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4 Ways Greedy Capitalists Rig the System to Profit Off Our Misery
Business  (tags: capitalism, greed, poverty, water, resources, housing, foreclosure, savings, banks, injustice, prisons, incarceration )

Freya
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
The profit motive fogs the thinking of free-market advocates. The Economist gushes, "Take a bow, capitalism...the biggest poverty-reduction measure of all is liberalising markets to let poor people get richer."
The Spam Factory's Dirty Secret
Business  (tags: Hormel, Spam, factories, unions, meat packers, injustice, labor, workers )

Freya
- 7 days ago - motherjones.com
First, Hormel gutted the union. Then it sped up the line. And when the pig-brain machine made workers sick, they got canned.
Overworked America: 12 Charts That Will Make Your Blood Boil
Business  (tags: productivity, labor, wages, income, corporations, work, employment, profits, greed )

Freya
- 7 days ago - motherjones.com
Why "efficiency" and "productivity" really mean more profits for corporations and less sanity for you.
Israel Profits From Blocking Non-Israeli Reconstruction Aid Into Gaza
Business  (tags: Israel war for profit, ethnic cleansing of Palestine, reonstruction materials blockade-siege 2, USA, Americans, congress, U.S. House of Representatives, enough, no more aid to israel, now!, Israel impunity-crimes against humanity, end $3 BILLION )

Jess
- 8 days ago - english.pnn.ps
It is outrageous that a country which has just demolished 25,000 houses is demanding that their construction industry benefit from rebuilding them at the expense of the international community
Israel Continues Expansionist Policies in West Bank
Business  (tags: Americans, IDF-Israel evictions of Palestinians, Int'l laws-human rights violations, media, end all US AID TO ISRAEL, NOW, OBAMA! BDS, U.S., activism, Refugees&Reliefeconomy, investments, lies, news, usa )

Jess
- 8 days ago - presstv.ir
The Israeli regime has taken measures to illegally confiscate 200 hectares of Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.
How Anti-GMO Groups Twist Food Company Stances on GMOs
Business  (tags: Friends of the Earth, Disinformation, Misleading, GMO's, Genetic Modification, Food Companies, Haagen Dazs, Synbio )

Brian
- 8 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"When it comes to reporting the position of some of the world's biggest food companies on genetically engineered foods, Friends of the Earth, it seems, has been engaging in some pretty creative PR 'engineering' of its own."
Help End Domestic Slavery
Business  (tags: USA, slavery, abuse, ratify Convention 189 )

Dandelion
- 9 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.
Preserve Net Neutrality - Urgent If You Use The Internet
Business  (tags: FCC, Net Neutrality, public comment, Sept. 15, new rules, threatens internet )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
September 15 marks the end of the public comment period at the FCC about the proposed net neutrality rules, which threaten the internet as we know it. PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS IN FULL BEFORE CLICKING THE SUBMIT BUTTON!
Iowa's Largest Solar Farm Saves Farmers Money // Hillary Kenyon 09/01/2014 06:14 PM
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, GoodNews, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, usa, world )

Ruth
- 9 days ago - ourquadcities.com
' "It's going to create electricity to run our grain dryers, for drying grain, electricity for pumping water for live stock or whatever you use electricity for," said Miller...Farmer's Electric Co-op is a group of farmers that buys electricity whole sale'
Iowa's Largest Solar Farm Saves Farmers Money Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, finance, GoodNews, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology, usa, world )

Ruth
- 10 days ago - seia.org
'Instead of using energy generated by coal-fired power plants, the solar farm will avoid about 2.1 million pounds of carbon pollution each year...."Literally everybody benefits and I think in the long run even the utilities benefit because....'
Tell HUD: Stop Selling Our Neighborhoods to Wall Street! ACTION
Business  (tags: wall street, housing crisis, corruption, money, foreclosures )

Nancy
- 10 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...
MC DONALDS NEW RADIO COMMERCIAL
Business  (tags: IGNORANCE RUNNING RAMPANT, americans, media, sadness, ethics, dishonesty, education, corruption, dogs, protection, pets, suffering, slaughter, animaladvocates, activists, business, corporate, lies, marketing )

Kelly
- 11 days ago - facebook.com
CAN YOU SAY DISCRIMINATION. What is going on with these big corporations and their advertising? First it's Sketchers with their greyhound racing, and now McDonald's saying that Pit Bulls are dangerous to pet?
EU Threatens Israel With Total Ban of Poultry Unless It Marks Products From Settlements
Business  (tags: israeli agriculture ban, poultry-settlement goods, illegal occupation of Palestine, illegal settlements, EU ban, USA, end all US aid to Israel, BDS, world, consumers, business, americans, abuse, news, money, marketing, lies, government, Entrepreneurs, lab )

Jess
- 12 days ago - alray.ps
On July 28, the EU sent a letter to the Israeli Agriculture Ministry reminding it that from February 2013 onward, it could no longer supply permits for the export of poultry which originates beyond the Green Line since Brussels doesn't recognize Israeli s
Dunkin' Donuts Worker's Death Reveals The True Cost Of Our Low-Wage, Part-Time Economy
Business  (tags: economy, working poor, low-wage, multiple jobs, & shifts, minimum wage, poverty, retail, service, Maria Fernandes death, Debra Harrell arrest, , 20M low-wage earners:, 2/3 women, living wage )

LucyKalei
- 13 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
NJ woman, 32, died in a car park this wk catching a few hrs sleep between (4) jobs, chilling reminder of the struggle low-wage workers, esp women, face in absence of a living wage, cobbling together a patchwork of low-wage jobs with unreliable schedules

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