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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Apple to Go Further to Protect Worker Health and Safety
Business  (tags: worker safety, Apple, supply chains, world, society, money, news, corporate, business, dishonesty, americans, abuse, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - action.greenamerica.org
Join Green America in asking Apple to build on its first steps to protect workers and encourage the company to go further to ensure all workers who make its products are safe.
Help End Domestic Slavery
Business  (tags: USA, slavery, abuse, ratify Convention 189 )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - walkfree.org
Domestic work is a source of employment but the people behind these numbers are too often invisible behind the doors of private households and unprotected by national legislation. This allows for the worst types of abuse often amounting to modern slavery.
New Book to Expose Malaysian Ruler's Environmental Crimes: Money Logging
Business  (tags: Money Logging, corruption, business, dishonesty, environment, government, money, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia, oil palm plantations )

Evelyn
- 8 days ago - world-wire.com
Money Logging is a story of a people who have lost their ancient paradise to a wasteland of oil palm plantations, pollution, and corruption--and how they hope to take it back.
Iowa's Largest Solar Farm Saves Farmers Money Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, finance, GoodNews, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology, usa, world )

Ruth
- 10 days ago - seia.org
'Instead of using energy generated by coal-fired power plants, the solar farm will avoid about 2.1 million pounds of carbon pollution each year...."Literally everybody benefits and I think in the long run even the utilities benefit because....'
Did Congestion Charging Just Go Viral? By Tali Trigg | August 22, 2014
Business  (tags: world, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 14 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'City-scale congestion charging is picking up steam as a policy tool to free cities from crippling traffic. Singapore led the way starting in 1975, and London, Milan, and Stockholm have since followed suit.'
Booming Rooftop Solar Power Suffers Growing Pains Aug 18, 2014 |By David Biello
Business  (tags: world, americans, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 14 days ago - scientificamerican.com
'There is a catch though: the coordination of solar company, local utility and homeowner may fail--leaving the homeowner in the lurch.' (Owning your own energy source is the only no-catch system.)
Dunkin' Donuts Worker's Death Reveals The True Cost Of Our Low-Wage, Part-Time Economy
Business  (tags: economy, working poor, low-wage, multiple jobs, & shifts, minimum wage, poverty, retail, service, Maria Fernandes death, Debra Harrell arrest, , 20M low-wage earners:, 2/3 women, living wage )

LucyKalei
- 13 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
NJ woman, 32, died in a car park this wk catching a few hrs sleep between (4) jobs, chilling reminder of the struggle low-wage workers, esp women, face in absence of a living wage, cobbling together a patchwork of low-wage jobs with unreliable schedules
15 Great Cruelty-Free Companies
Business  (tags: Cruelty Free, humans, society, products, consumers, abuse, business )

Lone
- 17 days ago - peta.org
Looking for compassionate companies that you can depend on to find quality, cruelty-free products? You've come to the right place!
Bernanke: 2008 Meltdown Was Worse Than Great Depression
Business  (tags: business, corporate, corruption, debt, dishonesty, economy, ethics, finance, foreclosures, money, investors, lies, law, society, world )

Wild
- 17 days ago - blogs.wsj.com
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, a prominent student of the Great Depression, contends that the 2008 financial crisis was actually worse than its 1930s counterpart. Mr. Bernanke is quoted making the statement in a document filed on Aug. 22
Market Basket's Lesson For Unions - Story For Labor Day
Business  (tags: Market Basket, Arthur T. Demoulas, Arthur S. Demoulas, New England, supermarket, solidarity, victory, shareholders, labor movement )

Dandelion
- 17 days ago - bostonglobe.com
In honor of Labor Day, celebrate the power of worker solidarity, when like-minded employees rally around a cause and fight together until they achieve it. Workers stood behind one corporate leader putting the well-being of his workers over shareholders.
 
 
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