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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
- 61 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
- 58 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
- 57 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
- 58 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
- 60 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
- 62 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
- 66 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
The Biotech Industry's Assault on Balanced Journalism
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, ethics, farming, lies, money, society )

Kathy
- 66 days ago - nongmoreport.com
GMO proponents pressuring Reuters to remove journalist who presents both sides of GMO debate. Good journalism is founded on balance and fairness. This means presenting several sides of a story or points of view to help readers gain a more comprehensive
Primark Shopper Finds 'Cry for Help' Stitched Into Her £10 Dress
Business  (tags: business, abuse, environment, labor )

Shaheen
- 66 days ago - independent.co.uk
Dress from a Primark store in Swansea reportedly contained a label reading 'forced to work exhausting hours'
Meet the Modern Farmers: Jess Arnsteen
Business  (tags: farming, economy, ethics, society, labor, good news, Americans, humans, environment, labor, news )

Carrie
- 68 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Arnsteen is in the unlikely position of being a farmer who doesn't have to sell his crops. As the manager of edible ecosystems at Parducci Wine Estates in Ukiah, California, he works to feed more than 60 employees in Mendocino County.
 
 
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