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The Most Expensive Weapon in History Makes UK Debut
Business  (tags: US, UK, Pentagon, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, most expensive weapon ever, Pentagon, Lockheed-Martin )

Judy
- 15 days ago - yahoo.com
It is seen as the cornerstone of the U.S. air defense strategy for the next few decades. The Pentagon has previously announced plans to buy 2,400 of the jets at a cost of $1.5 trillion, including maintenance.
Costco/Kirkland --- Make Your Clothes in the USA!
Business  (tags: corporate, consumers, US made, Costco, Kirkland, clothes, petition )

David
- 16 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please consider signing the petition to ask Costco stores and Kirkland products to find US based workers to make their clothing lines rather than buying from China
Democracy in Peril Twenty Years of Media Consolidation Under the Telecommunications Act
Business  (tags: media, Telecommunications Act of 1996, dominant media, Wall Street, corporate media, Bill Clinton )

Dandelion
- 16 days ago - truth-out.org
Wall Street sinister influence on the political process has been major topic during this presidential campaign. However the role that the media industry plays in Washington poses a comparable threat to our democracy and seldom discussed in dominant media
SEC Charges "Frack Master" Chris Faulkner With $80 Million Fraud
Business  (tags: Breitling Energy, charges, Chris Faulkner, fracking, "Frack Master", financial fraud, indictment, ponzi scheme, SEC )

Judy
- 16 days ago - truth-out.org
Mr. Faulkner and seven others at Breitling Energy Corp. and three additional related companies were charged with what the SEC says was a massive financial fraud that bilked investors out of $80 million.
Fate of Keystone XL Pipeline Could Be Decided in a Texas Courtroom Before NAFTA Tribunal Considers TransCanada's Suit
Business  (tags: TransCanada, Keystone XL, Michael Bishop, NAFTA, TransCanada, Keystone Pipeline )

Judy
- 16 days ago - desmogblog.com
Regardless of the outcome of Bishop's battle against TransCanada, the company's suit against the U.S. government under NAFTA illustrates the potential power NAFTA allows corporations.
Scuba Specific Actioncam Won't Give Divers the Blues
Business  (tags: consumers, technology, entrepreneurs )

Rob
- 16 days ago - gizmag.com
The Octospot on mask strap is designed by and for divers.
How Massachusetts Became GroundZero for Corporate Education Privatization
Business  (tags: Massachusetts, Republican Governor Bill Weld, Charter Schools, privatization, Education Reform Act 1993, Bain Capital, Horace Mann )

Dandelion
- 16 days ago - alternet.org
Education reform is bloodsport in Massachusetts, where public education was birthed and bred by Horace Mann, among others, in the first half of the 19th century, and then born again with the passage of the landmark Education Reform Act of 1993.
This Airbnb Cottage Is 'Beautiful' and 'Spacious.' It's Also in An Israeli Settlement.
Business  (tags: occupied West Bank, settlements, Airbnb, false labelling, rentals, discrimination, +972, illegal settlements )

Evelyn
- 16 days ago - thenation.com
AirBNB listings fall outside the Green Line (used to delineate the internationally recognized border between Israel and the West Bank), but they are listed as being in "Israel." Guests may not even realize they are actually staying in a settlement until
Why Bankers and Financiers Benefit From Low Inflation Policy
Business  (tags: Bankers and low inflation profits )

Michael
- 17 days ago - therealnews.com
PERI's Gerald Epstein explains why financial institutions like the IMF promote fiscal policy that reduces investment, economic growth, and employment
IOWA FARMER EXPOSES COMPLETE FAILURE OF GMOS, BLASTS ROUNDUP READY CROPS FOR CREATING SUPERWEEDS AND SUPERBUGS THAT KILL VITAL I
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, corporate, dishonesty, farming, government, lies, GMO´s, Monsanto, roundup, lies, media, healthcare )

Ricardo
- 17 days ago - cultureofawareness.com
The media is notorious for showcasing genetic engineering as some kind of miracle for food production, but what do actual farmers think of the technology? In a scathing op-ed piece published in The Des Moines Register, Iowa farmer George Naylor....
Google Voice Search Records and Keeps Conversations People Have Around Their Phones
Business  (tags: consumers, marketing, technology )

Rob
- 17 days ago - independent.co.uk
Just talking is enough to activate the recordings, but thankfully there is an easy way of hearing and deleting them.
As World Burns, Richest Nations Can't Decide When to End Fossil Fuel Handouts
Business  (tags: World, Climate, U.S., G20, Environment, Fossil Fuels, Big Oil, COP21, Oil Change International )

Judy
- 19 days ago - commondreams.org
Despite ambitious pledges, global energy ministers could not agree on a target date to phase out billions in subsidies to dirty energy
India: Celebrities And Brand Ambassadors Will Be Held Accountable For The Brand They Endorse
Business  (tags: India, Confederation Of All India Traders (CAIT, consumer protection act, consumer protection, advertising )

Evelyn
- 21 days ago - thelogicalindian.com
If the act becomes a law in the coming monsoon session, endorsements will never be the same. Now celebrities will be held accountable for any advertisement that is found misleading, since brand ambassadors influence consumer choice. Good point!
Shrimp Slaves Wait for Justice 8 Months After Thai Raid
Business  (tags: slavery, shrimp industry, human trafficking, Thailand, Burmese migrant workers )

Judy
- 21 days ago - hosted.ap.org
"I feel like I've been victimized three times. Once in the shrimp shed, the second time in ... jail and now again in the shelter," Tin Nyo Win said on a mobile phone smuggled in by another Burmese worker.
Has the Fracking Industry Already Won The 2016 Elections?
Business  (tags: Fracking, fossil fuels, americans, cover-up, US courts, SustainableDevelopment, corruption )

Fiona
- 22 days ago - desmogblog.com
On June 21st, a federal judge ruled that the Interior Department does not have the authority to regulate fracking on federal lands. What does that mean? Please note, comment, forward

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