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Has The Mainstream Media Reached A New Low?
Business  (tags: Thom Hartmann, Jeff Cohen, Roots Action, progressive media, corporate media, Phil Donahue, C-Span )

Dandelion
- 7 hours ago - trofire.com
Thom Hartmann talks to Jeff Cohen of Roots Action about the sad state of our corporate media and what we can do to promote independent media outlets.
Airport Screening Made 70,000 Miss American Airlines Flights This Year
Business  (tags: Airport screening, American Airlines, Air Travelers )

Farah
- 22 hours ago - reuters.com
Airport screening delays have caused more than 70,000 American Airlines (AAL.O) customers and 40,000 checked bags to miss their flights this year, an executive for the airline told a U.S. congressional subcommittee on Thursday.
This Canadian Company Wants to Mine for Gold on the Bottom of the Ocean
Business  (tags: environment, canada, americas, papua new guinea, asia, gold, minerals, nautilus minerals )

Judy
- 1 day ago - news.vice.com
Nautilus, an exploration mining company headquartered in Toronto, has come to these villages along the coast near Papua, New Guinea, to pitch a simple but controversial message: We can make your lives better if you let us mine the seafloor.
Suncor (SU) Consolidating CanadaâEUR(TM)s Oil Sands
Business  (tags: Suncor )

Michael
- 1 day ago - geopoliticalmonitor.com
The largest oil sands producer in Canada, Suncor Energy (SU), has managed to dominate market share in oil sands mining, in-situ, and synthetic crude oil operations.
A Small-Town Cartoonist in Iowa Got the Boot When He Offended a Big Ag Giant.
Business  (tags: abuse, Big Ag, business, corporate, ethics, farming, media )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - otherwords.org
Hard experience teaches that biotech companies, chemical corporations, and other agribusiness giants have no sense of respect for Mother Nature. Now, Rick Friday has learned they have no sense of humor either.
Shock and Awe, The Chevron Way
Business  (tags: Climate, Corporate Power, Big Oil, Ecuador )

Judy
- 2 days ago - commondreams.org
"Chevron used a US law designed to attack the Mafia in an effort to 'criminalise' human rights advocacy. This allowed Chevron to claim to be a victim of the very villagers it had poisoned." --human rights attorney Steven Donzinger
The Labor Market Is Still Far From Ideal for Young Graduates
Business  (tags: Students and the Economy )

Michael
- 1 day ago - epi.org
Young high school graduates of color have higher unemployment rates than their white peers
FIFA Sacks Secretary General After Less Than 8 Months in Post
Business  (tags: FIFA, Soccer, Corruption, Sport, world, news )

Jess
- 2 days ago - telesurtv.net
The world soccer body found him reponsible for financial "breaches" following an internal investigation
Uphold International Law! Stop Shielding Dow Chemical From Accountability for Corporate Crimes in Bhopal, India | We the People:
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, environment, ethics, India, Bhopal, Union Carbide, Dow Chemical, justice )

Kathryn
- 3 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
Petition. In 1984 a factory majority-owned by Union Carbide (UCC, a US corporation) leaked toxic gas in Bhopal, India, killing 8K-10K people instantly & maiming 500K more. India charged UCC with manslaughter, but UCC refused to show for trial.
The Gig Economy Is Ripping Out Floor Below Middle Class
Business  (tags: Uber, Lyft, AirBNB, gig economy, economic injustice, wages, income )

Freya
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Gig economy profits are mostly going to wealthy executives.
 
 
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