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Consumers Informed By the Internet Are Forcing Social Responsibility on Big Food Manufacturers
Business  (tags: Big Food, McDonald's, social responsibilityGoodNews, business, consumers, dishonesty, ethics, GoodNews, humans, labor, marketing, news, society, sustainabledevelopment, technology, wal-mart, world )

Betsy
- 19 days ago - ibtimes.com
In August alone, the world's largest food company by revenue, Nestle SA (VTX:NESN), imposed an extensive regime of strict new animal-welfare safeguards on its 7,300 meat, poultry, egg and dairy suppliers. McDonalds, Nestle, Kellog must change.
Colonization By Bankruptcy: The High-Stakes Chess Match for Argentina
Business  (tags: World, Economy, Argentina, Corporate Power, Wall Street )

Judy
- 21 days ago - commondreams.org
Global financiers and interlocking megacorporations are increasingly supplanting governments on the international stage. Still, governments can say no to the strong-arm tactics of the global bankers' collection agency, the IMF.
Our Economy Wants You to Be In Debt--5 Things You Can Do to Take Charge
Business  (tags: debt, spending, economy, greed, money, values, bartering, borrowing, banks, loans )

Freya
- 21 days ago - yesmagazine.org
We pored through a debt-resistance manual created by former Occupiers to bring you these practical tips.
Tell the FCC That Telecom Money Doesn't Speak for You ACTION
Business  (tags: corporate, telecom, net neutrality, FCC, money, consumers, business )

Nancy
- 22 days ago - act.presente.org
Net Neutrality is the principle that keeps the Internet operating as a level playing field -- it basically says that broadband providers, like Comcast or AT&T, need to treat all data flowing over their networks the same. They can't slow down or block the-
Natures Organics Becomes TFT Palm Oil Member
Business  (tags: Australia, environment, ethics, NGO, TFT, responsible development, supply chains, palm oil supply, transparency, smallholders, no deforestation, no exploitation, Natures Organics )

Evelyn
- 25 days ago - tft-forests.org
Australian personal care and household cleaning company Natures Organics has become a TFT palm oil member and pledged No Deforestation and No Exploitation in its palm oil supply chain.
Countrywide's Mozilo Said to Face U.S. Suit Over Loans
Business  (tags: Countrywide Financial Corp, CEO Angelo Mozilo, U.S. Attorneys' Office, lawsuit. housing bubble )

Judy
- 26 days ago - bloomberg.com
Countrywide Financial Corp. co-founder Angelo Mozilo hasn't escaped the wrath of prosecutors for his company's role in inflating the U.S housing bubble that preceded the financial crisis.
Critical Moment to Stop the TPP and Other Rigged Trade Agreements
Business  (tags: TPP, TTIP, TAFTA, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trans-Atlantic Trade, Investment Partnership, International Trade, Toxic Capitalism, Exploitation, Human Rights, Environment, National Sovereignty )

Brian
- 27 days ago - truth-out.org
"The TPP and TAFTA represent a new era of deception and back-room dealing to pass laws that have nothing to do with trade, but that hand even greater power to multinational corporations to profit from everything no matter the consequences..."
Tin Mining on Bangka Island of Indonesia - in Pictures
Business  (tags: environment, tin mining, Indonesia, archipelago, Bangka Island, gamage, harm, health, conditions )

Evelyn
- 100 days ago - theguardian.com
A remote island of the Indonesian archipelago is being stripped off its forests and dug up for tin used in millions of mobile phones, tablets etc. The mining is often illegal and hazardous; few of the leading brands have control over where the tin
OP-ED: The Way to Stop Corporate Lawbreaking Is to Prosecute the People Who Break the Law
Business  (tags: corporate malfeasance, financial crime and punishment, laws, governement, responsibility, ethics, society )

Cal
- 103 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Fines have no deterrent value unless the amount of the penalty multiplied by the risk of being caught is greater than the profits earned by the illegal behavior. In reality, the penalty-risk calculus rarely comes close.
Sign the Petition: Support Senator Warren's Postal Banking Proposal PETITION!!
Business  (tags: society, safety, politics, rights, interesting, law, news, humans, government, ethics, freedoms, culture, americans, congress, corruption, democrats, republicans, corporate, business, economy, finance, money )

Robert
- 104 days ago - credomobilize.com
But now we have a chance to give the millions of Americans without access to affordable basic financial services a fair, publicly owned alternative to payday lenders and big banks
 
 
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