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Sweden Introduces The 6 Hour Work Day
Business  (tags: Sweden, 6 hour work day, more productive, happier employees, more leisure time )

Dandelion
- 11 days ago - independent.co.uk
The new work day would ensure people have enough energy to pursue their private lives when they leave work something which can be difficult with eight hour days.
Revoke the Permits for the Dakota Access Pipeline! - Petition
Business  (tags: Greenpeace, petition, revoke permits, environmental studies, sacred lands, water, President Obama )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The pipeline was approved without adequate environmental reviews or consultation from the community and any spill is a direct threat to water supplies for the Standing Rock Sioux who live less than a mile downstream.
Who Is Banking on The Dakota Access Pipeline
Business  (tags: charts, Energy Transfer Partners, oil and gas infrastructure, banks, billions of dollars )

Dandelion
- 17 days ago - littlesis.org
Energy Transfer Partners has a revolving credit line of $3.75 billion toward expanding its oil and gas infrastructure holdings, with commitments from 26 different banks. Charts will give you a quick overall view.
The FDA Now Officially Belongs to Big Pharma
Business  (tags: FDA, Big Pharma, Duke University )

Dandelion
- 17 days ago - bients.com
Only four senators opposed the confirmation of Robert Califf who was approved today as the next FDA commissioner. Califf chancellor of clinical and translational research at Duke University until recently received money from 23 drug companies.
ITT Technical Institutes Shuts Down Leaving a Hefty Bill
Business  (tags: ITT Tech, shut down, closed doors, students left in the dust, student loans, taxpayers lose, fraud, privatization )

Dandelion
- 21 days ago - bloomberg.com
Taxpayers have sent billions of dollars to the company since 2010. It closed more than 130 campuses and leaving as many as 40,000 students stranded in one of the largest college closures in American history.
Hillary Blasts For Profit Colleges But Bill Took Millions From One
Business  (tags: Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, For Profit College, Walden University, Laureate, millions of dollars )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - nbcnews.com
According to tax returns released by the Clinton campaign, the Clintons earned a total $22 million from for-profit education companies. He quit that role 12 days before Hillary Clinton announced her run for president.
150 Million Indian Workers Take Part In Largest Strike in Centuries
Business  (tags: Indian workers, trade unions, India, neoliberalism, strike, largest in history )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - therealnews.com
This particular strike is about linking the formal sector workers to the informal sector workers and to fight for the rights of informal sector workers to create trade unions and recognize those trade unions within Indian labor law.
Close the Loophole in Section 162(M) That Forces Taxpayers to Subsidize CEO Bonuses!
Business  (tags: CEOs, Executives, tax breaks, greed, income inequality, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 22 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Section 162(m) was a well-intentioned effort by Bill Clinton to rein in executive pay by capping tax deductions for CEOs. There's a loophole in the language, however, that allows exemptions for any pay that is considered "performance-based."
The Workers Song - Labor Day   video
Business  (tags: Labor Day, Dick Gaughan, workers song, worker rights, dedication, fat cats )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - youtube.com
Richard Peter Gaughan usually known as Dick Gaughan is a Scottish musician, singer, and songwriter, particularly of folk and social protest songs. Dedicated to all us workers who have toiled for years.
TPP We Are Watching - Petition
Business  (tags: TPP, unfair trade, petition, Congress, no lame duck vote, workers, laborers, Labor Day )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - goiam.org
TPP will mean more jobs being sent overseas and lower wages at home. Tell your U.S. Representative and Senators to VOTE NO on any lame duck TPP vote.
 
 
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