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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
- 4 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
- 6 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.
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
- 4 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.
'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
- 6 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.
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
- 2 days 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.
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
- 3 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.
Mass Tax Foreclosure Threatens Detroit Homeowners
Business  (tags: foreclosures, Detroit, dishonesty, finance, politics, society, usa )

Cal
- 1 day ago - npr.org
In Detroit, tens of thousands of people are facing a deadline Tuesday that could cost some of them their homes. That's when homeowners have to make arrangements to either pay delinquent property taxes âEUR" or risk losing their home at a county auction.
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
- 4 days ago - english.pnn.ps
"To avoid any political interpretation, Suez Environnement has decided not to take part in this project," it said.
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
- 4 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
Illinois Farm Families Blog: Is Conventional Food "Drenched in Chemicals"?
Business  (tags: Agriculture, Family Famers, Small Farms, Glyphosate, Food, Dosage )

Brian
- 1 day ago - watchusgrow.org
"Out of 750 gallons of crop spray, only 7.5 gallons is actually glyphosate. The rest is WATER. So.....for every part of a scary-sounding chemical, there is approx. 100 parts water. That's it. A fifth of a gallon over an entire football field"
The 19 Most Inexcusable Ways the Media Failed You
Business  (tags: Media, Reporting, Journalism, Photojournalism, Misinformation, Media Fails )

Brian
- 1 day ago - cracked.com
Misinforming the public has happened so often that it's almost become a staple of today's information outlets.
Wisconsin Republicans Eliminate Weekends
Business  (tags: labor, law )

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

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