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Walmart's Bottomless Greed : Dodging Billions In Taxes, Scheming To Avoid Billions More - Alternet
Business  (tags: politics, economy, dishonesty, corporate, business, ethics, money, world )

Wild
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
Rich companies like Walmart want more tax cuts now and in the next Congress.
In Landslide, UCLA Student Govt Votes to Divest From Israeli Occupation
Business  (tags: americans, BDS, boycott, divest, sanctions-Israel, UCLA, ILLEGAL OCCUPATION, OF PALESTINE, apartheid Israel, human rights, end the siege of Gaza-occupation, corporate, cover-up, money, investments, finance, news, usa, consumers, economy, technology )

Jess
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Last night the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) undergraduate student government voted 8-2-2 to pass a resolution calling on the university to divest from companies profiting from Israeli human rights abuses and occupation of the West Bank
Sign the Robin Hood Tax Petition ACTION
Business  (tags: Robin Hood Tax, money, investments, poverty, banking, trading, ecosystems, climate-change, economy )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - foe.co.uk
With billions of pounds needed to help tackle poverty and climate change, we think it's fair to ask bankers and traders to pay a little more.
Target: Stay Closed on Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: petitions, retail, holidays, workers, Target, Thanksgiving, shopping )

Freya
- 9 days ago - change.org
Every year, the store hours for "Black Friday" becomes earlier and earlier that it takes away from family time for both employees and customers. Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family; it isn't for deals, savings, and money.
Join Us in Demanding That Walmart President and CEO, Douglas McMillon, Stop Walmart's Tax-Dodging ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Business  (tags: Americans, business, corporate, Walmart, congress, taxes, tax loopholes, corruption, dishonesty, economy, government, politics, money, society, ethics, economy )

CarrieSIC
- 5 days ago - act.americansfortaxfairness.org
Walmart is using tax loopholes to save $1 billion in taxes every year, on average. The massive retailer has also spent $32 million in the last five years lobbying Congress - lower taxes are its top priority.
Seven of the 30 Largest Corporations in US Paid More to Their CEOs Than They Did in Taxes, Study Finds
Business  (tags: usa, money, politics, ethics, corporate, corruption, abuse )

Michael
- 5 days ago - theguardian.com
Here's an entertaining little bit of enlightenment on Representative Democracy for all to contemplate. How do YOU spell oligarchy?
Toyota Affiliate Contract Workers Dispute 'Trickle-Down' Economics
Business  (tags: money, economy, corporate, abuse, Toyota, poor, trickle-down economics, minimum wage workers, Japan )

Naoko
- 4 days ago - mainichi.jp
The man's hourly wage: 840 yen. He works eight hours a day, with two days off per week, with his monthly paycheck totaling somewhere between 100,000 and 150,000 yen.
Say NO to Black Thursday
Business  (tags: petitions, Black Thursday, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, shopping, holidays, consumerism, K-Mart, Wal-Mart, Target )

Freya
- 4 days ago - change.org
Black Friday is no longer just Friday. It has pushed its way back into my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. Now, stores are opening on Thursday, rather than early Friday morning. Kmart is even opening on Thursday morning at 6 AM! Now, people are leaving...
New Scrutiny of Goldman's Ties to the New York Fed After a Leak
Business  (tags: world, usa, society, politics, money, lies, investments, investing, humans, government, finance, economy, dishonesty, cover-up, corruption, corporate, business, abuse, Goldman Sachs, New York Fed, confidential, source, Lower Manhattan, Banker )

Darren
- 4 days ago - dealbook.nytimes.com
From his desk in Lower Manhattan, a banker at Goldman Sachs thumbed through confidential documents -- courtesy of a source inside the United States government.
 
 
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