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Why the Climate Corporation Sold Itself to Monsanto
Business  (tags: Climate Corporation, Climate Change, Weather Fluctuations, IPCC Report, David Friedberg, Monsanto )

Brian
- 20 hours ago - newyorker.com
Friedberg is deeply methodical; his research led him to believe that the common view of Monsanto was simply wrong
Fight For $15 Swells Into Largest Protest By Low Wage Workers In US History
Business  (tags: $15 minimum wage, low wage labor protest, worker walk out, organized labor, 200 cities )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Workers in more than 200 cities walked out on jobs or joined protests bankrolled by organized labor in latest bid to raise minimum wage. People are sick of wealth at the top and no accountability for corporations.
Hedge Fund Conference Was Disrupted By Activists
Business  (tags: Hedge Clippers, shareholder conference, higher wages, restaurant workers )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - fortune.com
A conference of shareholder activists was not prepared for its own activists. The activist were part of a group called Hedge Clippers calling for higher wages for restaurant workers.
Stop Wall Street Retirement Scams - Petition
Business  (tags: Wall Street, retirement, fiduciary duty, brokers, scamming, Dept. of Labor )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Oppose any efforts to delay or weaken the Department of Labors pending fiduciary duty rule, which would help prevent brokers from scamming AmericaâEUR(TM)s retirees out of billions each year.
Student Debt Cancellation: The Hidden Tax Trap That Will Cripple America's Families
Business  (tags: student debt, tax laws, dishonesty, consumers, government, society, law, politics, usa )

Cal
- 5 days ago - occupy.com
Many people will lose their homes or be forced to sell. Many will go bankrupt. And many will trade student-debt collectors for even more powerful IRS debt collectors.
Worker Drowns In Cow Manure Pond Ask Darigold What Protections They Intend To Implement For Workers - Petitions
Business  (tags: Darigold, worker safety, accident, worker protections, Randy Vasquez )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - action.ufw.org
Randy had often lamented about the harsh working conditions; the shifts were long, and he usually worked the night shift. He had also suffered an accident at work when chemicals splashed into his eyes. My children and I lost our lifeline.
Activist or Capitalist? How the "Food Babe" Makes Money
Business  (tags: Vani Hari, Capitalist, Entrepreneur, Blogger, Internet Celebrity, Food Babe, Lack of Credentials, Fear Monger, Manipulation )

Brian
- 7 days ago - adage.com
As Ms. Hari attacks mainstream food brands, she is drawing the the ire of some registered dietitians and food scientists who say she lacks the credentials to speak with authority.
Chris Hedges: Boycott, Divest and Sanction Corporations That Feed on Prisons
Business  (tags: aramark, corporation, at&t, black panthers, chris hedges, corporatization, costco, eli lilly, exxon mobil, jim crow, kmart, koch industries, mcdonalds, microsoft prison, supermax prison, verizon, victoria's secret )

Judy
- 11 days ago - truthdig.com
All attempts to reform mass incarceration through the traditional mechanisms of electoral politics, the courts and state and federal legislatures are useless. Until we hit corporations in the pocket they wonâEUR(TM)t listen.
Warren Buffett: America's Leading Predatory Home Lender?
Business  (tags: Warren Buffett, capitalism, mobile homes, Berkshire Hathaway, Clayton Homes )

Judy
- 7 days ago - dailykos.com
Buffett is frequently regarded as one of the too few bright spots in what might be called progressive capitalism. Why is Buffett now also being called one of America's leading predatory home lenders?
Dueling Narratives on Organic Farming
Business  (tags: Organic, Brand, Marketing, Ideology, Sales )

Brian
- 9 days ago - theness.com
There have been many studies and systematic reviews comparing organic and conventionally grown crops. They found essentially no difference in nutritional quality or health outcomes.
 
 
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