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NLRB Rules Against Target in Brooklyn Union Case
Business  (tags: unions, good )

- 19 days ago -
Maybe this is a first step in strengthening unions in the USA again?!
The Re-Enserfment of Western Peoples
Business  (tags: Michael Hudson, U.S., multinationals, Congress, offshoring, financialization, TPP, Fast Track )

- 15 days ago -
The corporations are buying power cheaply. They bought the entire US House of Representatives for just under $200 million.
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 )

- 10 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.
Contractors That Defraud the Government the Most Also Spend the Most on Lobbying
Business  (tags: POGO, federal contractors, fraud, misconduct, lobbying, Transaction Records Access Clearinghouse )

- 11 days ago -
A relatively small handful of federal contractors are responsible for the lion's share of the $92 billion in fines, settlements, and court judgements assessed for defrauding taxpayers and other forms of contractor misconduct since 1995, a new report says
Almost Half of America's Workers Make Less Than $15 An Hour
Business  (tags: wages, income, workers, economy )

- 12 days ago -
New research shows much more than wage hikes are needed to build sustainable jobs for low-wage workers.
For America's Unbanked: Re-Establishing the Postal Savings Bank
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Wall Street, Corporate Power, Ralph Nader, Privatization, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders )

- 11 days ago -
Postal banking, Ralph Nader says 'could help break the cycle of madness that keeps millions of Americans in financial quicksand.'
King Obama, His Royal Court, and the TPP - Ralph Nader
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Barack Obama, Trade, TPP, Corporate Power, Ralph Nader )

- 153 days ago -
I challenge President Obama to state publically that he has read the entire TPP. Even a benign monarch would do this for his/her trusting subjects.
Obama Administration Delivers Big Blow to Shell's Arctic Drilling Plans
Business  (tags: Arctic, Arctic drilling, Chukchi Sea, shell, Shell Oil Co )

- 149 days ago -
The Obama administration delivered a major setback to Shell's Arctic drilling plans on Tuesday, by ruling that the company can't simultaneously bore two wells into the Chukchi Sea this summer.
10 Potential Alternatives To The Conventional Capitalist System
Business  (tags: capitalism, banking, companies, economics, communities, energy, sustainability )

- 151 days ago -
Some believe our current system of economic organization is starting to fail us, but other than the horrors of Communist collectivism, what alternatives do we really have? As it turns out, there are quite a few.
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