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Puerto Rico Says It Cannot Pay Its Debt Setting Off Potential Crisis In The U.S.
Business  (tags: Puerto Rico, markets, bonds, financial crisis, higher borrowing, USA )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The governor of Puerto Rico has decided that the island cannot pay back more than $70 billion in debt setting up an unprecedented financial crisis that could rock the municipal bond market and lead to higher borrowing costs for govts across the USA.
Top CEOs Make 300 Times More Than Typical Workers
Business  (tags: world, usa, politics, money, finance, economy, corporate, business, CEOs, 300 times, Chief Executive, typical workers )

Darren
- 3 days ago - epi.org
The chief executive officers of America's largest firms earn three times more than they did 20 years ago and at least 10 times more than 30 years ago, big gains even relative to other very-high-wage earners.
King Obama, His Royal Court, and the TPP - Ralph Nader
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Barack Obama, Trade, TPP, Corporate Power, Ralph Nader )

Judy
- 5 days ago - commondreams.org
I challenge President Obama to state publically that he has read the entire TPP. Even a benign monarch would do this for his/her trusting subjects.
Monsanto Fires Back at Neil Young's Scathing New Album
Business  (tags: onsanto, Neil Young, Chevron, Starbuck's, Walmart )

Judy
- 9 days ago - ecowatch.com
In a statement to Billboard, Monsanto is letting it be known that its feelings have been hurt by the rock legend. Aw, poor Monsanto.
'A Great Day for Corporate America': US Senate Passes Fast Track
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Trade, TPP, US Senate, Bernie Sanders )

Judy
- 8 days ago - commondreams.org
'Shameful' vote all but ensures approval of mammoth trade deals like the TransPacific Partnership
In Huge Show of Support, Heads of 100 Major German Companies to Visit Israel
Business  (tags: business, consumers, corporate, Entrepreneurs, investing, society, technology, Israel, Germany )

Penny
- 13 days ago - israpundit.org
In recent years, Germany is becoming more and more open to innovation and more interested in whatâEUR(TM)s going on in Israel, says Israels Commercial Attaché in Berlin Hemdat Sagi âEUR¢ German industry leaders to enjoy two-day innovation conference.
Former Al Jazeera America Exec, Shannon High-Bassalik Sues Network
Business  (tags: Al Jazeera, High-Bassalik, Arab-favoritism, women treated badly, promotion of anti-Israel and 9/11 conspi )

Beth
- 13 days ago - politico.com
Non-Arabs and females were treated as 2nd class citizens, AJ promoted anti-Israel bias, promoted 9/11 conspiracy theories, and Arab employees were routinely given inflated performance reviews and promotions they were not qualified for.
Do Not Take The Koch Brothers Money - Petition
Business  (tags: Koch Brothers, Catholic Church, University, Pope Francis, Tea Party, donation, strings attached, Charles Koch )

Dandelion
- 12 days ago - act.faithfulamerica.org
The Koch brothers past donations to universities have come with strings attached. Charles Koch used a similar donation to veto most of the professors another university wanted to hire with his donation.
U.S. Probes Nike Payments Under Brazil Soccer Deal: WSJ - Yahoo Finance
Business  (tags: FIFA, World Cup soccer, Brazil, Nike, corruption, bribery, Big Sports, sports marketing )

BMutiny
- 18 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
The U.S. indictment said that in the 1996 deal 'Sportswear Company A' - apparently Nike - agreed to pay $40 million in 'marketing fees' that were not in its initial contract with the CBF to the Swiss bank account of an affiliate of Brazilian sports market
Whole Foods Markets: Throwing Organic Farmers Under the Bus?
Business  (tags: organic growers, Whole Foods Market, marketing scheme, "Responsibly Grown", Certified Organic, Cornucopia Institute, "bait and switch", corporate profits )

Judy
- 19 days ago - cornucopia.org
Five prominent and respected veteran Certified Organic farmers have sent the CEO of Whole Foods a letter calling the company's new "Responsibly Grown" produce marketing scheme "onerous and expensive", devaluing the Certified Organic label.
 
 
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