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Monsanto Bets $45 Billion on a Pesticide-Soaked Future
Business  (tags: Syngenta, Monsanto, business, corporate, health, risks, food, human rights, environment, corruption )

Nancy
- 13 days ago - motherjones.com
In trying to swallow Syngenta, Monsanto is putting its money where its mouth isn'tâEUR"that is, it's contradicting years of rhetoric about how its ultimate goal with biotech is to wean farmers off agrichemicals.
Egyptians Launch Boycott of Orange-Owned Mobinil Over Complicity in Israeli Crimes
Business  (tags: world, Egypt, France, boycott, 'Mobinil', 'Orange', Israeli war crimes, business, consumers, news, finance, society, money, ethics, politics, government )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
Egyptian campaigners are calling on fellow citizens to dump the mobile phone company Mobinil because its parent corporation Orange is complicit in Israeli crimes against Palestinians.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL MCDONALD'S: Pay a Living Wage to Your Workers!
Business  (tags: corruption, corporate, business, labor, living wages, Mcdonald's )

Cal
- 7 days ago - action.sumofus.org
McDonald's doesn't want anyone to see the historic protests that are planned at its shareholder meeting this year âEUR" so it decided to ban the media.
Dirty-Energy Supporters Cower Before Hurricane Francis Strikes
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, Pope Francis, climate-change, environment, ethics, society, world, news, politics, government )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - nationofchange.org
Some of corporate AmericaâEUR(TM)s biggest climate-change deniers ~ from Exxon-Mobil to the Koch Brothers ~ are dreading a potent storm that's gaining strength and headed right at them. ItâEUR(TM)s the category-5 "Hurricane Francis," which threatens ...
Walmart Found To Be Sourcing Bottled Water From Drought Stricken California
Business  (tags: Walmart, Sacramento, public water, private profits )

Dandelion
- 15 days ago - theguardian.com
An investigation in Sacramento found that Walmarts bottled water comes from the Sacramento municipal water supply. Bottling the publics water for private profit is not in the public interest while the public is being asked to cut back on water usage.
America Has Fewer And Larger Farms. Here Is Why That Matters   video
Business  (tags: medium family farms, larger farms, America, food, Willie Nelson, informational video )

Dandelion
- 14 days ago - youtube.com
Informational video explaining how despite great efforts the medium family farms continue to loose ground and why it is important that we do not loose anymore to the big Corporate farms. Sign on to receive the newest videos as they are made and sent out.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Walmart's Water Bottling in Drought-Stricken California
Business  (tags: business, dishonesty, corporate, wal-mart, environment, ethics )

Cal
- 14 days ago - forcechange.com
California water is being bottled and sold at an enormous profit by Walmart despite the fact that the state is experiencing its worst drought in history.
Walmart Makes Over $600 for Every $1 They Spend on Drought-Stricken California Water, and ItâEUR(TM)s Legal
Business  (tags: Americans, Walmart, California, drought, ethics, dishonesty, consumers, corporate, abuse, economy, environment, money, news, society, humans, government )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - rawstory.com
According to a report by CBS,Sacramento, retailing giant Walmart is purchasing cheap water from the Sacramento water district in drought-stricken Calif. for less than a penny per gallon, and then selling it to consumers for slightly less than a dollar.
Hands Off the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ACTION US
Business  (tags: CFPB, Elizabeth Warren, banking, lending, usa, ethics, business, consumers, finance )

Nancy
- 20 days ago - action.civilrights.org
The special interests have made a special target of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau âEUR" the agency conceived by Senator Elizabeth Warren to bring basic standards of fairness and transparency to the banking and lending world.
How To Keep Beloved Kentucky Derby Winners From Ending Up As Dog Food
Business  (tags: abuse, animal welfare, animal safety, ethics, Kentucky Derby, business, corporate, society, money, law, government )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Too often, retired thoroughbreds are sold to brutal âEUR~kill buyersâEUR(TM) after their stud careers are over. A new law plans to stop that.
 
 
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