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Bosses Steal a Staggering Amount From Their Employees
Business  (tags: wage theft, employee, employer, bosses steal, labor laws )

Dandelion
- 6 hours ago - attn.com
When an employee is caught stealing from a boss, the consequences are often swift, and with at-will employment, not subject to appeal. When a boss steals from an employee, however, it is a bit more complicated.
Changing Times: Australian Greens to Present 'Stop Adani' Bill in Parliament
Business  (tags: Australia, government funding, Queensland, Adani, coal industry, expansion, railway, Green Party, opposition, Carmichael mine, indigenous rights, Wangan, Jagalingou, traditional owners, ancestral homeland, Great Barrier Reef, damage, Annette Gartland )

Evelyn
- 15 hours ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
The Australian Greens will introduce a Bill into parliament next month in a bid to prevent nearly one billion dollars of public money going to the Indian multinational conglomerate Adani for a rail link to transport coal.
Big Business Pushes Coal-Friendly Kentucky To Embrace Renewables
Business  (tags: sustainabledevelopment, renewable energy, corporate )

Rob
- 8 hours ago - npr.org
Its part of a larger business shift. In Kentucky, General Motors, Ford, Walmart, LOreal and others also have big goals to reduce emissions.
Richard Wolff on Public Debt, Printing Money and How Governments Pay for Wars
Business  (tags: americans, government, money )

Rob
- 6 hours ago - truth-out.org
In this unambiguous educational video Richard Wolff, a University of Massachusetts professor of economics emeritus, defines public debt and explains the process of printing money.
Australian Activist Wendy Bowman Wins Goldman Environmental Prize - Video (Petition Link - 1st Comment)
Business  (tags: Good News, grassroots work, Australia, Camberwell, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Wendy Bowman, resistance, coal mining, open cut, coal mining, award, global, Goldman environmental prize, water, petition, #Lockthegate alliance )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
For decades Wendy Bowman, an 83-year-old farmer, has fought the march of open-cut coalmines across the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, & helped organise her community to protect agricultural land and water. She has been given the Goldman environmental
Global Brewery Giant Carlsberg Is Using the Courts to Bully and Intimidate the IUF-Affiliated Cambodian Food and Service Worker
Business  (tags: business, corporate, economy, money, society, world, Carlsberg )

Lone
- 1 day ago - iufcampaigns.org
PETITION -----Cambodia: Brewery giant Carlsberg seeks to punish union for defending workers' rights
Sign the Petition: Demand Wall Street Pay Its Fair Share of Taxes
Business  (tags: taxes, economic injustice, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 2 days ago - dailykos.com
While we're paying our fair share of taxes, Wall Street banks are using a rigged system to avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes each year.
Denmark Has Slashed Their Foodwaste By 25% in 5 Years (Video)
Business  (tags: Denmark, food waste, slashed, strategies )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - facebook.com
A series of strategies that have enabled reduction of food being wasted. E.g. Low cost sale after "sell by date; restaurants in Denmark selling leftovers; discount stores don't require bulk purchase, etc. In US, 20lb/person/month wasted - 20% up from 2000
Major Power Outages In New York City San Francisco Come Amid Worries About Failing Infrastructure
Business  (tags: American transit systems, electrical grid, USA, energy system, blackout, needs repairs, New York City, San Francisco, American Society of Civil Engineers )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - newyork.cbslocal.com
American Society of Civil Engineers rated the nations energy system with a D+ and the mass transit system with a D-. Most electric transmission and distribution lines were constructed in the 1950s and 60s with a now exceeded life expectancy of 50 years
 
 
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