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Here's How Austerity Torpedoed The Economic Recovery
Business  (tags: Austerity, Economic Policy, Recovery, Great Recession, Bush Administration, President Obama, Toxic Capitalism, Exploitation )

Brian
- 6 days ago - businessinsider.com
"Most of the political argument has centered on the recovery phase of this cycle, simply because the actual recession began before the Obama administration took office."
As the Rich Get Richer, 75 Percent of the Nation Expects Stagnant or Lower Incomes
Business  (tags: Austerity, Economic Crisis, Obama Administration, Economic Recovery, Oligarchs, Record Profits, Working Class, Declining Wages, Federal Reserve )

Brian
- 6 days ago - truth-out.org
"Despite reassurances from the White House about the economy picking up, a recent survey by the Federal Reserve reveals a far bleaker perception among US wage earners."
Federal Judge Blocks Montana From Logging or Building Roads in Grizzly Bear Habitat
Business  (tags: Logging Company, ethics, federal judge. Montana )

Heidi
- 7 days ago - rawstory.com
U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy declined to block plans for roads and logging in two other Montana forests tied to conservationists' claims they would harm imperiled bull trout.
Bank Of America Settlement Only Proves Invincibility Of Wall Street
Business  (tags: Bank of America, Corruption, Wall Street )

Judy
- 7 days ago - mintpressnews.com
Details of the BofA settlement...offer a clear view of how large banks have avoided responsibility for the behavior that sent the global economy into a tailspin just six years ago.
How the Ultra-Rich .01% Have Sucked Up Even More of America's Wealth Than You Think
Business  (tags: society, law, money, law, lies, politics, class warfare, inequality, economy, dishonesty, corporate )

Cal
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
An extensive analysis of economic conditions and government policy reveals that the need for significant systemic change is now a mathematical fact. Corruption, greed and economic inequality have reached a peak tipping point.
Glyphosate Herbicide Sales Boom Powers Global Biotech Industry - Sustainable Pulse
Business  (tags: Business, Sales, Toxic Chemical, Glyphosate, Herbicide, GMO crops, Big Business, Money, Monsanto, Health risks, Environmental pollution, Sustainability, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 8 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
The global glyphosate herbicide market was valued at 5.46 billion dollars in 2012. This toxic chemical eg Monsanto's 'Roundup Ready' (used with GMO crops) is big business in spite of the fact that glyphosate is harmful to us and the wider ecosystem.
Bank of America in Record $16.7bn Mortgage Settlement
Business  (tags: Bank of America, investors, US authorities, USA )

Ray
- 8 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Bank of America has agreed to pay a record $16.7bn (£10bn) to US authorities for misleading investors about the quality of loans it sold.
Countrywide's Mozilo Said to Face U.S. Suit Over Loans
Business  (tags: Countrywide Financial Corp, CEO Angelo Mozilo, U.S. Attorneys' Office, lawsuit. housing bubble )

Judy
- 9 days ago - bloomberg.com
Countrywide Financial Corp. co-founder Angelo Mozilo hasn't escaped the wrath of prosecutors for his company's role in inflating the U.S housing bubble that preceded the financial crisis.
FBI Raids of Charter School Operators Jump
Business  (tags: education, ALEC, charter schools, abuse, taxpayer funding )

Lynn
- 9 days ago - alternet.org
From Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge, from Hartford to Cincinnatti to Albuquerque, FBI agents have been busting into schools, carting off documents, and making arrests leading to high-profile indictments.
Critical Moment to Stop the TPP and Other Rigged Trade Agreements
Business  (tags: TPP, TTIP, TAFTA, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trans-Atlantic Trade, Investment Partnership, International Trade, Toxic Capitalism, Exploitation, Human Rights, Environment, National Sovereignty )

Brian
- 10 days ago - truth-out.org
"The TPP and TAFTA represent a new era of deception and back-room dealing to pass laws that have nothing to do with trade, but that hand even greater power to multinational corporations to profit from everything no matter the consequences..."
Stop the Comcast-TimeWarner Merger
Business  (tags: Time-Warner, Comcast, mergers, petitions, communication, Internet )

Freya
- 11 days ago - act.credoaction.com
There probably aren't very many Americans who think that Comcast -- the nation's largest cable and Internet company -- should be even bigger and even more powerful than it already is.
Tell Walmart and Costco to End Slavery in Thai Fishing ACTION
Business  (tags: Walmart, Costco, slavery in Thai fishing, shrimp boats, money, business, corporate, consumers )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
Consumers and human rights activists have come together to demand Walmart and Costco trace their shrimp down to the boat level and to institute a zero tolerance policy on slavery.
Charge Monsanto With Crimes Against Humanity ACTION
Business  (tags: food, family, health, Monsanto petition, corporate, business, corruption, money, humanrights )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - change.org
We, the free-born people of the world, demand to live in a world free of poisonous food. We refuse to be part of Monsanto's crimes against humanity and do whole-heartedly object to Monsanto's activities!
Koch Brothers' Toxic Legacy Detailed In New Report
Business  (tags: Koch Industries, Americans, joblessness, business, corporate greed, economy, energy, environment, ethics, dishonesty, money, politics, society, humans, government, corruption )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A report released Friday by a top Democratic political research group details what it calls a "legacy" of layoffs and environmental damage at subsidiaries of Koch Industries, the holding company owned by the conservative billionaire Koch brothers.

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