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Our United States of Indebtedness
Business  (tags: finance, economy, consumers, debt, society, politics, corporate, business, americans, usa )

Cal
- 16 days ago - truth-out.org
Americans are united in a state of indebtedness to the tune of $11.86 trillion worth of mortgages, credit card bills, consumer debt and student loans.
A Win Against Telephone Harassment - Thank You Petition
Business  (tags: telephone harassment, protecting consumer, win, thank you, petition )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - action.civilrights.org
Thank you for listening to the more than 280,000 people who were worried enough to sign petitions or submit comments. Thank you for protecting us all against what would have been a massive new wave of telephone harassment.
Dishing Out Poverty Wages on Capitol Hill
Business  (tags: Jim Hightower, Congress, Food service workers, poverty wage )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - otherwords.org
Restaurant Associates, the New York outfit that got the House and Senate food contract, profits by paying poverty level wages and generally mistreating the cooks, wait staff, and other people who put the service in food service.
U.S. Postal Service Facts and Myth
Business  (tags: US Postal Service, US Post Office, stamps, lame duck Congress 2006, pre fund 75 year retirement, stamps, no taxes )

Dandelion
- 23 days ago - washingtonexaminer.com
The Postal Service is NOT funded by taxpayers; by law, it earns its revenue selling stamps and services. Red ink does not come from a broken business model but from Washington politics that started in 2006. Do not let them destroy the US Post Office.
US Fast Food Workers Win Wage Increase in Los Angeles and New York
Business  (tags: corporate, money, wages, NY, LA, $15.00, business, labor )

Nancy
- 28 days ago - iuf.org
Fast Food workers have won two important victories in their fight for better wages as both Los Angeles County and New York State voted to raise minimum wages.
The Largest Muni Bond Default in U.S. History Is Happening Right Now
Business  (tags: Puerto Rico, Wall Street, americans, hedge funds, corruption, economy, Entrepreneurs, money, news )

Nancy
- 28 days ago - dailykos.com
The problem is that the hedge funds have already managed to off-load much of the risk to you and me. Around 60% of Puerto Rico's debt is held by American citizens, much of it in retirement accounts.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress to Protect Family Farmers From Big Business Bullying
Business  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, poultry indiustry, small farmers, business )

Cal
- 26 days ago - change.org
The growers get no say in what goes on even though we are the ones who do the majority of the work to produce the companyâEUR(TM)s product
The Growing Demand for Fair Food
Business  (tags: labor, law, economy, consumers, business, migrant workers, fair wages, social justice )

Cal
- 23 days ago - cbsnews.com
Migrant farm workers - long the victims of exploitation - are finding new partners in their struggle for a living wage.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Nevsun Resources: Stop Supporting Slavery in Eritrea
Business  (tags: corruption, dishonesty, slave labor, corporate, abuse, ethics, society, politics, world, business )

Cal
- 30 days ago - action.sumofus.org
A Canadian mining corporation is profiting from slave labor in Eritrea, according to a new UN report.
Monsanto Is Trying To Become The Biggest Company In The History Of Agriculture
Business  (tags: world, Monsanto, Syngenta, agriculture-technology, business, corporate, corruption, ethics, environment, money, news, consumers )

Carrie
- 35 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Monsanto, the enormous agricultural technology corporation perhaps best known for its genetically modified seeds and its herbicide Roundup, is on a mission.
 
 
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