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The Profits of Doom
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, environment, ethics, finance, investing, marketing, money, world )

Kathy
- 17 hours ago - onearth.org
For most of the world's population, climate change means nothing but trouble. For a few, it means laughing all the way to the bank.
Rob Walton: Return $7.8 Billion in Tax Breaks and Subsidies PETITION!!
Business  (tags: tax fairness, society, family, culture, ethics, americans, interesting, humans, law, news, rights, business, corporate, dishonesty, money )

Robert
- 15 hours ago - act.aflcio.org
Rob Walton -- the head of Walmart and of America's richest family -- could help his Walmart workers flourish and do his fair share for our country. Instead, he has decided to take nearly $8 billion every year in tax breaks and tax subsidies, and pay his
These Services Are Vital To The Health of the Earth - Economist Call Them Externalities   video
Business  (tags: David Suzuki, Externalities, Sustainable Man, Earth, Economics, disconnected )

Dandelion
- 15 hours ago - youtube.com
Our economic system incentivises the exploitation of earth's finite resources. Money does not stand for anything and must continue to grow (consume more resources) in order for the economy to function. Conventional economics is a form of brain damage.
Shocker: Average Credit Card Interest Climbs to 21%
Business  (tags: Banking, Economy, Global economy, Interest Rates, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
As credit card companies try and spur consumer spending in the United States with introductory perks and cash rewards, they have raised interest rates on other customers to a remarkable 21 percent.
Pressure on Cargill and ADM to Dump GMO After China Rejects Corn Imports (With Video)
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, corporate, ethics, farming, genetic engineering, GMO corn, money, usa, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - altheadlines.com
Will trade barriers in China and beyond rein in GMO corn's grasp on American food? The United States grows an absurd amount of corn, and more than 90% of that is genetically modified corn, which is then processed and put into foods and drinks of all kinds
Seattle City Council: Raise the Minimum Wage to $15 for All
Business  (tags: minimum wage, Seattle, petitions, income )

Freya
- 1 day ago - youpower.democracyforamerica.com
I urge you to support a $15 an hour minimum wage for all workers in Seattle. It's working in SeaTac and can work here. Phase in the increase over a few years if you must, but reject the demands from big business to create new loopholes and exemptions...
For Many Americans, 'Temp' Work Becomes Permanent Way of Life
Business  (tags: jobs, openings, temporaries, temp work, workers, employment )

Freya
- 2 days ago - nbcnews.com
For Americans who can't find jobs, the booming demand for temp workers has been a path out of unemployment, but now many fear it's a dead-end route.
Sign the Petition: Collect Every Cent Deadbeat Cliven Bundy Owes PETITION!!
Business  (tags: Dept. of Treasury, Justice, americans, abuse, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, media, news, politics, republicans, terrorism, u.s., violence, society, safety, sadness, rights, politics, law, interesting, freedoms, culture, corruption )

Robert
- 3 days ago - dailykos.com
Cliven Bundy is a deadbeat who formed a gang of armed thugs to get out of paying the government money he owed illegally using federal lands for private gain. You should collect every cent he owes the people of the United States.
Bill 'Moyers and Company': 18 April 2014
Business  (tags: government, corruption, congress, Govtfearmongering, economy, corporate, corruption, marketing, money, society )

James
- 4 days ago - imagineaworldof.blogspot.com
What the 1% Don't Want You to Know April 18, 2014 - The median pay for the top 100 highest-paid CEOs at America's publicly traded companies was a handsome $13.9 million in 2013. That's a 9 percent increase from the previous year, according to a new Equ
US Is An Oligarchy Not a Democracy, Says Scientific Study
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, investments, labor, investors, law, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 4 days ago - commondreams.org
A study, to appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the academic journal Perspectives on Politics, finds that the U.S. is no democracy, but instead an oligarchy, meaning profoundly corrupt, so that the answer to the study's opening question, "Who governs?
 
 
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