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Calling for a Royal Commission Into the Financial Services Industry - Australia
Business  (tags: Australia, banking, financial, labour, financial, royal commission, petition )

Scooby
- 39 days ago - alp.org.au
Many Australians have suffered through the decisions of banks and financial institutions. There are literally tens of thousands of victims, if not more. We say enough is enough.
CBE and ALEC Preparing Students for the Gig Economy
Business  (tags: The "Gig Economy", education, competency based education, CBE, ALEC, Pearson, common employability skills, neoliberalism, privatization, "sharing economy" )

Judy
- 44 days ago - educationalchemy.com
The gig economy is "....a weird yet historic mash-up of Silicon Valley technology and Wall Street greed" which is being thrust "upon us (as) the latest economic fraud: the so-called 'sharing economy..."
New Insights Into DoD Luxury Villas in Afghanistan
Business  (tags: Government Accountability, Contract Oversight, SIGAR, Iraq & Afghanistan Reconstruction Contra, DOD Oversight, Defense, Waste, Wasteful Defense Spending )

Judy
- 43 days ago - pogo.org
What kind of entrepreneur did the Pentagon send over to help revive Afghanistan's economy?
This Tax Law Professor Is Taking on the Super Rich
Business  (tags: tax law professor, Victor Fleischer, super rich, carried interest, founders' stock )

Dandelion
- 48 days ago - truth-out.org
Most of Americas superest rich owe their exceedingly good fortune in life to the companies they founded. And most of these founders owe the immensity of their good fortune to the wink wink the tax code extends them at tax time.
Feds Crack Down on Coal Cleanup Financing
Business  (tags: Maria Cantwell, Coal, Coal mining, Interior Department, Office of Surface Mining )

Judy
- 46 days ago - thehill.com
Federal regulators are asking states to stop giving coal-mining permits to companies without the financing to guarantee that they can pay to clean up the mines after they are abandoned.
Eurostar Staff to Strike for Seven Days
Business  (tags: Eurostar, seven day strike action, 12 Aug - 15 Aug, Bank Holiday )

Rosie
- 46 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Eurostar rail workers are to take seven days of strike action in a dispute over their work-life balance, the RMT union says. Staff will walk out from 00:01 BST on 12 August until 23.59 BST on 15 August, and for three days over the Bank Holiday
STAND UP TO BIG TOBACCOâEUR(TM)S BULLYING! *** Please Sign ***
Business  (tags: business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, economy, environment, ethics, farming, finance, government, humans, investors, money, lies, politics, society, technology, usa, world )

Frans
- 75 days ago - act.stopcorporateabuse.org
In late April, Bungon Ritthiphakdee received a letter from a consultant representing the International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC), a front group for the tobacco industry. The letter was designed to intimidate Bungon and her organization ...
Stop Lawbreakers From Doing Business at Ports! *** Please Sign ***
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, Entrepreneurs, ethics, government, labor, lies, money, news, politics, society, usa )

Frans
- 110 days ago - actionnetwork.org
The verdict is in: port trucking and warehouse companies are breaking practically every labor law on the books. At AmericaâEUR(TM)s largest port complex in So. California, they've even been caught for insurance fraud and not making payroll tax deposits....
Pope Francis Capitalism Is Terrorism Against All of Humanity
Business  (tags: Pope Francis, muslims, extremists, fundamentalist, all religions, peace, war for money )

Dandelion
- 53 days ago - commondreams.org
There is war for money, there is war for natural resources. There is war for the domination of peoples. Some might think I am speaking of religious war. No. All religions want peace; it is other people who want war.
Stop Hiding Who Is Funding The Convention Release Donor List Now! - Petition
Business  (tags: DNC, donor list, sealing, hiding, petition, Corporate donations )

Dandelion
- 56 days ago - act.demandprogress.org
We all know big corporations and big money lobbyists donate massive sums to political conventions for one reason: To gain access to power and win influence in Washington. Now the DNC just went to court to keep its donor list hidden from the public.
 
 
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