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Tell Congress To Protect American Workers -- No Fast Track! - Petition
Business  (tags: Trade Agreements, TPP, TTIP, NAFTA, CAFTA, lost jobs, special interests )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - prioritizejobs.com
One study found that NAFTA displaced nearly 700,000 American jobs. CAFTA in the mid-2000s led to more than 50,000 American workers losing their jobs. Too often, free trade agreements are a feast for special interests, working Americans left with scraps.
Kenya: Truckers Held at Gunpoint for Protesting Over 24 Hour Shifts ACTION
Business  (tags: human rights, Tarek Sultan, Kenya, abuse, Agility, truck drivers, labor, business )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
Over the weekend truck drivers in Kenya working for Agility global integrated logistics were beaten, abducted at gunpoint and forced to drive their trucks to a company workshop.
'You Will Need to Watch Your Back': The Cowardly Note Threatening Aussie Woman's Family for Developing App That Shows Which Prod
Business  (tags: Australia, app, palm oil content, not-for-profit, Palm Oil Investigations, threats, letter, anonymous )

Evelyn
- 5 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The free app - developed by Palm Oil Investigations (not-for-profit) over the past 12 months - will inform consumers about the palm oil content of the products available on supermarket shelves. Threats address the President and her daughter.
Sign the Petition to Newmont Mining, Demanding That the Corporation Leave MáXima and Her Neighbours in Peace!
Business  (tags: Mining Industry, Gold mining, bad business, Habitat Destruction, farming families, farming, environment, pollution, Human Rights )

Sabine
- 3 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Máxima Acuña de Chaupe has been fighting for years to save her land and her community. Newmont Mining is determined to destroy both for a massive, open-pit gold mine - which would drain four mountain lakes in an arid farming region.
State of California: Ban Nestlé and Other Corporations From Sucking California Dry.
Business  (tags: water supply, water resources, water-saving, dirty business, making money, SustainableDevelopment, water consumption, water corporations, politics, law, environment, americans )

Sabine
- 6 days ago - action.sumofus.org
California will run out of water very soon. According to NASA's new report, California only has enough water to get it through the next year. People are under strict water-saving measures; farmers are struggling to keep their crops alive.
Fair Employment Champion Urges Lower Protection for Palestinian Workers Than Israeli Law
Business  (tags: American businesses, 'Holy Land Principles', safety, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, corporate, corruption, abuse, labor, law, lies, ethics, dishonesty, humans, politics, society, news, money )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Shareholders of three firms ~ GE, Corning and Intel ~ are scheduled to vote during April and May on whether or not they should approve the so-called Holy Land Principles.
Jordan Will Sign Agreement With Russia to Build Nuclear Reactor
Business  (tags: Energy, Nuclear Energy, Jordan, Russia, Rosatom )

Brian
- 7 days ago - bloomberg.com
Rosatom will finance 49.9 percent of the project, including two plants with capacity to generate 2,000 megawatts of power. Jordan will own the rest.
How Important Is The Sunni-Shiite Divide In The Middle East?
Business  (tags: world, Middle-East, oil, oil pipelines, Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Sunnis, Shites, money, politics, law, government, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - ibtimes.com
Amid escalating conflict in Yemen and battles in Iraq and Syria, many wonder how the Middle East became seeded with such conflict. One argument frequently made is that of a sectarian division between Sunni and Shiite Muslims.
France-Based Firm Pulls Out of Israeli Cable Car Project in Jerusalem
Business  (tags: Suez Environnement, BDS, jerusalem, cable car project, occupation, settlement expansion, Palestinian evictions-land thefts, apartheid state regime, business, corporate, news, usa, americans, world )

Jess
- 3 days ago - english.pnn.ps
"To avoid any political interpretation, Suez Environnement has decided not to take part in this project," it said.
Fukushima Uses UN Conference to Promote Its Food Safety
Business  (tags: Fukushima, Farmers, Agriculture, UN Conference, Risk Reduction, Food Safety )

Brian
- 7 days ago - voanews.com
Japanese safety standards are 10-times stricter for levels of radioactive cesium than in the United States and Europe.
3 Vile Myths Too Many Food Companies Are Shoving Down Our Throats. Gross.
Business  (tags: agriculture, business, farmers, myths, food production, technology, genetic engineering, pesticides, Food corporations )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - upworthy.com
Myth #1: We need technology like genetic engineering and pesticides to grow more food. #2 : Food corporations are working hand in hand with farmers. #3: We need to double food production in order to feed the planet by 2050
Wisconsin Republicans Eliminate Weekends
Business  (tags: labor, law )

Glenn
- 6 days ago - dailykos.com
What happened to "Honor the Sabbath day to keep it holy"?
 

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