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Warren Blasts Top Wall Street Cop for 'Broken Promises' and Lax Regulation
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Elizabeth Warren, Campaign Finance, Wall Street, Corporate Power )

- 248 days ago -
Warren wrote. "When the SEC falls down on the job, the impact is felt throughout the economy and it touches every American family."
"Iron Man" Suit Lives on in Dreams of Special Operations Commanders
Business  (tags: private sector research, SOFIC, Special Ops industry conference, tens of $millions, Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, TALOS, iron man suit, Retired Admiral William McRaven, Army Gen. Joseph Votel )

- 246 days ago -
"Man and weaponized robo-suit shall become one, fused together in body and mind." This little number was included in Tom Coburn's 2014 "Wastebook"
Why Your Beauty Salon Likely Doesn't Have Any Employees
Business  (tags: beauty salons, beauticians, hair stylists, labor issues, wage theft )

- 247 days ago -
I had no idea of the abuses in this industry! There needs to be a concerted effort to help stylists access their rights.
Gaza, Drones and the Booming Business of War in Israel
Business  (tags: ISDEF Expo, Israel, Israreli arms expo, Gaza, U.S. subsidies, the business of war, war profiteering, international weapons manufacturers, arms marketing )

- 244 days ago -
The wars in Gaza have devastated the population, but they've benefited weapons manufacturers looking to market their products. Inside an Israeli arms expo.
French Gov to Grocers: Toss Food Out, Pick Up Fines
Business  (tags: world, France, food waste, hunger, fines, humans, government, grocery stores, money, ethics, environment, economy, corporate, society, news, law )

- 241 days ago -
As the phenomenon of global food waste gains attention, France plans to ban grocery stores from tossing unwanted food.
Study: Organic Farming Trumps Conventional Farming
Business  (tags: organic farming, business, money, scientists, research, study, environment, humans, news, consumers )

- 241 days ago -
A new study indicates that even with the added costs involved, organic farming nets a significantly higher profit for farmers than conventional farming. Of course, that raises the question: why isn't everyone going organic?
Why the Super-Rich Pay Taxes on a Much Tinier Fraction of Their Income Than You Do
Business  (tags: greed, taxes, economic injustice, wealth, income disparity )

- 241 days ago -
The IRS released a new report that reveals the staggering amount of money that the top one-thousandth of the 1% in the US is hoarding.
New Retirement Age Is Not 65, Not 95: It's Higher
Business  (tags: labor, retirement )

- 242 days ago -
It's time to ban mandatory retirement completely.
Unprecedented Abundance Economic Reality Peer Through The Illusion
Business  (tags: David Degraw, economic stress, poverty, $100 trillion in wealth, system rigged, flawed )

- 243 days ago -
I then began to intensely question how it is possible that there is such a stunning, unprecedented abundance of wealth, and at the same time so much economic stress, insecurity and poverty. It does not have to be this way. An excellent read.
Sign the Pledge: Don't Drink Nestle Water Brands
Business  (tags: Nestle, water, drought, California, boycott, pledge )

- 260 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.
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