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Racial Disparities In Wages Boil Down To One Thing: Discrimination
Business  (tags: wages, discrimination, business, money, society )

- 29 days ago -
Racial discrimination, it seems, is like the salt that's left in a pot after water boils away âEUR" much easier to identify in the absence of the other things.
Sweden Introduces The 6 Hour Work Day
Business  (tags: Sweden, 6 hour work day, more productive, happier employees, more leisure time )

- 36 days ago -
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 )

- 35 days ago -
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.
Sacred Burial Grounds Sold To Dakota Access Pipeline
Business  (tags: Cannonball Ranch, Dakota Access Pipeline, North Dakota, sale of property, protect the water, Cannonball Ranch, sacred burial grounds, oil pipeline, Standing Rock )

- 26 days ago -
Water and sacred land protectors near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota are facing a formidable foe. The Dakota Access Pipeline now owns the Cannonball Ranch, where there are known and unknown burial grounds.
The Senator Whose Daughter Raised Prices On EpiPen
Business  (tags: Mylan, Emergency Epinephrine Act, Epipen, Senator Manchin W. Virginia, price increase, lobbyist )

- 55 days ago -
Mylan spent $4 million on lobbying 2 push through the 2013 School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act encouraging schools 2 stock epinephrine auto injectors. Mylan was top corporate sponsor of group called Food Allergy Research and Education who pushed it
Mark Zuckerberg Pay What Facebook Owes In Taxes - Petition
Business  (tags: Facebook, IRS, taxes, Ireland, Mark Zuckerberg )

- 58 days ago -
In 2010, Facebook transferred billions of dollars of assets to the tax haven of Ireland. FB has ignored seven summonses from the IRS requesting financial records related to this potential tax dodging scheme.
Did Companies and Countries Buy State Department Access By Donating to Clinton Foundation?
Business  (tags: Jame Grimaldi, Douglas Band, UBS, Bill Clinton, Gilbert Chagoury, Huma Abedin, Cheryl Mills, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch, FBI, Wall Street Journal, Democracy Now )

- 70 days ago -
Pulitzer Prize winning reporter James Grimaldi has covered the Clinton Foundation 4 years looks at relationship between the Clinton Foundation and the State Dept during Hillary Clintons time as secretary of state what it would be if she became President
The Financial Firm That Cornered the Market on Jails
Business  (tags: Numi, privatized prison industry, prepaid cards, revenue source, jail, prison )

- 66 days ago -
Numi is a for profit players in an increasingly privatized prison industry one of the top 10 providers nationwide of prepaid cards who makes claims that are not accurate substantially false with their data. People locked up should not be revenue source.
Rein In The Too Big To Fail Banks - Petition
Business  (tags: Too big to fail banks, Glass-Steagall, 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act, petition, Congress )

- 62 days ago -
Wall Street greed and risky behavior is out of control and needs to be reined in. There is a simple solution: pass the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act.
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