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California Minimum Wage; Help Us Increase It to $13 / Hour
Business  (tags: minimum-wage, labor, California, health, families )

Demo
- 364 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
The California Senate has approved a measure to raise the minimum wage in the state to about one half of what it would be if it had been tied to inflation at inception, yet still about double the current federal rate; $13 / hour by 2017. Sign and help us!
Gay Youth Required to Wear Name Tag Labeled GAYTARD - Petition
Business  (tags: Petition, Gaytard, Tyler Brandt, Taco John's, Yankton, South Dakota )

Dandelion
- 242 days ago - aclu.org
16 year old Tyler Brandt's supervisor created and required him to wear a name tag labeled "GAYTARD" while he worked at a Taco John's restaurant in Yankton, South Dakota. Tyler was intentionally humiliated in front of customers and coworkers. Unacceptable.
Tell the EPA: Protect Bristol Bay ACTION US
Business  (tags: Koch Brothers, minind, Alaska, veterans, fishing, livelihood )

Nancy
- 295 days ago - action.votevets.org
Every summer, hundreds of veterans head to Bristol Bay, Alaska to earn a living as commercial fishermen, but Koch-connected mine development is putting those jobs, and the local habitat, in series risk.
Tell the FCC to Reclassify ISPs as Common Carriers - Free Press Petition
Business  (tags: FCC, Net Neutrality, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, discrimination, Internet, Common Carrier )

Dandelion
- 319 days ago - act.freepress.net
The FCC's proposed Internet rules are terrible. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is pushing a plan that would allow rampant discrimination online. If approved, these rules would mean the end of Net Neutrality.
Sign the Robin Hood Tax Petition ACTION
Business  (tags: Robin Hood Tax, money, investments, poverty, banking, trading, ecosystems, climate-change, economy )

Nancy
- 188 days ago - foe.co.uk
With billions of pounds needed to help tackle poverty and climate change, we think it's fair to ask bankers and traders to pay a little more.
Tell the FCC That Telecom Money Doesn't Speak for You ACTION
Business  (tags: corporate, telecom, net neutrality, FCC, money, consumers, business )

Nancy
- 277 days ago - act.presente.org
Net Neutrality is the principle that keeps the Internet operating as a level playing field -- it basically says that broadband providers, like Comcast or AT&T, need to treat all data flowing over their networks the same. They can't slow down or block the-
The Robin Hood Tax - Petition
Business  (tags: Robin Hood Tax, Oxfam, tax, relieve poverty, big banks )

Dandelion
- 185 days ago - oxfam.org
Around the world, momentum is building behind a tiny tax on bankers that could generate billions to help with problems at home and overseas. A tiny tax on the transactions of big banks that could deliver billions to help ordinary people and fight poverty.
Drop Rush Limbaugh Sponsors
Business  (tags: Rush Limbaugh, sexual assault, petition, drop advertising )

Dandelion
- 254 days ago - action.dccc.org
During a rant on sexual assault, Rush Limbaugh asserted that sometimes "No means yes." See top comment for full sentence. Please sign.
Stop Selling Doll With Sack of Cash and Bag of Meth To Children - Petition
Business  (tags: Petition, Breaking Bad Dolls, unsuitable, are we serious, anything for a dollar, violent dolls )

Dandelion
- 220 days ago - change.org
Breaking Bad an adult program has violent content and celebration of the drug trade which makes this collection of dolls unsuitable to be sold alongside Barbie dolls and Disney characters.
Help End Domestic Slavery
Business  (tags: USA, slavery, abuse, ratify Convention 189 )

Dandelion
- 265 days ago - walkfree.org
Domestic work is a source of employment but the people behind these numbers are too often invisible behind the doors of private households and unprotected by national legislation. This allows for the worst types of abuse often amounting to modern slavery.
Tell HUD: Stop Selling Our Neighborhoods to Wall Street! ACTION
Business  (tags: wall street, housing crisis, corruption, money, foreclosures )

Nancy
- 267 days ago - commongoodaction.org
The same people who destroyed our economy, stole our homes, and created the Great Recession, are now buying up delinquent mortgages and foreclosed homes. With profits as their priority, they are pushing families into foreclosure, flipping homes...
William McDonough & Michael Braungart: "Cradle to Cradle", Making How We Make Things Better   video
Business  (tags: green business, indoor environment, business, energy, environment, ethics, GoodNews, greenbuilding, money, SustainableDevelopment )

Betsy
- 245 days ago - youtube.com
"Cradle to Cradle" an ecological movement, an industrial production concept, a successful business brand name. Cradle to Cradle addresses scarcity with abundance, keeps products in usability cycles, views "wastes" as "nutrients"...and more.
Detroit's Fight For Public Water Is Also The Nation's
Business  (tags: water, shut off, Detroit, water pricing, poor residence, residential, commercial, privitization )

Dandelion
- 326 days ago - occupy.com
A big reason many of Detroit's poorer residents are struggling with their water bills is inequitable water-pricing. Allows rate differences between categories such as residential or commercial users, but not between different incomes.
Time for Pitchforks: Why The Obscene Wealth Gap Can Only Mean One Thing
Business  (tags: Gates, Buffett, Kochs, Waltons, Zuckerberg, pitchforks, investments, million years )

Dandelion
- 216 days ago - occupy.com
Each of nine individuals Gates, Buffett, 2 Kochs, 4 Waltons, Zuckerberg made, on average, so much from his/her investments since January 2013 that a median American worker would need a quarter of a million years to catch up.
Tell the Walton Family: Stop Your Hypocritical Undercover Campaign To Destroy Rooftop Solar - Petition
Business  (tags: Walton Family, First Solar, ALEC, Koch Brothers, pro fossil fuels, hypocrisy, Arizona, rooftop solar installations )

Dandelion
- 214 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Their strategy is already working in Arizona, where residential solar installations dropped 40% after Walton family-supported fees were introduced, leading to unprecedented job losses in Arizona's solar industry. Call out Walton's hypocrisy.
 

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