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Laptop Cabin Ban 'Ineffective' Says IATA
Business  (tags: IATA, travel ban )

Santanu
- 18 minutes ago - bbc.co.uk
The US and UK ban on laptops in cabin baggage on certain flights will not be effective as a security measure, industry body IATA has saiid. IATA chief executive Alexandre de Juniac said the ban also creates "commercial distortions".
Actor Richard Gere in Hebron: Its Exactly Like What the What the Old South Was in America
Business  (tags: Hebron, Richard Gere, Breaking the Silence, Israel, apartheid wall, racism, segregation-zionism, violence, settlements, news, media, americans, usa, u.s., occupied Palestine, freedoms, HumanRights, middle-east americans, consumers, money, world, governmen )

Jess
- 10 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The scene that Gere had entered for the first time includes Palestinians who are made to use alleyways as the main roads are for settlers only
Corporate Media Really Has It Out for the Idea of Paying People a Decent Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: wages, pay, income, workers, lies, falsehoods, minimum wage )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Despite abundant empirical evidence that raising the minimum wage doesn't lead to job loss, the idea that it does is an article of faith among right-wing economists, and all too often the media report their theological musings as fact.
PLEASE ACT NOW: This Muslim Family-Owned Restaurant Offers Free Meals to the Hungry
Business  (tags: muslim family-owned business, montreal, free meals, hungry, owners, wasted food, business, consumers, ethics, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - globalcitizen.org
Marché Ferdous, a Muslim family-owned restaurant, began serving free meals to anyone who was hungry in the fall of 2016. There was no catch. The owners and chef simply decided no person should go hungry when food was being wasted
Top US Coal Boss Robert Murray: Trump 'Can't Bring Mining Jobs Back'
Business  (tags: Coal, Mining, Donald Trump, Energy Fossil fuels, interviews )

Judy
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
America's biggest coal boss is hopeful that his industry will soon be freed of "fraudulent" green legislation that has hampered his industry, but warned Donald Trump to "temper" expectations about a boom in mining jobs.
Coffee With a Conscience: 12 Indian Cafes That Offer More Than Just Good Food!
Business  (tags: Good News, India, businesses with heart, caf├ęs, Sustainable Development, disadvantaged, welfare, integration )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - thebetterindia.com
It is time to think about how we can contribute not just to the environment, but also to our society. From feeding the needy to offering jobs to the differently-abled, these establishments are dedicated to making the world a better, more inclusive place
TAKE ACTION: Ikea to Sell Rugs & Textiles Made By Syrian Refugees, Joins List of Companies Stepping Up
Business  (tags: IKEA, rugs and textiles, syrian refugees, companies, jobs )

Lone
- 1 day ago - globalcitizen.org
The initiative is expected to create jobs for 200 Syrian refugees, mostly women, currently living in Jordan, a country that has welcomed more Syrians fleeing violence than any other country.
PETITION - Indonesia: Coca-Cola's Bottler Determined to Stifle Independent Unions
Business  (tags: Coca cola, indonesia, amatil, corporate, business, americans, investments, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - iufcampaigns.org
The IUF has repeatedly called on Amatil management at all levels and the Coca-Cola Company in the US to remedy these blatantly anti-union practices. There has been no positive response from either company.
Trading Standards Asked to Investigate Cosmetics Brands for Possible Illegal Marketing Following Animal Tests
Business  (tags: cosmetic brands, illegal marketing, animal testing, abuse, business, corporate, consumers, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - peta.org.uk
The cosmetics brands that Trading Standards is being asked to investigate include Benefit, Bliss, Caudalie, Clarins, Clinique, Dior, Estée Lauder, Gucci (distributed by Proctor & Gamble), and Revlon.
Behind the Mystery Group Hitting Breitbart Where It Hurts
Business  (tags: Twitter, social media, news, activism )

Freya
- 3 days ago - motherjones.com
Shortly after the November election, a Twitter account called Sleeping Giants (@slpng_giants) began using the social media platform to chisel away at the ad revenue of extreme right-wing news site Breitbart.
Prisons, Phones, and Profit
Business  (tags: prisoners, phone rates, Trump Administration, FCC, White House of Horrors )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
We must remember the best way to improve chance of re-entry into society is for the prisoner to maintain contact with family. Many are in for non violent crime and the children suffer without contact from a parent. The high rates fall upon the poor.
Your Boss Could Soon Be Able to Force You Into Genetic Testing - Petition
Business  (tags: DNA, HR 1313, genetic testing, employer, forced testing )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - act.demandprogress.org
There is quite literally nothing more personal than someoneâEUR(TM)s genetic material. HR 1313 would allow employers to require employees to submit to genetic testing or else face a huge penalty on their health insurance.
Report Finds 38% of US Jobs Will Be Replaced By Robots By 2030 
Business  (tags: technology, labor, economy )

Glenn
- 4 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Here comes a real threat to American employment.
Urge Candy Companies to De-Bug Their Sweets
Business  (tags: tootsie roll industries, ferrara, glazes, vegan alternative, candy companies, de-bug sweets, business, americans, corporate, humans, marketing, world )

Lone
- 5 days ago - peta.org
Please ask Tootsie Roll Industries and Ferrara to de-bug their glazes and switch to a vegan alternative.
 

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