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Joseph Stiglitz on Why the Rich Are Getting Richer and Why It Could Get Much Worse
Business  (tags: wealth, economic injustice, income inequality, rich getting richer, greed )

Freya
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
Through corporate consolidation and even gentrification, the elite are syphoning up all the world's wealth for themselves.
SEATTLE'S MINIMUM WAGE CRASH: $15 to ZERO! Profits Tumble!
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, corporate, economy, humans, labor, money, politics, society, usa )

Carol
- 5 days ago - viral.buzz
Seattle, Washington, one of the strongest remaining bastions of liberal philosophy left in the country, passed a phased-in $15 minimum wage law earlier this year.
THE ECONOMICS OF FRACKING: Junk Bonds Fuel the Shale Boom
Business  (tags: environment, destruction, junk bonds, ecosystems, fracking, frack is whack, business, investments, dishonesty, finance, ethics, marketing, money, oil, politics, corruption, economy )

Cal
- 10 days ago - businessweek.com
The U.S. drive for energy independence is backed by a surge in junk bonds that has been as vital to the boom as the breakthroughs in drilling technology.
Oil Pipelines Are So Last Year, Says Wall Street Journal
Business  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, oil pipelines, Wall St. Journal, Transcanada, Enbridge, Kinder-Morgan, anti-pipeline fights )

Judy
- 14 days ago - grist.org
What a difference a year makes. At the end of 2013, Keystone XL looked like a done deal.
Sandy Hook Families Sue Gunmaker for Selling Weapon With Single Purpose: 'Mass Shootings'
Business  (tags: U.S., Gun Control, Connecticut )

Judy
- 11 days ago - commondreams.org
Bushmaster producer and distributor charged with making and marketing for civilians a 'combat weapon used for the purpose of waging war and killing human beings'
Banks Fear Risk of Investment in Fossil Fuels
Business  (tags: environment, climate-change, energy, business, energy, economy, politics, society, investors, investments, money, sustainabledevelopment, world )

Cal
- 17 days ago - ecowatch.com
the Bank of England has disclosed that it is launching an inquiry into the risks fossil fuel companies pose to overall financial stability.
It's Only Taken Us 5 Years to Forget the Single Biggest Lesson of the Financial Meltdown
Business  (tags: foreclosures, business, economy, dishonesty, corporate, consumers, corruption, society, politics, government, money, news )

Cal
- 16 days ago - motherjones.com
Yesterday the Federal Housing Finance Agency issued new underwriting guidelines that allow some home buyers to take out mortgages with down payments as small as 3 percent
Ten Reasons Why I Don't Have a Credit Card - Ralph Nader
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., consumers )

Judy
- 19 days ago - commondreams.org
There is a strong case for giving cash discounts to consumers, [passing] along the savings that the vendor would make by bypassing the credit card companies to benefit the consumers...
My Whole Foods Nightmare: How a Full-Time Job There Left Me in Poverty
Business  (tags: Whole Foods, Retail, Workers, Labor, corporations, Benefits, Minimum wage, Poverty, working poor, Jobs, livable wage, Politics, News )

Brian
- 17 days ago - salon.com
Despite the corporate talk of "team" and "love," here's what working there was really like -- and why I had to quit
Government of Luxembourg: Stop Allowing Global Corporations to Avoid Their Taxes and Clean Up Your System - PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: abuse, corruption, dishonesty, cover-up, ethics, economy, government, lies )

Beverly
- 20 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Let's show Luxembourg's government that we're fed up with them facilitating corporate tax dodging.
 
 
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