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End Predatory Prison Phone Rates!
Business  (tags: phone, communications, prisons, inmates, incarceration, ripoffs, petitions )

- 1 minute ago -
Telephone companies like Global Tel Link and Securus are pocketing millions of dollars from the families of prisoners. Through predatory phone rates and unreasonable fees, these companies prey on the need for families to stay in touch with their...
Tell Mary Jo White To Recuse Herself From Her Conflict of Interest - Petition
Business  (tags: Mary Jo White, petition, recuse, SEC Chair, husband law firm, reporters )

- 12 hours ago -
When reporters exposed their conflict of interest, her husbands law firm tried to quickly scrub its website of evidence it marketed his involvement at the accounting watchdog board but it got caught red handed.
Alabama: Do Not Block Black Votes! - Petition
Business  (tags: Alabama, voter ID, DMV closures, racist, poorer counties, African American counties )

- 12 hours ago -
Alabama 2011 voter ID law blocks voters from the polls if they can not present a photo ID. Most folks use a drivers license for ID now Alabama just closed 31 DMV offices in the mostly Black and poorest counties making it harder for all people to vote.
I Resolve to Buy American-Made in 2015! ACTION US
Business  (tags: Made in America, business, consumers, labor, jobs, money, economy )

- 1 day ago -
If every American committed to spending just $64 on American-made goods this year, 200,000 new jobs would be created!
Ralph Nader: From Consumer Advocate to Museum Impresario
Business  (tags: Ralph Nader, American Museum of Tort Law, Winsted, Conn., consumer advocacy, fighting corporations )

- 2 days ago -
The legendary consumer advocate and former presidential candidate has opened, of all things, a museum in his hometown, the American Museum of Tort Law. Nader made his name using the law to fight corporations.
Corporate Criminals Cheat Because They Don't Fear Jail Time. That Must Change. Now.
Business  (tags: Donald Blankenship, Environment, Eric Holder, financial crash, Fraud, General Motors, Labor, Loretta Lynch, Massey, Mortgage Crisis, Regulation, Toyota, Volkswagen, West Virginia, White Collar Crime )

- 2 days ago -
No more slaps on the wrist. No more getting off with a fine, which is typically levied against the corporation rather than the individual criminal. We need to put the fear of prison time into every suit who is even thinking about cheating.
Exxon Gets Fine, Harsh Criticism for Negligence in Pegasus Pipeline Spill
Business  (tags: Exxon Mobil, ExxonMobil Pipeline Co., Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Ad, Arkansas, Pegasus spill )

- 2 days ago -
Feds levy a $2.6 million fine along with demands that Exxon better monitor the vulnerable structure for potential failure. An aging oil pipeline burst 2 years ago in a quiet Arkansas neighborhood and sent heavy crude oil flowing through the streets.
Disaster Capitalism Is Everywhere
Business  (tags: disasters, greed, evacuation, economic injustice )

- 2 days ago -
A plethora of private companies are profiting from natural or man-made crises - abroad and at home.
Sweden Is Shifting to a 6-Hour Work Day
Business  (tags: business, environment, productivity, working hours, society, Swedenhumans, research )

- 2 days ago -
While impressions of staff being happier and full of energy aren't exactly scientific basis for declaring 6-hour work days as "better" than the 8.7-hour work day, we do have evidence that what we're doing right now isn't working.
Monsanto's Migraine: Big Fiascoes Facing the World's Biggest Seed Company
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, genetic engineering, GMOs, glyphosate, lies, money, Monsanto, politics, roundup, world )

- 2 days ago -
Monsanto has been reeling from a number of setbacks around the globe. Here's a look at some of the main reasons that 2015 has been a giant headache for the biotech giant.
Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA)
Business  (tags: business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, SustainableDevelopment, world )

- 3 days ago -
'The Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) is a neutral, independent, not-for-profit association created to promote lighting solutions that benefit society and businesses in developing and emerging markets.' PLEASE NOTE, SHARE!
Hedge Funds Get Cheap Homes Homeowners Get The Boot
Business  (tags: Hedge Funds, investors, mortgages, government, real estate, homeowners shafted again, homeowners get the boot )

- 3 days ago -
Seven years after the real estate market crashed, major investors are again buying mortgages by the thousands. This time, they are buying from the government at a significant discount.
Tell the FCC: Keep Families Connected End Predatory Prison Phone Rates - Petition
Business  (tags: petition, private phone service, exorbitant rates, prisons, predatory phone rates )

- 3 days ago -
Prison phone service providers will not do it on their own prisons in more than 40 states still contract with private phone service providers with exorbitant rates. Federal intervention is necessary to end predatory prison phone rates everywhere
First Assembling Company for Off-Grid Solar Power in Ethiopia
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, world, investing, SustainableDevelopment )

- 3 days ago -
"Ethiopia is the second largest off-grid market in Sub-Saharan Africa: 68.8 million people live in remote regions. The market potential for the off-grid sector is nearly $ 9 billion USD (Source: OBIN Africa 2014)."

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