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13 Major Corporations & Trade Associations Paid Former Pres. B. Clinton Millions As They Lobbied Depart. of State Under Hillary
Business  (tags: US, govt, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, corruption, conflicts of interest, interest dealing, money, lobbying, corporations, trade associations, payoffs, influence peddling, corporate influence, the 1% )

LucyKalei
- 2 days ago - ibtimes.com
Firms that lobbied Hillary as Secretary@State gave Bill >$2.5M in speaking fees! Clintons @the center of public suspicions over the extent DC insider dealing & concerns corporate interests influence govt action by creatively funneling $ to those in power
How To Keep Beloved Kentucky Derby Winners From Ending Up As Dog Food
Business  (tags: abuse, animal welfare, animal safety, ethics, Kentucky Derby, business, corporate, society, money, law, government )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Too often, retired thoroughbreds are sold to brutal âEUR~kill buyersâEUR(TM) after their stud careers are over. A new law plans to stop that.
Gaza's Dying Bamboo Crafts Industry
Business  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, financial crisis, bamboo crafts, culture, society, business, consumers, economy, ethics, money, news, politics, humans, Entrepreneurs )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - al-monitor.com
Handmade bamboo furniture, which is part of the Palestinian identity, is endangered as the financial crisis is worsening in Gaza.
There Is a Place That Is Nearly Perfect for Growing Food - It Is Not California
Business  (tags: farms, drought, California, southeast, broccoli, growing food )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - motherjones.com
Not only is California gripped in its worst drought in at least 1,200 years, but climate models and the fossil record suggest that its 21st century precipitation levels could be significantly lower than the 20th century norm.
If You Own a Pitchfork, You Will Grab It When You See This Chart
Business  (tags: pitchfork, bonus, minimum wage, income gap, Wall Street )

Dandelion
- 47 days ago - motherjones.com
In 2014, Wall Streets bonus pool was roughly double the combined earnings of all Americans working full-time jobs at minimum wage.
A Grand Alliance To Save USA Public Postal Service - Petition
Business  (tags: US Postal Service, pledge, petition, A Grand Alliance, save jobs, unite )

Dandelion
- 75 days ago - agrandalliance.org
United in the demand that the public good must not be sacrificed for the sake of private investment and profit. A strong public Postal Service is our democratic right. The Alliance is fighting to protect and enhance vibrant public postal services. Sign on
Want a Raise? Wash Your Vagina. ACTION
Business  (tags: Woman's Day, Summer's Eve, Fleet Labs, labor, jobs, advertising, business, consumers, corporate, women )

Nancy
- 115 days ago - dailykos.com
Fortunately(???), the good folks at Women's Day and Summer's Eve have a few words of advice for you.
Tell Congress: Hold Hearings On the Goldman Sachs Tapes - Petition
Business  (tags: Goldman Sachs Tapes, Petition, Sherrod Brown, Elizabeth Warren, hearings, Congress, Wall Street )

Dandelion
- 183 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Senators Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown are calling for immediate oversight hearings as soon as Congress returns to work after the elections. There is new proof that little has changed in how regulators behave since the last Wall St. crash of 2008.
Time for Pitchforks: Why The Obscene Wealth Gap Can Only Mean One Thing
Business  (tags: Gates, Buffett, Kochs, Waltons, Zuckerberg, pitchforks, investments, million years )

Dandelion
- 192 days ago - occupy.com
Each of nine individuals Gates, Buffett, 2 Kochs, 4 Waltons, Zuckerberg made, on average, so much from his/her investments since January 2013 that a median American worker would need a quarter of a million years to catch up.
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
- 248 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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