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Sign the Pledge: Don't Drink Nestle Water Brands
Business  (tags: Nestle, water, drought, California, boycott, pledge )

- 9 days ago -
At a time when California faces one of the worst droughts on record, Nestle is bottling water out of California's springs, aquifers and national forests to sell for profit. Sign the pledge to boycott Nestle brands.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL MCDONALD'S: Pay a Living Wage to Your Workers!
Business  (tags: corruption, corporate, business, labor, living wages, Mcdonald's )

- 9 days ago -
McDonald's doesn't want anyone to see the historic protests that are planned at its shareholder meeting this year âEUR" so it decided to ban the media.
U.S. Hosts Arms Bazaar at White House Arab Summit
Business  (tags: White House Arab Summit, Arms Sales, Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, Stockholm International Peace Research I, SIPRI, United States, Obama Administration )

- 12 days ago -
Obama emphasis was less on diplomacy, more on arms: e.g. fighter aircraft, attack helicopters, radar planes, refueling aircraft, air-to-air missiles, armored vehicles, artillery, small arms and ammunition, cluster bombs, and missile defense systems.
Remember Mayflower? Exxon Slapped With Paltry Fine for Tar Sands Pipeline Spill
Business  (tags: Climate, U.S., Environment, Arkansas, Corporate Power, Pollution, Fossil Fuels, Tar Sands )

- 37 days ago -
Arkansas suit against oil giant ends with $5 million agreement
Kochs, Corps, and Monsanto Trade Group Have Bankrolled Group Attacking Dr. Oz
Business  (tags: The Center for Media and Democracy, CMD, American Council on Science and Health, ACSH, Dr. Oz, corporate and foundation funds, propaganda, corporate front organization, credibility problem, Koch Bros. Monsanto, GMO's )

- 33 days ago -
One of the doctors is a convicted felon who works for the ACSH, which is often seen bashing people concerned about GMOs and chemicals used in factory farming. They are also busy spinning pesticides, GMOs, fracking, e-cigarettes, and more.
SEC Rule Would Link Executive Pay To Performance
Business  (tags: corporate pay, Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC )

- 30 days ago -
The proposed rule will now be subject to a 60-day comment period.
Connect the World or Capture It? Critics Raise Alarm Over Facebook's Spurious Internet.Org
Business  (tags: World, Rights, Big Brother, Facebook, Net Neutrality )

- 24 days ago -
Facebook service promises free web access for the developing world, while threatening the privacy and rights of hundreds of millions worldwide
No One's Talking About What The Pacific Trade Deal Means For Diets
Business  (tags: trans pacific partnership, trade agreement, NAFTA )

- 18 days ago -
If you think trade deals are just about business, think again. They can also have a sweeping effect on how people eat.
Dear Oil Industry: Secretary Moniz Seeks Arctic Advice From Petrol Profiteers
Business  (tags: U.S. Arctic, oil and gas development, National Petroleum Council, federal advisory committee, Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, oil companies, offshore drilling )

- 17 days ago -
Collaboration. Prudence. Traditional knowledge. Values that supposedly guided members of this "federal advisory committee" who responded to Moniz's request for advice on Arctic oil and gas development. The reassuring promo video makes you want to drill.
Blackwater Founder Turns White-Collar Boss, Aids China Firms
Business  (tags: Erik Prince, Blackwater International founder, China, Citic Group, Frontier Services Group, Hong Kong, African danger zones, South Sudan Ministry of Petroleum )

- 12 days ago -
Although Prince's new company is small relative to the billion-dollar business Blackwater used to be, he's got a big backer in Citic Group, the Chinese government's largest conglomerate.
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