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As Economy Booms, Children Toil in Myanmar (VIDEO)
Business  (tags: Myanmar, Burma, child labour, fragmented laws )

- 12 days ago -
One in five children in Myanmar aged 10-17 go to work instead of school, according to figures from a census report on employment published last month, and the opening up of the economy since 2011 has triggered a spike on demand for labour.
'Shark Tank' Kid CEOs Live on 'GMA; Video - ABC News
Business  (tags: young, entrepreneurs, 'shark tank' investors, investing, marketing, ethics, sustainabledevelopment, usa, finance, americans, GoodNews, GMA, video )

- 12 days ago -
Mikaila Ulmer, 11, and Ryan Kelly, 14, discuss their respective lemonade and dog treats ...
Tell the Treasury Department: It's Time to Crack Down on Tax-Dodging Companies!
Business  (tags: corporations, taxes, cheats, tax dodging, petitions )

- 12 days ago -
After thousands of us called on the Treasury Department to stop Pfizer's massive planned tax dodge, the Department recently issued new proposed rules to make it harder for corporations to dodge taxes through merging with foreign companies.
Oxfam: Top U.S. Corporations Have Stashed $1.4 Trillion Offshore
Business  (tags: corruption, corporate, dishonesty )

- 12 days ago -
The top 50 U.S. companies have stored $1.4 trillion in tax havens.
PETITION - Stop Mining Company From Profiting Off Human Rights Abuses
Business  (tags: mining companies, human rights abuses, exploitation, indigenous people's rights, land grabbing, conflict of interest, greedy attitude, profits over people, prevention of pollution, environmental damage, betrayal )

- 13 days ago -
Stop Canadian corporations from purchasing mineral rights for misappropriated and stolen land. Canadian corporations are fighting to exploit land stolen from indigenous peoples who were forced to flee their land and homes after decades of civil conflict.
Tell the Arizona Chamber to Remove Private Prison Company, CCA, From Its Membership ACTION
Business  (tags: private prison companies, CCA, conflict of interest, Arizona, taxpayers, imprisoned immigrants )

- 14 days ago -
Governor Doug Ducey signed HB2451 into law on March 30th 2016. The new law ensures undocumented people stay in jail longer and is expected to cost $17,000,000.00 to Arizona taxpayers according to the Arizona Department of Corrections.
This Company Makes Cutlery Made of Sugarcane That's Stronger Than Plastic & Good for the Earth
Business  (tags: sugarcane waste, bagasse, disposable cutlery, substitute, plastics, biodegradable, environment friendly )

- 14 days ago -
In the race to reduce white pollution in India, many startups are finding alternatives to plastic. Bagasse, the fibrous remains left after extracting sugarcane juice, can be used to make disposable cutlery.
Save Money, Make Jobs
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, energy, environment, ethics, goodnews, investing, labor, SustainableDevelopment, technology, usa )

- 14 days ago -
"While everyone knows that solar is good for the environment, did you also know that solar is one of the fastest growing sources of new jobs right now?"
$1,400,000,000,000: Oxfam Exposes the Great Offshore Tax Scam of US Companies
Business  (tags: the Great Offshore Tax Scam of US Compan )

- 15 days ago -
"We can't go on with a situation where the rich and powerful are not paying their fair share of tax, leaving the rest of us to foot the bill."
Pope Francis and Bernie Sanders Want a 'Moral Economy.' What Is It?
Business  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Vatican speech, Pope Francis, "moral economy" )

- 15 days ago -
Both of them have been criticized for not providing enough concrete solutions. Sanders tried to rebut that in his speech at the Vatican on Friday.
PETITION - Stop Selling Products Made With Fur and Angora Wool
Business  (tags: Fur Fashion Industry, Fur Clothing, angora rabbit fur, accessories wholesale, tortured animals, barbaric animal cruelty, prevention of cruelty to animals, animal welfare and rights, ban of fur products, dirty business )

- 16 days ago -
Major fashion retailer Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) currently actively supports the grotesque abuse and torture of animals raised on fur and angora farms by selling a number of products, from hats to socks, made with real fur and angora wool.
Stop Corporate Tax Abuse!
Business  (tags: tax havens, tax evasion, greed, corporations, poverty, petitions )

- 16 days ago -
Developing countries and the US government each lose $100 billion every year because multinational companies hide their profits in offshore tax havens. When multinational companies avoid paying taxes in countries where they really do business, it harms...
New Report Finds Many Large, Profitable U.S. Corporations Pay No Federal Income Taxes
Business  (tags: business, corporate, corruption, money )

- 16 days ago -
The GAO released a study requested by Bernie Sanders that found roughly 20% of large, profitable U.S. corporations paid zero federal income taxes between 2008 and 2012.
Texting to Be Allowed in Americas Biggest Movie Theater Chain as Executives Try to Lure Millennial Audiences
Business  (tags: teens, phones, texting )

- 17 days ago -
Texting could soon be permitted in movie theaters as executives grapple to attract millenial audiences. AMC Entertainments new CEO Adam Aron declared the policy is outdated because turning off a phone for a teen is like cutting off your left arm above the
Fed Up
Business  (tags: Federal Reserve Bank, Corporation, main street, wall street, economy isn't working, Oligarchy )

- 17 days ago -
Join the campaign to create an economy that works for all of us. The decisions of the Fed are too important to leave to major corporations and Wall Street.

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