
Business  (tags: racism, McDonald's, Virginia, human rights, business, corporate, money, consumers )

Nancy
- 3 hours ago - lowpayisnotok.org
Today, I'm filing suit against McDonald's, along with 9 of my former coworkers, for firing us on racist grounds. Will you stand with us?
Not Lovin' It: McDonald's Falls Flat at Enhancing Its Public Image
Business  (tags: McDonald's, fast food, injustice, labor, wages, protests )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - alternet.org
The company's PR initiatives can't disguise its unfair labor practices.
How Palm Oil, Fruit Bats and Deforestation Could Be Linked to Ebola Epidemic
Business  (tags: ebola, palm oil, fruit bats, deforestation, fatalities, world, death, disease, ecosystems, environment, money, Sime Darby and Olam )

Nancy
- 17 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Researchers from the University of Minnesota, Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of United Nations and other institutions recently hypothesized that severe changes in the forest ecosystems disrupted an equilibrium that has been keeping the virus...
Thank You, Emergency Fund: Letter From a Grateful Millennial
Business  (tags: emergency fund, letter, vet, expenses, business, consumers, economy, finance, money, society )

Lone
- 18 hours ago - kalihawlk.com
Spending thousands of dollars at the vet is never going to be fun, but thatâEUR(TM)s why we decided to work together, right? To handle these unexpected expenses that pop up at the worst of times to pop our bubbles.
And the Lifetime Award for Shameful Corporate Behavior Goes to... Chevron
Business  (tags: World, Climate, Chevron, Big Oil, Environment )

Judy
- 21 hours ago - commondreams.org
As World Economic Forum gathers in Davos, satirical ceremony nearby recognizes corporate criminals
The Economy and the Environment: Do We Have to Choose?
Business  (tags: business, economy, environment, finance, money, politics, ethics, government, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment )

Michael
- 21 hours ago - publications.mcgill.ca
Associate professor of economics Chris Ragan believes that environmentally friendly policies help the economy, not hinder it. His new Ecofiscal Commission will be forcefully making that argument to Canada's governments over the next few years.
Google Fix Your Anti Gay Translator - Petition
Business  (tags: google, gay, translate, petition )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - go.allout.org
In Google Translate, the word gay throws up hateful insults. As a company with a pro-equality record, please remove all anti-gay slurs from your translation.
Raise the Minimum Wage for Servers!
Business  (tags: wages, servers, minimum wage, income, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 1991, the minimum wage for servers was $2.13 an hour. Fourteen years later, it is still at that level. Servers have to pay taxes on their pitiful earnings, so often their only real income is from tips.
If You'Ve Ever Been A Server In America
Business  (tags: servers, wait staff, working poor, tips, poverty wages, starvation wages )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Many are shocked to discover the majority of American servers are making $2.13 per hour base pay. In addition to poor wages, most servers receive no benefits, no overtime pay, no sick pay, no sick days, no vacations (paid/unpaid), and no insurance.
S&P Lowered Standards on Ratings, SEC Says
Business  (tags: Standard Poors Bond Rating Service, economy, ethics, dishonesty, marketing, business, usa, SEC, New York, Massachusetts, financial crisis, DOJ, fines, suspension )

Lynn
- 2 days ago - wsj.com
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services softened standards to win business and misled investors long after the end of the 2008 financial crisis, regulators said Wednesday as they announced a settlement over the firm's bond-grading methods.
Winston Churchill Anniversary: Major Events Marking 50 Years of His Death Launch Today
Business  (tags: Sir .Winston Churchill, 50th anniversary, death, funeral, rememberance )

Beatrice
- 3 days ago - independent.co.uk
Sir Winston Churchill is to be honoured with a "major international celebration" marking the 50th anniversary of his death, with events ranging from a remembrance service to the launch of a 'warts and all' website mentioning his hostility to Mahatma
China's Economic Growth Was Slowest in 24 Years | Al Jazeera America
Business  (tags: China, economy, growth, slow, trend, weak expansion )

Kathryn
- 4 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
China's economic growth grew 7.4 percent in 2014, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday, undershooting the government's 7.5 percent target and the weakest expansion in 24 years.
The UK Is Outlawing Homelessness....
Business  (tags: crime, government, news, law, police, politics, society, safety, economy, housing, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, ethics, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, society, law )

James
- 5 days ago - streetskitchen.co.uk
It seems to be happening everywhere. If you thought it was bad here in the U.S.A. wait, It is just as bad across the pond.
Monsanto, The People of Maui Want Nothing to Do With You or With GMO! PETITION - PLEASE SIGN!
Business  (tags: Maui, Hawai, moratorium on GMO, threats )

Evelyn
- 5 days ago - action.sumofus.org
(It's in French) - In December, the people of Maui voted a moratorium on GMO. The next day, Monsanto announced they would take the islanders to court for this democratic decision. See Monsanto strikes back after Maui voters support GMO moratorium
Tax Wall Street to Support Main Street - Petition
Business  (tags: Tax, Wall Street, Main Street, close loopholes, help working families )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - dailykos.com
Close tax loopholes that benefit the one percent and impose new fees on Wall Street high rollers to pay for new tax credits for working families. The proposal would shift a whopping $1.2 trillion from the one percent to working families next 10 years.
 

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