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Walmart Employees Deliver Chairman $7.8 Bn 'Tax Bill' for Company's Tax Breaks
Business  (tags: business, taxes, walmart, Protest, Retail, USA )

Ray
- 19 minutes ago - rt.com
Protesting Walmart's tax privileges as it pays its workers notoriously low wages, the store's employees and others have delivered a $7.8 billion "tax bill" to the Arizona home of the retail giant's chairman, Rob Walton.
Oklahoma Bans Local Minimum Wage Hikes
Business  (tags: wages, Oklahoma, minimum wage, income, injustice )

Freya
- 1 day ago - money.cnn.com
Oklahoma cities and towns are banned from raising the local minimum wage under a new state law. Gov. Mary Fallin signed the measure Monday. The new law also bars localities from requiring that employees receive a certain number of sick or vacation days...
Why Are Entergy Executives Selling Their Stock?
Business  (tags: business, corporate, economy, energy, environment, ethics, finance, investing, investments, investors, money, technology )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - safeenergy.org
There was nothing illegal about any of this ... But if the three people who know most about Entergy's finances (the CEO, CFO and CAO) ...don't feel that Entergy stock is a (good) investment, you have to wonder whether there's some big news on the horizon.
The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing
Business  (tags: americans, banking, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, government, investments, law, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Taxpayers are paying billions of dollars for a swindle pulled off by the world's biggest banks, using a form of derivative called interest-rate swaps; and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has now joined a chorus of litigants suing over it.
Growing Solar, Wind Power Benefits Rhode Island Ken Johnson and Elizabeth Salerno Monday, April 14, 2014
Business  (tags: SustainableDevelopment, energy, americans, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, government, greenbuilding, investing, labor, law, politics, society, technology, usa, world, water, conservation, habitat )

Ruth
- 2 days ago - seia.org
"Wind and solar power have economic benefits that reach far and wide. They have become increasingly affordable, attracting billions in private development, and today are both mainstream and reliable energy sources across America."
22-Acre Park Goes Solar Sunday, April 29, 2012
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, energy, americans, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, Good News, green building, government, investing, usa, water, weather, wildlife, world )

Ruth
- 2 days ago - seia.org
"Governor Deval Patrick on Wednesday visited the Westford Solar Park to officially flip the switch on the state's largest privately owned solar facility. The 4.5-megawatt facility sits on 22 acres and has more than 14,000 solar panels."
Hold Walmart Accountable for Prima Brand Products
Business  (tags: Walmart )

Michael
- 2 days ago - action.ufw.org
Walmart pretended to listen, then chose to do nothing
'If You're Evading Tax, We'Ll Find You' - George Osborne
Business  (tags: Big deal, Budget, Economy, UK )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
The UK Chancellor George Osborne is tightening the screws on the tax dodging UK super-rich, as he's proposing to increase fines for those who hide their money in offshore tax havens and send them to jail even if they didn't intend to evade tax.
Sign the Petition: Stop the Corporate Tax Giveaways
Business  (tags: taxes, loopholes, corporations, petitions )

Freya
- 2 days ago - signforgood.com
Big corporations like General Electric, Goldman Sachs and Citigroup stash profits offshore and hire teams of lawyers and accountants to get out of paying their fair share of taxes. Many corporations manage to pay no taxes at all.
Chevron Solidifies Deal for Argentinian Shale
Business  (tags: Chevron )

Michael
- 3 days ago - energy-daily.com
The Vaca Muerta shale reserve area in Argentina could become one of the strongest contributors to Chevron's production growth, its vice chairman said.
 
 
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