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Shrimp Slaves Wait for Justice 8 Months After Thai Raid
Business  (tags: slavery, shrimp industry, human trafficking, Thailand, Burmese migrant workers )

Judy
- 25 days ago - hosted.ap.org
"I feel like I've been victimized three times. Once in the shrimp shed, the second time in ... jail and now again in the shelter," Tin Nyo Win said on a mobile phone smuggled in by another Burmese worker.
As World Burns, Richest Nations Can't Decide When to End Fossil Fuel Handouts
Business  (tags: World, Climate, U.S., G20, Environment, Fossil Fuels, Big Oil, COP21, Oil Change International )

Judy
- 23 days ago - commondreams.org
Despite ambitious pledges, global energy ministers could not agree on a target date to phase out billions in subsidies to dirty energy
SEC Charges "Frack Master" Chris Faulkner With $80 Million Fraud
Business  (tags: Breitling Energy, charges, Chris Faulkner, fracking, "Frack Master", financial fraud, indictment, ponzi scheme, SEC )

Judy
- 20 days ago - truth-out.org
Mr. Faulkner and seven others at Breitling Energy Corp. and three additional related companies were charged with what the SEC says was a massive financial fraud that bilked investors out of $80 million.
Fate of Keystone XL Pipeline Could Be Decided in a Texas Courtroom Before NAFTA Tribunal Considers TransCanada's Suit
Business  (tags: TransCanada, Keystone XL, Michael Bishop, NAFTA, TransCanada, Keystone Pipeline )

Judy
- 20 days ago - desmogblog.com
Regardless of the outcome of Bishop's battle against TransCanada, the company's suit against the U.S. government under NAFTA illustrates the potential power NAFTA allows corporations.
The Most Expensive Weapon in History Makes UK Debut
Business  (tags: US, UK, Pentagon, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, most expensive weapon ever, Pentagon, Lockheed-Martin )

Judy
- 19 days ago - yahoo.com
It is seen as the cornerstone of the U.S. air defense strategy for the next few decades. The Pentagon has previously announced plans to buy 2,400 of the jets at a cost of $1.5 trillion, including maintenance.
Ticking Time Bombs Of Defective Parts In Oil Pipelines
Business  (tags: Kinder-Morgan, Enbridge, TransCanada, Canadoil Asia, Ezeflow Canada, defective parts, pipelines, Canada, The National Energy Board, Trans Mountain pipeline )

Judy
- 18 days ago - popularresistance.org
Canada's pipeline watchdog has given two of North America's largest energy companies up to six months to fix what industry insiders have described as a series of "ticking time bombs."
"The Doomsday Forum": Senior Military, Nuclear Weapons Officials Convene... America's "$1 Trillion Nuclear Weapons Plan"
Business  (tags: doomsday forum, nuclear weapons merchants, “Blow up the Planet”, “Bankrupt the Country”, The Strategic Deterrent Coalition, $Trillion Nuclear Plan, Hillary Clinton, Pentagon )

Judy
- 15 days ago - strategic-culture.org
The event organized by "The Strategic Deterrent Coalition" (a non profit organization) was funded by Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Orbital ATK, BAE Systems among other generous donors.
Report: DOJ Overruled Recommendation to Prosecute HSBC
Business  (tags: HSBC, Report, House Republicans, Committee on Financial Services, money laundering, sanctions violations, DOJ, Eric Holder, Obama administration, Treasury Dept, UK, Financial Services Authority, Too Big to Fail, no prosecution, settlement )

Judy
- 15 days ago - usatoday.com
Top DOJ officials overruled their staffers' recommendation to prosecute HSBC Holdings for money laundering in 2012, concerned that criminal charges against the British bank "would have serious adverse consequences on the financial system".
SIGN PLEASE! Stop Bayer-Monsanto Merger Into Toxic Mega Corporation
Business  (tags: monopoly, Bayer onsanto proposedmerger, business, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, finance, economy, environment )

Cal
- 62 days ago - forcechange.com
End attempts of Bayer to purchase Monstanto and become a giant food and chemical monopoly.
U.S. Cities May Be Taking Banks to Court For the Foreclosure Crisis
Business  (tags: U.S. cites, Banks, Fair Housing Act, Civil Rights Act of 1968, lawsuits, foreclosure crsis, standing, redlining )

Judy
- 79 days ago - occupy.com
So should cities be able to sue the banks, too? That's the question making its way through courts across the country as municipalities are filing lawsuits against lenders under the Fair Housing Act.
 
 
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