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From Exclusion to Power - Organizing Has No Borders - July 24
Business  (tags: United Workers Congress, webinar, low wage workers, organize, exclusion to power, July 24, 2014 )

- 1405 days ago -
Send around this information on your social contact list so that those who work in the low income industries can join in on this. We all know someone caught in these dead end low wage jobs with no room for advancement nor escape.
Tell the FCC to Reclassify ISPs as Common Carriers - Free Press Petition
Business  (tags: FCC, Net Neutrality, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, discrimination, Internet, Common Carrier )

- 1412 days ago -
The FCC's proposed Internet rules are terrible. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is pushing a plan that would allow rampant discrimination online. If approved, these rules would mean the end of Net Neutrality.
Detroit's Fight For Public Water Is Also The Nation's
Business  (tags: water, shut off, Detroit, water pricing, poor residence, residential, commercial, privitization )

- 1418 days ago -
A big reason many of Detroit's poorer residents are struggling with their water bills is inequitable water-pricing. Allows rate differences between categories such as residential or commercial users, but not between different incomes.
Business  (tags: conservation, climate-change, ecosystems, endangered, environment, destruction, nature, habitat, politics, wildlife, protection, forests, money, society, lies, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, treatment, safety, prevention, activists, violence )

- 1671 days ago -
From Ingrid Alpha: Our goal is to encourage you to halt your state sanctioned wolf hunts. We agree to with hold all tourism dollars and postpone travel to the state of Montana until the Montana Wildlife Services discontinues sale of wolf hunting permit
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED South Korean Food Torture Culture - Dogs & Cats Boiled Alive for Ancient Tonics and Elixirs
Business  (tags: money, dishonesty, lies, politics, news, government, cover-up, business, corruption, safety, prevention, treatment, protection, medicine, illness, humans, disease, family, death, healthcare, activists, corruption, crime, dishonesty, violence, world, socie )

- 1672 days ago -
South Korea is a UN country. The UN held their conference about #post2015 in #seoul2015 to discuss the new millenium. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of cats and dogs are cooked alive, for ancient tonics and medicines.
No Bank Welfare! -- TAKE ACTION!!!
Business  (tags: Bank_bailouts, Regulation, Welfare )

- 1676 days ago -
Federal bank regulators have proposed a rule that would place strong restrictions on the eight biggest banks in the country. The new rule requires these banks to maintain a larger buffer to cover any risky bets - which ensures that they don't gamble. . .
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED NEW PETITION Nosey the Elephant Needs Your Help
Business  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, business, abuse, americans, money, lies, law, economy, society, news, politics, cover-up, corruption, treatment, safety, prevention, healthcare, health, nutrition, diet, disease, food, family, children, risks, protection, Body-Mind- )

- 1686 days ago -
IDA has tracked a long-suffering elephant named Nosey to yet another fair, where she will be used to perform and give rides. This time, Nosey will be at the Alabama National Fair in Montgomery, AL, through October 13th
Starvation Wages   video
Business  (tags: Starvation wages, Bernie Sanders, CEO, McDonalds, Yum Brands, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell )

- 1727 days ago -
While fast-food chains pay what Sanders called "starvation wages," he noted the exorbitant salaries for top executives at the same firms. If the CEO of McDonald's, can earn $13.8 million surely the workers at McDonald's can make at least $10 an hour.
The Waltons of Walmart - The Greediest Family In The World
Business  (tags: WalMart, greedy family, The Waltons, taxes, inheritance taxes, strategies )

- 1712 days ago -
The strategies the Walton family uses to avoid estate and inheritance taxes on their fortune is establishing a type of charitable trust that can shelter money from taxes, and later put that money back into the pockets of family heirs, even at a profit.
FTC Curbs Abuses By Major Debt Collector
Business  (tags: law, money, corruption, americans, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, debt, ethics, finance, government, GoodNews, society )

- 1778 days ago -
the "world's largest debt collection operation, Expert Global Solutions and its subsidiaries, has agreed to stop harassing consumers with allegedly illegal debt collection calls and to pay a $3.2 million civil penalty - the largest ever obtained by the
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