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PETITION - Walmart's Employee Discount Needs to Cover ALL Food!
Business  (tags: food supply, affordable food, SustainableDevelopment, food waste, employee discount, healthy foods, ethics, consumers, business )

- 2 days ago -
Across the country we are struggling to feed our families. As Walmart associates, we work every day surrounded by groceries, but many of them are too expensive for us to actually buy. Walmart could decide to alleviate some of our burden, by joining...
Drug Giant Pfizer To Merge With Allergan In Deal To Lower Corporate Taxes
Business  (tags: allergan, pfizer, corporate taxes )

- 1 day ago -
These poor companies really need to weasel out of taxes. The merger is likely to be controversial and increase pressure on Congress to take on the inversion trend.
Business  (tags: Internet, cable, TV, mergers, monopoly, petitions )

- 3 days ago -
We defeated Comcast's attempt to take over Time Warner Cable - but now Charter wants to pick up the pieces. And if the deal is approved, "New Charter" will become a cable behemoth that's nearly as big as Comcast - resulting in higher prices and worse...
Tell The DOJ: Deny BP Tax Deductions For Deepwater Horizon Settlement - Petition
Business  (tags: settlement agreement, BP, Deepwater Horizon Settlement, petition, DOJ, tax windfall, negligence )

- 3 days ago -
The settlement agreement, as written, sends the wrong message and forces taxpayers to continue to shoulder the burden of BP's actions by giving BP a $5.35 billion tax windfall for the gross negligence BP caused.
Tell Walmart to Reinstate Man Fired for Recycling
Business  (tags: Wal-Mart, recycling, employees, workers, firing, injustice, petitions )

- 3 days ago -
A man was allegedly fired for recycling the cans and bottles he found while cleaning up his workplace for a few dollars. In addition to collecting carriages from the parking lot, Smith would pick up trash during his shift in an effort to keep...
Stop Torturing Snakes for Their Skin
Business  (tags: Gilt, online shopping company, snake leather, abuse, business, economy, ethics, society )

- 3 days ago -
Online shopping company Gilt is guilty of selling the product of animal suffering. The company sells fashion accessories made from snake leather as well as the skin of other exotic animals.
The Secretly Negotiated TPP Will Impact Your Life In Many Ways Together We Can Stop It - Petition
Business  (tags: TPP, Fast Track, Presidents signature, 10 examples, Trade Agreements, secretly negotiated )

- 7 days ago -
Now we see why the US Trade Representative and President Obama initially made a deal to keep the TPP secret for four years after it was ratified. A Fast Track Agreement was to release it within 60 days before the President signs it.
Report Calls on Aluminium Industry to Respect Indigenous Peoples' Rights
Business  (tags: aluminum industry, report, indigenous peoples' rights, bauxite mines, Free Prior and Informed Consent, FPIC )

- 8 days ago -
"Indigenous communities must be able to define the terms and conditions of their engagement with the industry as well as develop their own technical capacity."
Obama Touts Trade Pact With Former Government Officials Linked to Industries That Would Benefit
Business  (tags: revolving door, corporate influence on government, bipartisan meeting, Obama, TPP, Madeleine Albright, Brent Scowcroft, Adm. Mike Mullen, James Baker )

- 9 days ago -
While Obama has publicly criticized the so-called "revolving door" between government and business, the headliners attending Friday's meeting are some of the best-known government officials who now help corporations influence government.
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