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What If Shareholders Knew About Their Company's Political Spending?
Business  (tags: business, ethics, investors, politics, usa, SEC, political spending, new regulation )

Lynn
- 10 hours ago - alternet.org
...a proposed Securities and Exchange Commission rule that would force publicly traded companies to disclose their political spending to their shareholders.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Apple to Go Further to Protect Worker Health and Safety
Business  (tags: worker safety, Apple, supply chains, world, society, money, news, corporate, business, dishonesty, americans, abuse, politics )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - action.greenamerica.org
Join Green America in asking Apple to build on its first steps to protect workers and encourage the company to go further to ensure all workers who make its products are safe.
How Billionaires Like the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson and Sam Walton Are Destroying America
Business  (tags: billionaires, greed, Koch Brothers, robber barons, Democracy, plutocracy, capitalism )

Freya
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
The Koch brothers are only the most conspicuous among a whole tribe of "self-made" billionaires who imagine themselves architects or master builders of a revamped, rehabilitated America. The resurgence of what might be called dynastic or family capitalism
Will the Government Finally Regulate the Most Predatory Industry in America?
Business  (tags: politics, government, ethics, corruption, payday loans, predatory practices, business, dishonesty, society, politics, law, news, ethics, corporate, consumers )

Cal
- 76 days ago - thenation.com
With interest rates as high as 700 percent, many borrowers end up under a mountain of unpayable debt from predatory payday loans
EX-NEW MEXICO GOV. JOHNSON NAMED POT COMPANY CEO
Business  (tags: Gov. Gary Johnson, marijuana, CEO, New Mexico, Cannabis Sativa, Nevada )

Carrie
- 73 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
A Nevada-based startup that plans on selling medical and recreational marijuana products named former New Mexico governor and U.S. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson as its CEO and president, the company announced Tuesday.
Stop Calling Hobby Lobby a Christian Business
Business  (tags: Hobby Lobby, hypocrisy, religion )

Freya
- 72 days ago - theweek.com
The craft store is exalted by the conservative faithful. But it conducts business in a way that flouts Christian values.
10 Things Generation X Won't Tell You
Business  (tags: business, money, personal finance, Generation X, generation gap )

Robert
- 74 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Unlike previous generations, those born between 1965 and 1980 are poorer than their parents were at their age. There are some bright spots however.
Oil Palm Plantations Degrade Local Water Quality Relative to Community Forests
Business  (tags: Palm oil, oil palm, plantations, degradation, water, destruction, forests, flora, fauna, Journal of Geophysical Research, Biogeosciences )

Evelyn
- 75 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Oil palm plantations are not only encroaching on forests, they are also degrading water quality, finds a new study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences.
Monsanto's 'Roundup Ready' GM Maize Could Be Growing in Europe Next Year. PLEASE SIGN PETITION
Business  (tags: Monsanto, Europe, GMO, MEPs )

Evelyn
- 77 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Europe may have just opened the floodgates for Monsanto to grow its genetically modified crops across the continent. But the European Parliament can still vote to stop this.
Stop the Wall Street Schmooze!
Business  (tags: lobbying, petitions, economy, banks, Wall Street, economics )

Freya
- 81 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
The big banks and financial services industry are at it again, trying to undermine reforms we passed to prevent another economic meltdown. They're pushing a package of bills that will tie up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in so much red tape
 
 
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