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Why the GOP Loves the 'Secondhand Economy'
Business  (tags: workers, wages, productivity, economic injustice, sharing economy, ignorance )

Freya
- 8 days ago - dailykos.com
During the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican nominee John McCain traveled to Ynez, KY, to announce his economic vision in the place where LBJ launched the War on Poverty back in 1965. His solution for Americans struggling to make ends meet? Ebay.
Big Money Stalls Key Dodd-Frank Anti-Corruption Rule for 5 Years and Counting
Business  (tags: corporations, multinationals, U.S., anti-corruption law, Congress, Obama, Dodd-Frank, Section 1504 Rule, Congress, natural resources, "the paradox of plenty", "resource curse", foreign countries, governments )

Judy
- 9 days ago - firstlook.org
In July of 2010, Congress gave the Securities and Exchange Commission 270 days to issue a rule on how exactly to implement it. Today, 1,821 days later, there still is no rule. Why not?
How Goldman Sachs Profited From the Greek Debt Crisis
Business  (tags: world, Greece, government, Wall Street, predatory loans, Golman Sachs, corruption, dishonesty, debt, ethics, finance, money, abuse )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - nationofchange.org
The Greek debt crisis offers another illustration of Wall Street's powers of persuasion and predation, although the Street is missing from most accounts. The crisis was exacerbated years ago by a deal with Goldman Sachs, engineered by current CEO...
Tell the IRS: Stop Hedge Funds From Dodging TaxesTell the IRS: Stop Hedge Funds From Dodging Taxes
Business  (tags: hedge funds, tax evasion, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 9 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The 25 richest hedge fund managers pocketed nearly $21 billion last year. ThatâEUR(TM)s more than twice the annual income of all kindergarten teachers in America combined!
4 Ways to Spot Big Pharma's Media Manipulation
Business  (tags: propaganda, manipulation, Big Business, deception, lies, astroturfing )

Freya
- 9 days ago - theantimedia.org
Studies show that people are gullible enough to believe anything if it appears on TV and sounds authoritative. If this is really true, upper-echelon pharmaceutical companies may be using the media to bend the publicâEUR(TM)s perception.
Airwaves Auction May Shrink âEUR" Not Increase âEUR" Wireless Competition | Center for Public Integrity
Business  (tags: airwaves auction )

Deborah
- 10 days ago - publicintegrity.org
Spectrum auction may help small carriers, but not enough to take on goliaths AT&T, Verizon
Jerome Roos: Greece's Capitulation Reveals Deep Conflicts Within Eurozone
Business  (tags: Greece, financial crisis, Euro, Euro-zone, Tsipras, Grexit, Syriza, Wolfgang Schäuble, Merkel, Yanis Varoufakis, IMF, ECB )

Evelyn
- 10 days ago - analyzegreece.gr
Rather than resolving the euro crisis, Tsipras' unexpected U-turn has revealed deep conflicts among the creditors, who now fight over how to respond.
Not Guilty? You STILL Pay! The Bail System Is a SCAM!   video
Business  (tags: Bail Bonds, for profit, incentive to incarcerate, Global Tel-Link, Corizon, The GEO Group, The Bail Industry, Police, CCA, Philippines, United States )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - youtube.com
Only two Countries in the world do this the Philippines and the United States. This is a profit incentive to incarcerating people. There are some companies that are showing big profits that will tell you that things have never been better.
TAKE ACTION - Why Is Oprah Wearing Diamonds From a Settlement Mogul?
Business  (tags: Lev Leviev, Oprah, blood diamonds, economic justice, racism, settlements, Palestine, human rights abuses, usa, world, news, labor, ethics, abuse )

Jess
- 11 days ago - endtheoccupation.org
What was Oprah doing on the cover of O Magazine wearing diamonds from Lev Leviev, an Israeli billionaire whose companies have been involved in brutal human rights abuses
How Goldman Sachs Profited From the Greek Debt Crisis
Business  (tags: business, ethics, corporate, dishonesty, money, news, politics )

Cal
- 11 days ago - thenation.com
 The investment bank made millions by helping to hide the true extent of the debt, and in the process almost doubled it.
Inequality Can Be Addressed Only If We Start Talking About the 'Working Class'
Business  (tags: inequality, class in America, working class, unions, U.S., Canada )

Judy
- 11 days ago - theconversation.com
Some might dismiss this as mere semantics, but the absence of a robust discussion of class has real costs. Consider what has happened to US labor unions.
Education: The Next Corporate Frontier
Business  (tags: Education and the Business World )

Michael
- 12 days ago - commondreams.org
Estimates of the global education market topped $4 trillion. The US education market alone is worth over $700 billion. A large chunk of this is tax money, disbursed to schools by local and federal government wants a piece of it.
Tell Cabela's: No Completed Background Check, No Gun Sale - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: gun sales, background checks, completed background checks, Cabela's, petition )

Judy
- 12 days ago - act.everytown.org
We learned last week that the Charleston shooter was able to purchase a gun even though he did not pass a background check.

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