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Free Computer Developer Academy Just for Women
Business  (tags: Tech Companies, Jobs, Women, Workforce, Computer Academy, Free )

Brian
- 5 days ago - nwcn.com
"SEATTLE -- Tech companies in Seattle say it's a huge problem -- they don't have enough women working for them. Well now they're doing something about it. They've helped create a free developer academy just for women and they're about to graduate..."
Fukushima Fallout Drives Japan's $66 Billion Demand for WA Gas
Business  (tags: LNG, Liquid Natural Gas, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Climate Change, Japan, Post-Fukushima, Fossil fuel Imports, Australia )

Brian
- 5 days ago - perthnow.com.au
"The value of LNG exports from Australia is predicted to increase as much as 360 per cent to $66 billion within a few years. WA accounts for nearly 90 per cent of the country's LNG capacity."
Whole Foods Promotes Unfounded GMO Hysteria
Business  (tags: Whole Foods, Grocery, Marketing, GMO Hysteria, Genetic Modification, Chobani, Ban, Science, Facts )

Brian
- 5 days ago - viralglobalnews.com
"When it comes to pesky little things called "facts," though, Whole Foods often falls short."
America's Dark Economic Secret: How a Giant Gimmick Has Wages and Jobs Hanging By a Thread
Business  (tags: inversion, economy, Business, Google, General Electric, Barack Obama, Treasury Department, Taxes, Real estate, stocks, profits, CEOs, Congress, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 5 days ago - salon.com
Welcome to the "gimmick economy" -- where it's not about good products or labor, but something far more scary
Fight for $15 An Hour Home Care
Business  (tags: petitions, minimum wage, health care, workers, employees, home care )

Freya
- 5 days ago - fightfor15homecare.org
Home care workers all across the country struggle to make basic ends meet while doing some of the most important work there is: caring for the most vulnerable members of our community. That's why we're fighting for a living wage of $15 an hour for home
'Made in Palestine': New Slogan for Marketing Israeli Products
Business  (tags: Israel, illegal occupation, settlement goods, marketing strategies, Made in Palestine, Israeli settlements-products, BDS )

Jess
- 6 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
This is what one of the farms that is owned by Israeli settlers does in order to market its produce of dates to customers of European Union countries
Coca-Cola Is Not the Solution to Hunger in Africa
Business  (tags: business, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, greed, agriculture, world, politics, society, investors, finance, government, ethics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theecologist.org
Backed by £600 million of British aid under the guise of 'food security' and 'nutrition', a vast give-away of Africa's land is under way that will condemn small farmers to landlessness and povert
Obama Hits at Companies Moving Overseas to Avoid Taxes
Business  (tags: Obama administration, taxes, business, corporate, government, ethics, economy, money, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Obama administration took action Monday to discourage corporations from moving their headquarters abroad to avoid U.S. taxes, announcing new rules designed to make such transactions significantly less profitable.
Are Monsanto Executives Psychopaths? - Via Eat Local Grown
Business  (tags: Business, Monsanto, Psychology, Corporations, Humans, Ethics, Consumerism, Sustainability, People Power, World )

Victoria
- 8 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
Dr Hare says they are in the 2003 documentary 'The Corporation', screening is necessary. However, failing to take personal responsibility makes a person as "sociopathic" as the CEOs. Ultimately our power is that we can decide what to buy and consume.
TAKE ACTION NOW! No Profiteering From Natural Gas Rates
Business  (tags: environment, dishonesty, economy, business, politics )

Cal
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Public Utilities Department of the City of Richmond, VA is taking unfair advantage of its natural gas monopoly to overcharge citizens and customers for the natural gas they need to live
ENERGY 101: WIND TURBINES (You Can Save the Birds Too With Wind Turbines Done Right)
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, Good News, government, greenbuilding, sustainabledevelopment, usa, world )

Ruth
- 9 days ago - energy.gov
"The video opens with "Energy 101: Wind Turbines." This is followed by wooden windmills on farms. We've all seen those creaky, old windmills on farms. And although they may seem about as low-tech as you can get, those old windmills..." CLEAN ENERGY!
Great News: Solar City and Tesla Hatch a Plan to Lower the Cost of Solar Power
Business  (tags: Tesla, Car Manufacturer, Solar City, Energy Services, Corporations, Solar Power, Lower Costs, Electricity, US, Science Technology )

Brian
- 9 days ago - technologyreview.com
"Tesla and Solar City say their vast manufacturing operations will make solar the cheapest source of electricity in the United States."
Real Agriculture: 10 "Reasoned" Responses to "10 Reasons Why We Don't Need GMOs"
Business  (tags: Agronomy, Real Agriculture, Farming, Crops, GE crops, GMOs, Pesticides, Yields )

Brian
- 9 days ago - realagriculture.com
"You may have run across this article "10 Reasons We Don't Need GM Foods" on the Food Consumer website. It's been making its rounds on social media (Facebook and Twitter). I would like to address some of the inaccuracies in this article - point by point"
VetsInTech Women Veterans Hackathon
Business  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, women, society, culture, Entrepreneurs, economy )

James
- 9 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Women Veterans Show Their Colors in Tech Competition

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