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Wheelchair Bound Woman Forced to Crawl Onto Plane Sues American Airlines
Business  (tags: American Airlines, Charcot-Marie-Tooth’s disease, crawling onto airplane, Theresa Purcell )

Dandelion
- 26 days ago - yahoo.com
I would like to say this is the only time I have read something like this, sadly it is not. There was no other way for me to get on the plane so I crawled up to the plane after gate agent declined to put the ramp in place, said Purcell.
3 Corrupt Ways Private Prisons Write USA Laws   video
Business  (tags: private prisons, for profit prisons, corruption, private prisons writing laws, ALEC )

Dandelion
- 22 days ago - youtube.com
Over the years these political strategies have allowed private prison companies to promote policies that lead to higher rates of incarceration and thus greater profit margins for their company. Health care and prisons should not be private for profit.
Hands Off the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ACTION US
Business  (tags: CFPB, Elizabeth Warren, banking, lending, usa, ethics, business, consumers, finance )

Nancy
- 58 days ago - action.civilrights.org
The special interests have made a special target of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau âEUR" the agency conceived by Senator Elizabeth Warren to bring basic standards of fairness and transparency to the banking and lending world.
Monsanto Bets $45 Billion on a Pesticide-Soaked Future
Business  (tags: Syngenta, Monsanto, business, corporate, health, risks, food, human rights, environment, corruption )

Nancy
- 51 days ago - motherjones.com
In trying to swallow Syngenta, Monsanto is putting its money where its mouth isn'tâEUR"that is, it's contradicting years of rhetoric about how its ultimate goal with biotech is to wean farmers off agrichemicals.
Dont Frack the Territory - Frack Free NT Petition - PLEASE SIGN & SHARE
Business  (tags: Frack Free NT, Australia, Northern Territory, Indigenous Peoples Rights, petition )

Evelyn
- 94 days ago - dontfracktheterritory.lockthegate.org.au
Despite all the risks, and without any protections in place for the environment and communities, the NT Government is pushing ahead with the risky shale gas industry.Join us in calling on the Northern Territory Government to protect the communities
EBay Parts Ways With Controversial Political Group ALEC
Business  (tags: American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC, EBay, corporate, business, ethics, environment )

Nancy
- 195 days ago - reuters.com
In September, Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, said his company wanted out because ALEC was "literally lying" about climate change. Yahoo Inc, Facebook Inc and Yelp Inc left ALEC soon after.
Win for PepsiCo Workers Occupying Tingalpa!
Business  (tags: PepsiCo, Australia, IUF, NUW, labor, worker's rights, money, business )

Nancy
- 214 days ago - iuf.org
The union has signed an agreement which puts in place an equal pay system for casual workers and converts casual to permanent positions after 12 months.
Sabra Hummus: Stop Mixing in the GMOs ACTION
Business  (tags: PepsiCo, Sabra, gmo ingredients, corporate, food, health )

Nancy
- 213 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
PepsiCo, which owns 50% of Sabra, recently made its Stacy's Pita Chips non-GMO. Now, Pepsi should make the hummus that goes with the chips non-GMO as well!
Sign the Robin Hood Tax Petition ACTION
Business  (tags: Robin Hood Tax, money, investments, poverty, banking, trading, ecosystems, climate-change, economy )

Nancy
- 224 days ago - foe.co.uk
With billions of pounds needed to help tackle poverty and climate change, we think it's fair to ask bankers and traders to pay a little more.
   
 
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