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Tell Department of Labor: Protect Overtime Pay for Millions of Working People
Business  (tags: wages, workers, income, overtime, petitions )

Freya
- 47 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Donald Trump's Department of Labor is opening up a "Request for Information" in a blatant attempt to undercut the overtime pay rule, which is critical to our ability to earn a fair wage.
Our Broken Economy, in One Simple Chart
Business  (tags: wages, income, jobs, employment, economic injustice, greed )

Freya
- 48 days ago - nytimes.com
Many Americans can't remember anything other than an economy with skyrocketing inequality, in which living standards for most Americans are stagnating and the rich are pulling away. It feels inevitable. But it's not.
Liberating Europe From Russian Gas
Business  (tags: USA, Russia, EU, politics, media, propaganda, government, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, energy, economy, corporate, business, money, world )

Wilde
- 47 days ago - counterpunch.org
But U.S. policy now, under the Trump administration, is to promote U.S. energy exports to Europe to replace Russian ones. It is both old-fashioned Cold War Russophobia and old-fashioned inter-capitalist, inter-imperialist contention.
Boycotts to Achieve Political Change Are Forms of Political Speech
Business  (tags: human rights, Palestine, Middle East, bills, boycott Israel )

Freya
- 46 days ago - truth-out.org
Attempts to constrain the ability of corporations to do anything they want are not the rule in US politics. That alone makes notable the Israel Anti-Boycott Act that imposes sanctions on companies heeding calls to boycott products from Israeli settlements
'Secret Docs' Show Monsanto's Attempt to Influence Writers, Bribe Scientists
Business  (tags: corporations, chemicals, corruption, bribery, research, Roundup, carcinogens )

Freya
- 53 days ago - ecowatch.com
A trove of Monsanto's internal records released on Tuesday raises serious concerns about company efforts to influence media reports and scientific research related to risks posed by is popular weedkiller, Roundup.
"Classic Propaganda": Sinclair Broadcasting Pushes Aside Fox News to Become 'Trump TV'
Business  (tags: U.S., Media, Fox News, Sinclair Broadcasting, Donald Trump )

Judy
- 55 days ago - commondreams.org
The Sinclair Broadcasting cut a biased deal with Jared Kushner and the Trump campaign. Now the Trump FCC is paying back the favor.
James Le Mesurier, British Mercenary Who Founded The White Helmets
Business  (tags: al-Nusra, al-Qaed, James Le Mesurier, regime chang, Syria, Syrian Civil Defense, Vanessa Beeley, White Helmets )

Judy
- 55 days ago - mintpressnews.com
Mainstream narratives have suggested that the White Helmets were trained by the Red Cross. However, evidence shows the White Helmets were not actually trained in first aid. So, what did Le Mesurier and his team actually train them to do?
500 Workers Staffing Facebook's Cafeteria Just Voted to Unionize
Business  (tags: cafeteria workers, Facebook, Silicon Valley, union )

Judy
- 55 days ago - thenation.com
Their victory builds on a movement to uplift rank-and-file workers on the margins of the tech boom.
Wells Fargo Charged 800,000 Customers for Fake Car Insurance, Stole 25
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, cover-up, debt, dishonesty, ethics, finance, lies, money, Wells Fargo, car insurance, no charge, schemes )

Ricardo
- 57 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
Wells Fargo is now under fire for charging nearly 1 million customers with fake car insurance that sent many of them spiraling into fraudulent debt. One of the largest banks in the United States is no stranger to scandal, and the latest case of....
 
 
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