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Outlaw Stock Buybacks
Business  (tags: stock market, greed, economic injustice, corporations, petitions )

- 21 hours ago -
Stock buybacks, which allow corporations to artificially inflate the value of their stocks, were illegal until 1982. Because stock buybacks create an artificial demand, they force stock prices above their natural level.
This Supreme Court Case Could Make Corporate Giants Even More Powerful
Business  (tags: corporations, credit card companies, monopoly power, Ohio v. American Express, Supreme Court, "two-sided market" )

- 1 day ago -
A decision in Ohio v. American Express could undermine our ability to curtail monopoly power.
Demand Equal Pay for Equal Work- ForceChange
Business  (tags: money, equality, fair wages )

- 1 day ago -
Reinstate tools that ensure companies offer their employees fair compensation.
Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Olympia Food Co-Op Over Israel Boycott
Business  (tags: global boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign , Olympia Food Co-op, settlements-israeli land grabs, palestinian territories, international laws, apartheid state regime, zionism-colonialism, Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, in )

- 1 day ago -
In 2010 the co-op became the first grocery store in the US to boycott Israeli goods as part of the global boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign for Palestinian rights
How Did Your Senators Vote on the Bank Lobbyist Act?
Business  (tags: banks, banking, bills, consumer protections, finances, financial, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
S. 2155, also know as the Bank Lobbyist Act, is a bill that takes aim at Dodd-Frank protections for consumers and the ability to monitor big banks to prevent another financial meltdown.
PETITION - Tell Disney CEO Bob Iger: Don't Discriminate Against Your Union Employees!
Business  (tags: disney, CEO Bob Iger, discrimination, union employees, americans, business, corruption, economy, finance, money )

- 3 days ago -
So-called family-friendly businesses like Disney should not go out of their way to make life harder for the people who work for them. The cast members who make Disney so successful deserve job standards and wages that value families, NOT broken promises
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Trader JoeâEUR(TM)s for Deceptive Egg Carton Labeling
Business  (tags: Animal Legal Defense Fund, Trader Joe's, egg carton labeling, cage-free eggs, hens, natural conditions, business, consumers, dishonesty, ethics, marketing, money )

- 2 days ago -
The action seeks to stop Trader JoeâEUR(TM)s from deceptively labeling its cage-free eggs and misleading consumers seeking eggs from hens raised in more natural conditions
Women-Only Ride-Sharing Service DriveHer Launches Friday in Toronto
Business  (tags: woman-only rides, DriveHer, toronto, service, business, Entrepreneurs, news )

- 2 days ago -
Addo says it has been a long process getting the company off the ground, but news of women getting assaulted and harassed shows a need for her service.
WV DEP Orders Rover Pipeline to Stop Construction, Citing Multiple Violations
Business  (tags: Energy Transfer Partners, Rover Pipeline, West Virginia DEP, cease and desist order )

- 4 days ago -
The cease-and-desist order is the second the DEP has issued to Energy Transfer Partners, the Rover Pipeline Pipeline builders for similar violations in July 2017. Also in April, the pipeline spilled more than 2 million gallons of drilling fluid in Ohio.
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