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Tell Your Senators to Vote NO on Any Bill That Attempts to Undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Business  (tags: banks, regulations, petitions, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau )

Freya
- 9 days ago - action.citizen.org
The CFPB has recovered millions for military families that were overcharged during the housing crisis. It has shed light on the unethical practices of private debt collectors. And it is even poised to address forced arbitration clauses.
The Stealth Trade Agreement That Could Super-Size Industrial Agriculture
Business  (tags: Diet, Food, Agribusiness, Agriculture, WikiLeaks, NAFTA, Big Agriculture, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trade Agreements, Pacific Rim, TPP, Robert Reich, Big Ag, Sustainable Agriculture )

Judy
- 8 days ago - psmag.com
The "finish line is in sight" for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would likely send a generation of forward-thinking agrarian reform straight down the drain.
When a Wildlife Rehab Center Regulates Charter Schools: Inside the Wild World of Charter Regulation
Business  (tags: charter schools, charter school failure, "authorizers" )

Judy
- 8 days ago - propublica.org
Charter school "authorizers" are charged with making sure schools can be trusted with kids and with public money. Problem is, many lack the tools and expertise to do the job. Conflicts of interest are common. Propublica reveals how the system works.
Millennials Will Transform Finance: You Can Bank on That: Milken Institute
Business  (tags: personal finance, technology, Millennials )

Kathryn
- 7 days ago - milkeninstitute.org
This year, the Census Bureau projects, the U.S. millennial population will expand to 75.3 million, partly due to immigration. That will make them the largest demographic group as they inch ahead of the slowly shrinking baby boom cohort.
The BC Government Thinks a Good Price for a Million Litres of Water Is...$2.25
Business  (tags: nestle, BC Government, groundwater, profit, sellong, business, corporate, corruption, economy, finance, government, humans, money, society )

Lone
- 8 days ago - action.sumofus.org
British Columbia will finally start charging companies like Nestlé for taking our groundwater and bottling it to sell at a profit. The problem is it will only be charging $2.25 per million litres.
Single Typo Sinks 124-Year-Old Company
Business  (tags: typom omission, ruined company, business, finance, humans, money, society )

Lone
- 11 days ago - workopolis.com
Here is the tale of how the accidental omission of a single letter âEUR" a typo âEUR" ruined a 124-year-old company and cost the UK government a potential $13 million.
Expo 2015 'Google Translate' Scandal: World Fair Organisers in Milan Accused of Doing English-Language Translation on the Cheap
Business  (tags: translation, google, italy, milan, culture, ethics, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 11 days ago - independent.co.uk
The organisers of the most prestigious world fair on the planet, subject to hundreds of thousands of pounds of investment have been accused of using Google Translate to produce their English-language website.
Unterschreibe FüR Einen Internationalen Strafgerichtshof FüR Umwelt Und Gesundheit
Business  (tags: corporate, economy, consumers, money, government, environment, finance, politics, society, ethics )

Patricia
- 12 days ago - endecocide.org
Danke, dass Du unserem Aufruf für einen Internationalen Strafgerichtshof für Umwelt und Gesundheit unterstützt!!
Coolest New Businesses In Chicago - Business Insider
Business  (tags: start-up, small businesses, chicago )

Kathryn
- 13 days ago - businessinsider.com
From a nerdtastic bar in Wicker Park to an art gallery for carpentry lovers (or a carpentry store for art lovers) in Pilsen, these are the 25 coolest new businesses in Chicago. We defined "new" as a business that opened in the past five years
Stock Buybacks Are Killing the American Economy
Business  (tags: corporations, stock buybacks, fleecing of america )

Judy
- 21 days ago - theatlantic.com
In a gigantic game of financial "keep away", CEOs and shareholders are tossing a $700-billion ball back and forth over the heads of American workers. Their wages as a share of GDP have fallen in almost exact proportion to profit's rise.
 
 
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