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Stephen Hawking: Our Attitude Towards Wealth Played a Crucial Role in Brexit. We Need a Rethink
Business  (tags: European Union, EU referendum, Foreign policy, Climate change )

Judy
- 10 hours ago - theguardian.com
"... we need to understand why British people made the choice that they did. I believe that wealth, the way we understand it and the way we share it, played a crucial role in their decision."
Ecuador Pays $112 Million Award to Chevron in 4-Decade-Old Contract Dispute
Business  (tags: Ecuador, Chevron, contract dispute, oil drilling, Amazon rainforest, environmental harm, massive damage, toxic waste, President Rafael Correa, Hague arbitration court, US Supreme Court, bilateral investment treaty, transnational corporations )

LucyKalei
- 3 days ago - portside.org
Ecuador first rejected US SupremeCourt ruling ordering them to pay oil giant a $96-M award for breach of contract. Ecuador'd accused Chevron of knowingly causing irreparable environmental harm with thousands of oil spills & terminated their contract.
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
- 6 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...
Activists Defeat Anti-BDS Legislation in Massachusetts
Business  (tags: BDS international, BDS South Africa, Palestine, Gaza Strip siege-occupation, BDS campaign, world, americans, money, marketing, news, investments, finance, usa )

Jess
- 7 days ago - electronicintifada.net
An anti-boycott amendment was withdrawn in the Massachusetts senate on 14 July following a campaign by Palestine solidarity groups
The Myth of the Job Creators
Business  (tags: job creator, Donald Trump, myth, Nick Hanauer )

Dandelion
- 8 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.
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
- 8 days ago - theguardian.com
Mark Johnson and a colleague allegedly defrauded clients and manipulated the foreign exchange market to benefit themselves and their bank.
Roger Ailes Resigns as Fox News Chief After Sexual Harassment Accusations
Business  (tags: Roger Alies, sexual misconduct, resignation, media, ethics, dishonesty, business, government, news )

Cal
- 8 days ago - yahoo.com
The news chief exits the network after a 20-year career building Fox News into a ratings titan and financial powherhouse for boss Rupert Murdoch.
Attorney General Lynch: Stop the Dow-DuPont Megamerger
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, Dow Chemical, DuPont, ethics, humans, money )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - actionnetwork.org
To: Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Stop the Dow-DuPont merger! This merger is clearly just a way for DuPont to line Wall Street pockets while hiding the money they owe for poisoning us with C-8. It is your duty to protect us from gr
America Is Being Economically Disemboweled
Business  (tags: Carrier, Jim Hightower, Indianapolis, Mexico, NAFTA, removal jobs, destruction of middle class, disemboweled )

Dandelion
- 9 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.
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
- 11 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...
Gazas Erez Crossing Open to Commercial Traffic for First Time Since 2007
Business  (tags: Gaza Strip, Erez crossing, news )

Jess
- 12 days ago - palestinemonitor.org
Israeli officials announced Wednesday the official opening of the Erez crossing between Israel and the northern edge of the Gaza Strip to commercial traffic, after nine years
10 Million Shekels, the Cost of Judaizing the New Gate of O. Jerusalem
Business  (tags: Old City of Occupied Jerusalem, Palestine, East Jerusalem, occupation, tourism, New Gate )

Jess
- 12 days ago - english.palinfo.com
Israeli media sources revealed that Israeli authorities have started a Judaization project of the New Gate area in the Old City of Occupied Jerusalem
Stock Market Headwinds Meant Less Generous Year for Some CEOs
Business  (tags: world, society, news, money, lies, labor, investors, investments, humans, finance, ethics, economy, dishonesty, corruption, corporate, business, abuse, EPI, Stock market, CEOs, 276 times, work, $15.5 million )

Darren
- 12 days ago - epi.org
What this report finds: In 2015, CEOs in America's largest firms made an average of $15.5 million in compensation, which is 276 times the annual average pay of the typical 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
- 12 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.
How Business School Is a Driving Force in America's Increasingly Unequal Society
Business  (tags: corporations, businesses, companies, greed, exploitation )

Freya
- 13 days ago - alternet.org
Students are still taught to extract resources from workers, taxpayers and the real economy.
 

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