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**Please Sign** END Government Selling Fines to Private Companies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: courts, Corporate rule, private prisons )

- 1513 days ago -
The Causes Article inspired me to create this petition.
Petition for a New USA Pledge of Allegiance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, constitution, Corporate rule, We the People )

- 2775 days ago -
Please consider whether this new Pledge of Allegiance might better serve WE THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
EPA Scientists Complain About Political Pressure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: EPA, skewed "research", political pressure, corporate rule )

- 3649 days ago -
The Union of Concerned Scientists said more than half of the nearly 1,600 EPA staff scientists who responded online to a detailed questionnaire reported they had experienced incidents of political interference in their work.
Tech Company Illegally Fires Cal Poly Student Workers for Unionizing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: unions, corporate rule )

- 3652 days ago -
After being subjected an unannounced pay cut from $10/hr to $8/hr, Cal Poly student marketing representatives Austin Garrido and Sarah Doolittle were fired by their employer,, for attempting to organize a worker's union.
Three Amigos Summit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate rule, globalization )

- 3653 days ago -
Mexico, the United States, and Canada will be gathering in New Orleans on April 21 and 22...Wal-Mart, Chevron, and 28 other large corporations are in on the closed-door negotiations, while members of Congress, journalists, and ordinary citizens are exclud
Privately Rich, Publicly Poor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate rule, corporate gov't, fascism )

- 3653 days ago -
Force Congress and...White House employees to be the FIRST to adopt any privatization of medical care, pension, education for their of the finest American political inventions, the dilution of power: separation of corporation and state.
The Hidden Battle to Control the World's Food Supply
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food, corporate rule, globalization )

- 3654 days ago -
Food riots are breaking out across the planet. We must re-examine corporate control of the food supply.
CEOs Pushing Ayn Rand Studies Use Money to Overcome Resistance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate rule, education for selfishness )

- 3657 days ago -
The charitable arm of BB&T Corp., a banking company, pledged $1 million to the University of North Carolina Charlotte in 2005 and obtained an agreement that Rand's novel ``Atlas Shrugged'' would become required reading for students.
EPA Opens Chemical Risk Assessment to Corporate Lobbying
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate rule, corporate gov't )

- 3657 days ago -
new process for assessing the health risks of new chemicals that allows chemical manufacturers and other industries to play key roles. As a result, it will be much easier to inject corporate influence into public health determinations that should be purel
Tomato Pickers Feeling Spied on | News-Press.Com | The News-Press
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate rule, burger king, field workers, labor, human rights )

- 3658 days ago -
Who would spy on a couple of nonprofit human rights groups? Who would hire a professional infiltrator to sit in on the organizations' planning sessions? Who would attack them on the Web for their efforts to improve the lives of workers who pick produce fo
Cops and Former Secret Service Agents Ran Black Ops on Green Groups
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: eco-terrorists, corporate rule, infiltrators, spies )

- 3661 days ago -
Meet the private security firm that spied on Greenpeace and other environmental outfits for corporate clients. A tale of intrigue, infiltration, and dumpster-diving. (This is a must read for those interested in helping animals or the environment.)
Another Record Year for Lobbying: $2.8 Billion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate rule, buying Congress, buying legislation )

- 3662 days ago -
Expanding Washington's influence industry by 8 percent in 2007, industries and interests spent $17 million for every day Congress was in session. The drug industry spent the most of all, paying lobbyists 25 percent more last year.
In Justice Shift, Corporate Deals Replace Trials
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate rule )

- 3664 days ago -
in the age of Enron, these kinds of charges would probably have resulted in a criminal indictment. Instead, Monsanto was allowed to pay $1 million and avoid criminal prosecution by entering into a monitoring agreement with the Justice Department.
U.S. May Without Names of Retailers in Certain Meat Recalls
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate rule, VEGANS RULE! )

- 3677 days ago -
Under pressure from the food industry, the Agriculture Department is considering a proposal not to identify retailers where tainted meat went for sale except in cases of serious health risk, The Associated Press has learned.
Supreme Court Inc.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Corporate rule, supreme court )

- 3685 days ago -
While the Rehnquist Court heard less than one antitrust decision a year, on average, between 1988 and 2003, the Roberts Court has heard seven in its first two terms -- and all of them were decided in favor of the corporate defendants.

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