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BILLIONAIRE NICK HANAUER MAKES THE DEFINITIVE CASE FOR A LIVING WAGE
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wages, income, workers, employees, pay )

Freya
- 8 days ago - ifyouonlynews.com
"When wages go up, employment goes down." This so-called theory is presented by industry and the economists we employ, as if it is an immutable law of physics describing the real world. The focus of my testimony this morning is to show that it is not.
Appeals Court Revives Dodd-Frank Court Challenge
Business  (tags: Richard Cordray, United States Consumer Financial Protect, Recess appointment, National Labor Relations Board )

Judy
- 8 days ago - thehill.com
A Texas bank does have legal standing to argue that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is unconstitutional, the country's second most powerful court ruled Friday.
Comcast: Everyone Needs Fast and Affordable Internet ACTION
Business  (tags: Comcast, money, business, consumers, corporate, economy, world )

Nancy
- 9 days ago - act.freepress.net
In particular, the company needs to do much more to provide fast and affordable service to low-income and working people, who are often stranded on the wrong side of the digital divide.
Arh-Wooo: Management According To Wolves
Business  (tags: society, humans, ethics, animal behavior, gray wolf, morality, GoodNews, usa, world )

Michael
- 10 days ago - forbes.com
Looks like even business is beginning to get a clue from the wrongly-maligned Gray Wolf. Carl Safina, mentioned, recently hit the market with "Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel." Said to be informative by scientists.
Tell Coca-Cola: Drop Your Deal With Monster Energy
Business  (tags: bad business, junk food, health hazards, consumers, responsibility )

Sabine
- 10 days ago - act.credoaction.com
It's no secret that the incessant and ubiquitous marketing of processed junk foods to children is contributing to skyrocketing rates of sickness and disease in kids around the world. And no class of food has perfected that formula in the last decade...
Healthcare 'Oligopoly Wave' Continues As Anthem Gobbles Cigna
Business  (tags: Economy, Rights, U.S., Public Health, Corporate Power, Healthcare )

Judy
- 10 days ago - commondreams.org
Human rights campaigners say mega consolidation will erode healthcare access and hike prices, illustrating deep problems with for-profit model.
MSNBC Cans Only Cable TV Host Who Extensively Covered TPP
Business  (tags: Ed Schultz, MSNBC, TPP, economic inequality, unions )

Judy
- 10 days ago - alternet.org
Schultz covered the issue more often than the rest of the network's programs combined.
America Leads Developed World in Treating Working Moms Like Crap
Business  (tags: women, mothers, discrimination, childcare, maternity leave )

Freya
- 10 days ago - alternet.org
Laura Browder is the latest example of how harsh America can be on working mothers. When an employer called the Houston mother of two to meet up for a job interview, she didnâEUR(TM)t have time to line up childcare.
ALEC's Scary Corporate Agenda -- 7 of Their Most Anti-Democratic and Science-Denying Ideas
Business  (tags: ALEC, climate change, bees, labor, pollution, environment, renewable energy, solar power, Obamacare, minimum wage, corporations, Constitution, dark money )

Freya
- 10 days ago - alternet.org
ALEC's annual gathering revealed how right-wingers will push dangerous legislation across the country.
Let's Fight for Truly Sustainable Development - PLEASE SIGN & SHARE Until 31th JULY
Business  (tags: Factory Farming, Animal Cruelty, Sustainable Development, politics, dishonesty, ethics, abuse, prevention, dirty business )

Sabine
- 11 days ago - action.ciwf.org.uk
Policy makers from around the world are currently negotiating the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs). If you've never heard of the SDGs before, they will be globally recognised targets that all UN countries adopt in order to address...
How Human Resources Manipulates and Spies on You, Even When You're Not at Work
Business  (tags: work, jobs, offices, spies, espionage, spying, privacy )

Freya
- 11 days ago - alternet.org
Forget the NSA: you should worry about the espionage unit at your job.
Student Loan Collector That Harassed And Lied To Borrowers Ordered To Pay $18.5 Million
Business  (tags: Congress, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, CFPB, Financial Industry, Financial Regulation, Senate )

Judy
- 11 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Discover Bank will have to pay out $18.5 million after the CFPB found that it had deceived student loan borrowers and violated their rights, the agency announced Wednesday.
Buy Vinyl Records and CDs From DarrenAIW3 at Discogs Marketplace
Business  (tags: Darren, vinyl records, cds, profile )

Barb
- 11 days ago - discogs.com
Here are more of Darren's CDs and albums. Check them out!!
Another 'Too Big to Fail' System in GMOs
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, farming, finance, genetic engineering, GMOs, humans, investments, money, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - cornucopia.org
Before the crisis that started in 2007, both of us believed that the financial system was fragile and unsustainable, contrary to the near ubiquitous analyses at the time.
Do Not Outsource Our Rail Infrastructure! - Petition
Business  (tags: amtrak, Florida, Senate, Drive Act, outsourcing, Keep It Made In America )

Dandelion
- 11 days ago - action.americanmanufacturing.org
The Senate DRIVE Act would encourage outsourcing by allowing Amtrak to avoid Buy America preferences on projects of up to $5 million. Maximizing domestic content in infrastructure projects means more jobs. This provision would do the exact opposite.

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