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Employees Forced to Work on Thanksgiving Day or Face Being Fired
Business  (tags: Thanksgiving, retail, workers, employment, shopping, vacation, holidays, greed )

Freya
- 1 day ago - yahoo.com
Tyler Barton, 24, is university student and a manager at a national discount retailer in Oklahoma. He won't give away more details of his employment because of a non-disclosure agreement he signed when first joining the company.
Lawsuit Over Fort Lauderdale, Florida Arrests for Feeding the Homeless
Business  (tags: americans, abuse, crime, economy, corruption, housing, healthcare, freedoms, constitution, money, society, world )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - starshipearththebigpicture.com
Supposedly feeding the hungry causes them to congregate, like a dirty flock of birds, and you just can't have large groups of hungry, homeless vets and other poor souls gathering where citizens might begin to recognize the growing problem, now can you?..
Sign the Robin Hood Tax Petition ACTION
Business  (tags: Robin Hood Tax, money, investments, poverty, banking, trading, ecosystems, climate-change, economy )

Nancy
- 1 day 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.
In Landslide, UCLA Student Govt Votes to Divest From Israeli Occupation
Business  (tags: americans, BDS, boycott, divest, sanctions-Israel, UCLA, ILLEGAL OCCUPATION, OF PALESTINE, apartheid Israel, human rights, end the siege of Gaza-occupation, corporate, cover-up, money, investments, finance, news, usa, consumers, economy, technology )

Jess
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Last night the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) undergraduate student government voted 8-2-2 to pass a resolution calling on the university to divest from companies profiting from Israeli human rights abuses and occupation of the West Bank
Say NO to Black Thursday
Business  (tags: petitions, Black Thursday, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, shopping, holidays, consumerism, K-Mart, Wal-Mart, Target )

Freya
- 2 days ago - change.org
Black Friday is no longer just Friday. It has pushed its way back into my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. Now, stores are opening on Thursday, rather than early Friday morning. Kmart is even opening on Thursday morning at 6 AM! Now, people are leaving...
Radical New Economic System Will Emerge From Collapse of Capitalism
Business  (tags: capitalism, radical new economic system, death of capitalism, sustainability, collaborative commons, Jeremy Rifkin )

Judy
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
"We are seeing the final triumph of capitalism followed by its exit off the world stage and the entrance of the collaborative commons," Rifkin predicts.
Emerging Greece Leaves Behind 5-Year Recession
Business  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, economy, europe )

Glenn
- 2 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
It's good to see Greece making a comeback.
Seven of the 30 Largest Corporations in US Paid More to Their CEOs Than They Did in Taxes, Study Finds
Business  (tags: usa, money, politics, ethics, corporate, corruption, abuse )

Michael
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
Here's an entertaining little bit of enlightenment on Representative Democracy for all to contemplate. How do YOU spell oligarchy?
New Scrutiny of Goldman's Ties to the New York Fed After a Leak
Business  (tags: world, usa, society, politics, money, lies, investments, investing, humans, government, finance, economy, dishonesty, cover-up, corruption, corporate, business, abuse, Goldman Sachs, New York Fed, confidential, source, Lower Manhattan, Banker )

Darren
- 3 days ago - dealbook.nytimes.com
From his desk in Lower Manhattan, a banker at Goldman Sachs thumbed through confidential documents -- courtesy of a source inside the United States government.
Toyota Affiliate Contract Workers Dispute 'Trickle-Down' Economics
Business  (tags: money, economy, corporate, abuse, Toyota, poor, trickle-down economics, minimum wage workers, Japan )

Naoko
- 3 days ago - mainichi.jp
The man's hourly wage: 840 yen. He works eight hours a day, with two days off per week, with his monthly paycheck totaling somewhere between 100,000 and 150,000 yen.
 
 
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