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A Grand Alliance To Save USA Public Postal Service - Petition
Business  (tags: US Postal Service, pledge, petition, A Grand Alliance, save jobs, unite )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - agrandalliance.org
United in the demand that the public good must not be sacrificed for the sake of private investment and profit. A strong public Postal Service is our democratic right. The Alliance is fighting to protect and enhance vibrant public postal services. Sign on
Whats Wrong With Single Employee Train Operations?
Business  (tags: single employee, trains, profit over people, RWU, train wrecks )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - railroadworkersunited.org
With the push for even higher profits the Oil Industry is pushing for a single train operation eliminating the conductors job. The industry states that with new technology this can be done safely. The article will explain why it would not be safer.
The Stealth Trade Agreement That Could Super-Size Industrial Agriculture
Business  (tags: Diet, Food, Agribusiness, Agriculture, WikiLeaks, NAFTA, Big Agriculture, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trade Agreements, Pacific Rim, TPP, Robert Reich, Big Ag, Sustainable Agriculture )

Judy
- 4 days ago - psmag.com
The "finish line is in sight" for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would likely send a generation of forward-thinking agrarian reform straight down the drain.
The BC Government Thinks a Good Price for a Million Litres of Water Is...$2.25
Business  (tags: nestle, BC Government, groundwater, profit, sellong, business, corporate, corruption, economy, finance, government, humans, money, society )

Lone
- 5 days ago - action.sumofus.org
British Columbia will finally start charging companies like Nestlé for taking our groundwater and bottling it to sell at a profit. The problem is it will only be charging $2.25 per million litres.
And the Award for Most Evil Company of the Year, Based on Your Votes, Goes to **Drumroll** Monsanto!
Business  (tags: business, consumers, ethics, farming, ecosystems, nature, Sustainabililty, food, protection, organic, garden, dishonesty )

Sabine
- 2 days ago - care2.com
This award is well deserved - this year alone, Monsanto sued a tiny U.S. state for daring to label GMOs, and terrorized Guatemalan farmers because they were saving seeds to plant on their own.
When a Wildlife Rehab Center Regulates Charter Schools: Inside the Wild World of Charter Regulation
Business  (tags: charter schools, charter school failure, "authorizers" )

Judy
- 4 days ago - propublica.org
Charter school "authorizers" are charged with making sure schools can be trusted with kids and with public money. Problem is, many lack the tools and expertise to do the job. Conflicts of interest are common. Propublica reveals how the system works.
Walmart Gives 500,000 Workers A Raise
Business  (tags: walmart, usa, workers, pay increase )

Angela
- 7 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Walmart announced it will raise the baseline wage of its current store employees to $10 per hour, bringing pay hikes to an estimated 500,000 workers.
"#SwissLeaks" - HSBC Bank: Secret Origins To Laundering The World's Drug Money
Business  (tags: HSBC, banking, financial oligarchy, drug trade, Drug Trafficking & Narco-Terrorism Depar, Switzerland, money, history )

Evelyn
- 6 days ago - zerohedge.com
It is not "demand" from the worldâEUR(TM)s population which creates the mind destroying drug trade. Rather, it is the world financial oligarchy, looking for massive profits and the destruction of the minds of the population it is determined to dominate ....
Investigators Find Rust, Cracks on Underwater Bay Bridge Steel Rod: Report
Business  (tags: americans, interesting, humans, usa )

MmAway
- 1 day ago - nbcbayarea.com
Bay Bridge investigators have found rust and cracks on a steel rod that had been submerged in water, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The rod is one of hundreds of fasteners from the towerâEUR(TM)s foundation.
Earth: Shy Kangaroos Prefer Big Groups
Business  (tags: Earth, Animals, kangaroos )

Ray
- 5 days ago - bbc.com
Shy female kangaroos have fewer 'friends' but gather in larger groups than bolder individuals
How Etsy Alienated Its Crafters and Lost Its Soul | WIRED
Business  (tags: online sales, etsy, crafts, manufactured goods vs. hand crafted, online retail )

Kathryn
- 4 days ago - wired.com
Sellers have been dissatisfied with Etsy's policing of mass-manufactured items posing as handmade for a long time, but the site hasn't seemed receptive to their concerns.
Sign Onto EPA PETITION to Ban Pesticide That Harms ChildrenâEUR(TM)s Brains
Business  (tags: protection, humans, healthconditions, environment, society, safety, children, rights, sadness, law, news, interesting, humans, government, ethics, culture, crime, americans, dishonesty, abuse, risks, study, protection, prevention, health, food, corporate )

Robert
- 1 day ago - action.ufw.org
Home use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos was banned over a decade ago because science showed it harms to childrenâEUR(TM)s developing brains and nervous systems âEUR" including reduced IQ and increased risk of autism.
Tell Your Senators to Vote NO on Any Bill That Attempts to Undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Business  (tags: banks, regulations, petitions, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau )

Freya
- 5 days ago - action.citizen.org
The CFPB has recovered millions for military families that were overcharged during the housing crisis. It has shed light on the unethical practices of private debt collectors. And it is even poised to address forced arbitration clauses.
 

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