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TAKE ACTION NOW! AT&T Is Waging a War Against Rural Communities Across America
Business  (tags: government, AT & T, corporate, ethics, dishonesty, business, news, money, law, politics, society )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
AT&T is waging a war against rural communities across America. Using the powers of the secretive lobbying group ALEC, AT&T is lobbying state legislators directly and through ALEC to make it illegal for communities to offer broadband, even when Big Telecom
Arab-Israeli Microbiologist Wins Israel's 'Master Chef'
Business  (tags: GoodNews, interesting, news, israel, palestine, middle-east, HumanRights, apartheid, television, cooking )

Fred
- 2 days ago - jta.org
An Arab-Israeli microbiologist from northern Israel won the fourth season of Israel's reality show "Master Chef." Nof Atamna-Ismaeel, a 33-year-old mother of three, was crowned the winner of Israel's most-watched television show.
Are Supermarkets Cheaper Than Farmers' Markets?
Business  (tags: Grocery, Organic, Farmers Market, Produce, Price, Sustainable, Local, Healthy, Economy, Economics, Savings, Value, business, consumers, corporate, environment, ethics, farming, money, wal-mart, Walmart )

Syd
- 1 day ago - threespringsfarm.com
We selected 3 area supermarkets with which to compare our farmers' market prices: an organic/health food chain, Wild Oats, as we grow organically (though not certified); the most widespread grocery store in town, Albertsons; and Wal-Mart...
US Is An Oligarchy Not a Democracy, Says Scientific Study
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, investments, labor, investors, law, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
A study, to appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the academic journal Perspectives on Politics, finds that the U.S. is no democracy, but instead an oligarchy, meaning profoundly corrupt, so that the answer to the study's opening question, "Who governs?
Walmart Employees Deliver Chairman $7.8 Bn 'Tax Bill' for Company's Tax Breaks
Business  (tags: business, taxes, walmart, Protest, Retail, USA )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
Protesting Walmart's tax privileges as it pays its workers notoriously low wages, the store's employees and others have delivered a $7.8 billion "tax bill" to the Arizona home of the retail giant's chairman, Rob Walton.
Why Are Entergy Executives Selling Their Stock?
Business  (tags: business, corporate, economy, energy, environment, ethics, finance, investing, investments, investors, money, technology )

Joanne
- 4 days ago - safeenergy.org
There was nothing illegal about any of this ... But if the three people who know most about Entergy's finances (the CEO, CFO and CAO) ...don't feel that Entergy stock is a (good) investment, you have to wonder whether there's some big news on the horizon.
The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing
Business  (tags: americans, banking, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, government, investments, law, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 4 days ago - truth-out.org
Taxpayers are paying billions of dollars for a swindle pulled off by the world's biggest banks, using a form of derivative called interest-rate swaps; and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has now joined a chorus of litigants suing over it.
Coffee Cups Inspire Breakthrough in Emergency Shelters
Business  (tags: business, emergency shelters, EXO Units, housing, disaster shelter )

Carol
- 6 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Exo Housing Unit, a rapid-response solution to supplying shelter to disaster victims. These lightweight, yet durable units made by Reaction are practical to deploy because they stack on top of each other like disposable coffee cups.
Why You Should Be Skeptical of Walmart's Cheap Organic Food
Business  (tags: WalMart, organics, low prices, Wild Oats, farming, farmers, food, organic standards, consumers, business )

Roseann
- 6 days ago - grist.org
We spoke with Coach Mark Smallwood, executive director of The Rodale Institute in Kutztown, Penn., about how Walmart could manage to offer such low prices, and what that might mean for organic farmers across the country.
​US Corn Exports to China Drop 85 Percent After Ban on GMO Strains - Industry Report
Business  (tags: Business, Agriculture, China, GMO, USA )

Ray
- 5 days ago - rt.com
China's rejection of shipments of US corn containing traces of unapproved genetically modified maize has caused a significant drop in exports. According to a new report, US traders have lost $427 million in sales.
 
 
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