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Did Congestion Charging Just Go Viral? By Tali Trigg | August 22, 2014
Business  (tags: world, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 2 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'City-scale congestion charging is picking up steam as a policy tool to free cities from crippling traffic. Singapore led the way starting in 1975, and London, Milan, and Stockholm have since followed suit.'
Terry Macalister The Guardian, Thursday 28 August 2014 09.11 EDT
Business  (tags: world, americans, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, government )

Ruth
- 2 hours ago - theguardian.com
'Wind, solar and other renewable power capacity grew at its strongest ever pace last year and now produces 22% of the world's electricity, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday in a new report.'
The True Meaning of Labor Day
Business  (tags: Labor Day, workers, usa, americans, society, politics, labor )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - thenation.com
For America's workers, Labor Day marks more than the end of summer. It's a reminder of the struggles we have won--and those that lie ahead.
How Toronto's Labour Day Parade Began
Business  (tags: march, Labor Day, economy, government, labor, law, money, politics, society, Toronto, parade )

Lone
- 13 hours ago - thestar.com
In 1872, 10,000 people took to Toronto's streets to fight for a nine-hour workday. And labour leaders say there's still a reason to walk.
Are Companies That Value Employees More Successful?
Business  (tags: goodjobs, good companies, best companies to work for, news, economy, business, politics, labor, society )

Cal
- 1 day ago - cbsnews.com
For those of us heading back to work Tuesday, you might take note of the 10 million unemployed Americans who wish they could join you. We all want a good job. But what defines "good"?
Burger King and Canadian Coffee and Doughnut Chain Tim Hortons Have Announced They Are Merging
Business  (tags: business, corporate, Burger King, doughnut, Tim Hortons )

Darren
- 5 days ago - money.cnn.com
Burger King announced that it has reached a deal to buy Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons and base itself in Canada, a controversial transaction that raises questions about business taxes and corporate patriotism.
Shocking Picture of What Life Will Look Like When You Can't Afford to Retire
Business  (tags: news, money, society, politics, inability to retire, realities, economy, corporate, corruption, consumers )

Cal
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
Will you be ready for the life of a nomad, permanently in search of temporary work?
How the Ultra-Rich .01% Have Sucked Up Even More of America's Wealth Than You Think
Business  (tags: society, law, money, law, lies, politics, class warfare, inequality, economy, dishonesty, corporate )

Cal
- 9 days ago - alternet.org
An extensive analysis of economic conditions and government policy reveals that the need for significant systemic change is now a mathematical fact. Corruption, greed and economic inequality have reached a peak tipping point.
Glyphosate Herbicide Sales Boom Powers Global Biotech Industry - Sustainable Pulse
Business  (tags: Business, Sales, Toxic Chemical, Glyphosate, Herbicide, GMO crops, Big Business, Money, Monsanto, Health risks, Environmental pollution, Sustainability, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 10 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
The global glyphosate herbicide market was valued at 5.46 billion dollars in 2012. This toxic chemical eg Monsanto's 'Roundup Ready' (used with GMO crops) is big business in spite of the fact that glyphosate is harmful to us and the wider ecosystem.
FBI Raids of Charter School Operators Jump
Business  (tags: education, ALEC, charter schools, abuse, taxpayer funding )

Lynn
- 11 days ago - alternet.org
From Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge, from Hartford to Cincinnatti to Albuquerque, FBI agents have been busting into schools, carting off documents, and making arrests leading to high-profile indictments.
 
 
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