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PETITION - Protect Freedoms of Speech and Assembly
Business  (tags: freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, boycotts, conflict, international business, revocations, discourage, business practices, corporate interests )

- 9 days ago -
Doing business with companies that are boycotting countries the U.S. considers allies could be made illegal if a bill passed by the New York State Senate becomes law. The bill further requires the state maintain a list of individuals and companies who...
PETITION - COCA-COLA: Do Not Sponsor 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea - A DOG EATING NATION!
Business  (tags: aweful dog cruelty, dog meat consumption, bad business, ethics, greedy attitude, barbaric behaviour, disgusting attitude )

- 19 days ago -
As most of you are aware, in South Korea dog meat consumption is still very much legal. Millions of dogs are cooked alive for their meat all across the country. South Korea has started to host the biggest dog soup festival on the planet, the BOK-NAL...
Revoke ExxonMobil's Corporate Charter for Climate Destruction and Cover-Up
Business  (tags: business, dishonesty, ethics, government )

- 28 days ago -
Please sign this petition asking New Jersey AG to revoke Exxon-Mobil's Corporate charter, this was a suggestion I read on Truth-Out and Huffington Post and it seems like a great idea.
Top Japanese TPP Negotiator Caught Taking Bribe - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: TPP, Japan, bribes, secrecy, trade agreement, trade policy, bad deal, Pres. Obama, petition )

- 20 days ago -
This is why policy that affects the economy, environment, Internet, sovereignty, and freedom of expression should never be made in secret. President Obama is expected to sign the TPP in less than two weeks. We have to stop this.
Hasbro & Disney: Stop Exploiting Toy Workers
Business  (tags: workers, labor, sweat shops, toys, Disney, Hasbro, human rights, petitions )

- 83 days ago -
11 hour days. Non-stop shifts in hot facilities with scant water breaks. Chemical handling without gloves or masks. Crowded dorms. Unpaid work. Poverty wages. These are just some of the issues faced by the people who make toys for Hasbro and Disney.
Business  (tags: corporate, offshore accounts, exploitation of tax loopholes, inequality, dishonesty, greed, tax havens, abuse, unethical business, laws, politics )

- 25 days ago -
When big corporations hide billions in offshore accounts and exploit other tax loopholes, it is small businesses and the middle class that pick up the tab. Money that could be used to put children in schools, build hospitals, and reduce inequality is...
No Winning Powerball Tickets Sold; Jackpot Hits $1.3 Billion
Business  (tags: money )

- 33 days ago -
I wouldn't mind winning that jackpot.
PETITION - Plate of the Union: A Call for Action on Food and Farming
Business  (tags: food system, Factory Farming, industrial farming, pesticide usage, health risks, farmers, farm workers, responsibility, ethics, safety, politics, consumers )

- 32 days ago -
Our food system is broken, and it's time to make fixing it a national priority. Industrialized, pesticide-dependent methods of farming are failing too many, putting the health of children, farmers, farmworkers and rural communities at risk.
Hillary Clinton Made More in 12 Speeches to Big Banks Than Most of Us Earn in a Lifetime
Business  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Big Banks, finance industry, huge speaking fees )

- 34 days ago -
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders this week assailed rival Hillary Clinton for taking large speaking fees from the financial industry since leaving the State Department.
Pfizer Hikes U.S. Prices for Over 100 Drugs on January 1
Business  (tags: drug companies, pharmaceuticals, U.S., Pfizer Inc., Pfizer-Allergan merger, tax avoidance, price gouging )

- 33 days ago -
Pfizer Inc, is planning a $160-billion merger with Ireland-based Allergan Plc to slash its U.S. tax bill. On Jan. 1, Pfizer raised U.S. prices for more than 100 of its drugs, some by as much as 20 percent.
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