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The Profits of Doom
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, environment, ethics, finance, investing, marketing, money, world )

Kathy
- 14 hours ago - onearth.org
For most of the world's population, climate change means nothing but trouble. For a few, it means laughing all the way to the bank.
Rob Walton: Return $7.8 Billion in Tax Breaks and Subsidies PETITION!!
Business  (tags: tax fairness, society, family, culture, ethics, americans, interesting, humans, law, news, rights, business, corporate, dishonesty, money )

Robert
- 11 hours ago - act.aflcio.org
Rob Walton -- the head of Walmart and of America's richest family -- could help his Walmart workers flourish and do his fair share for our country. Instead, he has decided to take nearly $8 billion every year in tax breaks and tax subsidies, and pay his
These Services Are Vital To The Health of the Earth - Economist Call Them Externalities   video
Business  (tags: David Suzuki, Externalities, Sustainable Man, Earth, Economics, disconnected )

Dandelion
- 11 hours ago - youtube.com
Our economic system incentivises the exploitation of earth's finite resources. Money does not stand for anything and must continue to grow (consume more resources) in order for the economy to function. Conventional economics is a form of brain damage.
Pressure on Cargill and ADM to Dump GMO After China Rejects Corn Imports (With Video)
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, corporate, ethics, farming, genetic engineering, GMO corn, money, usa, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - altheadlines.com
Will trade barriers in China and beyond rein in GMO corn's grasp on American food? The United States grows an absurd amount of corn, and more than 90% of that is genetically modified corn, which is then processed and put into foods and drinks of all kinds
Seattle City Council: Raise the Minimum Wage to $15 for All
Business  (tags: minimum wage, Seattle, petitions, income )

Freya
- 1 day ago - youpower.democracyforamerica.com
I urge you to support a $15 an hour minimum wage for all workers in Seattle. It's working in SeaTac and can work here. Phase in the increase over a few years if you must, but reject the demands from big business to create new loopholes and exemptions...
For Many Americans, 'Temp' Work Becomes Permanent Way of Life
Business  (tags: jobs, openings, temporaries, temp work, workers, employment )

Freya
- 2 days ago - nbcnews.com
For Americans who can't find jobs, the booming demand for temp workers has been a path out of unemployment, but now many fear it's a dead-end route.
Are Supermarkets Cheaper Than Farmers' Markets?
Business  (tags: Grocery, Organic, Farmers Market, Produce, Price, Sustainable, Local, Healthy, Economy, Economics, Savings, Value, business, consumers, corporate, environment, ethics, farming, money, wal-mart, Walmart )

Syd
- 3 days ago - threespringsfarm.com
We selected 3 area supermarkets with which to compare our farmers' market prices: an organic/health food chain, Wild Oats, as we grow organically (though not certified); the most widespread grocery store in town, Albertsons; and Wal-Mart...
Sign the Petition: Stop the Corporate Tax Giveaways PETITION!!
Business  (tags: taxes, congress, democrats, republicans, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, government, news, u.s., usa, society, law, interesting, humans, business, corporate, abuse )

Robert
- 3 days ago - signforgood.com
Congress: Stop letting large corporations and banks like General Electric, Goldman Sachs and Citigroup hide their profits offshore to avoid paying U.S. taxes. End the "Active Financing Exception" and the "CFC Look-Through Rule."
Michael Lewis Is Right--Our Financial System Is Totally Broken
Business  (tags: economy, trading, taxes, finance )

Freya
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
If you read one business book this year, make it "Flash Boys" by Michael Lewis. The journalist famous for "Moneyball" and "The Big Short" takes readers inside the parasitic world of high-frequency trading that is harming the broader economy.
US Is An Oligarchy Not a Democracy, Says Scientific Study
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, investments, labor, investors, law, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
A study, to appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the academic journal Perspectives on Politics, finds that the U.S. is no democracy, but instead an oligarchy, meaning profoundly corrupt, so that the answer to the study's opening question, "Who governs?
 
 
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