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McDonald's Can Afford to Triple Their CEO's Salary. Do You Want Lies With That?
Business  (tags: fast food, wages, greed )

- 6 days ago -
They can't afford to raise the minimum wage? But they can always afford a big pay increase for the CEO. Always. Even when sales are down for the year.
Hasbro & Disney: Stop Exploiting Toy Workers
Business  (tags: workers, labor, sweat shops, toys, Disney, Hasbro, human rights, petitions )

- 6 days ago -
11 hour days. Non-stop shifts in hot facilities with scant water breaks. Chemical handling without gloves or masks. Crowded dorms. Unpaid work. Poverty wages. These are just some of the issues faced by the people who make toys for Hasbro and Disney.
TAKE ACTION NOW: TARGET: Don't Open on Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: Keeping the Thanks in thanksgiving, greedy retailers, business, corporate, business, americans, ethics )

- 7 days ago -
Now, stores are opening on Thanksgiving Day in the pursuit of ever bigger holiday profits. This comes at the expense of retail workers, who will spend the day at work instead of with their families
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Plan to Kill GMO Labeling!
Business  (tags: fda, gmo salmon, human consumption, monsanto, abuse, business, consumers, corruption, society, usa )

- 7 days ago -
Breaking: Yesterday the FDA just approved GMO salmon, the first genetically engineered animal for direct human consumption. This approval was flawed, irresponsible and most likely illegal.
TransCanada Will Grow Without Keystone XL
Business  (tags: Transcanada )

- 7 days ago -
It's going to be a long haul on this.
Syngenta Convicted in Brazil
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, humans, society, SustainableDevelopment, world )

- 8 days ago -
Justice finds company responsible for armed attack on encamped rural workers.
JPMorgan Investigated For Mortgage Securities Fraud
Business  (tags: 2008 financial crisis, Alayne Fleischmann, Department of Justice, JPMorgan, RBS, Wall Street, Whistleblower )

- 8 days ago -
With the clock ticking down on the 10-year statute of limitations for financial crimes prior to the 2008 financial crisis, the DoJ appears to be finally ready to take a shot at criminal charges against the Wall Street banks that wrecked the economy.
Prosecution Rests in Trial of Ex-CEO in 2010 West Virginia Mine Explosion
Business  (tags: West Virginia, CEO Don Blankenship, trial, coal mine disaster, Upper Big Branch, Massey Energy, conspiracy, mine safety laws, lying to inspectors )

- 10 days ago -
The trial will now shift to defense for Don Blankenship, who could get up to 30 years in prison for breaking safety laws in worst US coal mine disaster in decades.
The Secretly Negotiated TPP Will Impact Your Life In Many Ways Together We Can Stop It - Petition
Business  (tags: TPP, Fast Track, Presidents signature, 10 examples, Trade Agreements, secretly negotiated )

- 10 days ago -
Now we see why the US Trade Representative and President Obama initially made a deal to keep the TPP secret for four years after it was ratified. A Fast Track Agreement was to release it within 60 days before the President signs it.
Report Calls on Aluminium Industry to Respect Indigenous Peoples' Rights
Business  (tags: aluminum industry, report, indigenous peoples' rights, bauxite mines, Free Prior and Informed Consent, FPIC )

- 11 days ago -
"Indigenous communities must be able to define the terms and conditions of their engagement with the industry as well as develop their own technical capacity."
GREENPEACE - Tell Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar to Stop the Approval of Commercial Cultivation of GM Mustard in India.
Business  (tags: GMO Foods, GMO seeds, Food Safety, food labeling, dishonesty, hidden ingredients, consumers, politics, protection )

- 12 days ago -
The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) is going to meet in a few weeks to decide the fate of Indian mustard. This meeting is happening behind closed doors - your views are not invited.
Obama Touts Trade Pact With Former Government Officials Linked to Industries That Would Benefit
Business  (tags: revolving door, corporate influence on government, bipartisan meeting, Obama, TPP, Madeleine Albright, Brent Scowcroft, Adm. Mike Mullen, James Baker )

- 12 days ago -
While Obama has publicly criticized the so-called "revolving door" between government and business, the headliners attending Friday's meeting are some of the best-known government officials who now help corporations influence government.
Petition: TPP = TREASON
Business  (tags: TPP Trade Deal, treason, dishonesty, corporate greed, environmental consequences, ethics, LABOR EXPLOITATION, overfishing, Transparency, bad business practices, politics )

- 12 days ago -
This treasonous deal allows corporations to sue us for loss of profits: including, for increasing minimum wage, any regulation that protects our environment, for not allowing the overfishing of our oceans. Foreign corporations can bid on jobs here and..

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