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Petition - End Widespread Child Labor on Palm Oil Plantations
Business  (tags: palm oil plantations, Child Labor, exploitation of child workers, dirty business, needless suffering, Environmental destruction, environmental consequences, fair work conditions, fair wages, dangerous labor, economic development, education choices )

Kalliope
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
End use of child labor by the world's largest palm oil manufacturer. Children are suffering on some of the world's largest palm oil plantations. Wilmar, the biggest palm oil processor in the world, uses child labor on its plantations in Malaysia,...
Call Your Senators to Tell Them to DROP the Bill That's a Handout to Big Banks
Business  (tags: bills, banks, bailouts, greed, activism, finance )

Freya
- 8 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Please do everything in your power to stop Crapo's (CRAY-poe's) bill, S. 2155, from passing.
Say No to TrumpâEUR(TM)s Sneaky Tip Theft
Business  (tags: workers, wages, income, tipping, petitions )

Freya
- 7 days ago - onefairwage.com
Don't let Trump and the National Restaurant Association steal workers' tips! Submit your story below to send a comment to the Department of Labor demanding they halt this rule NOW.
Class Action Lawsuit Against PayPal Alleges Hidden Currency Conversion Fees
Business  (tags: paypal, lawsuit, hidden currency conversion fees, class action lawsuit, business, consumers, economy, dishonesty, finance, money )

Lone
- 8 days ago - cbc.ca
A class action lawsuit has been filed against PayPal Canada on behalf of an Ontario man alleging that the online payments company charges Canadians hidden currency conversion fees, violating its user agreement.
Solution For Capitalism's Brutalities Easier Than You Think W/Prof. Richard Wolff - YouTube   video
Business  (tags: Richard Wolff, capitalism, solution to capitalism, Democracy )

Judy
- 9 days ago - youtube.com
This is really an actual way to RESIST the corporate power that keeps crushing The People. This is the best 1/2 hour I've spent in a long time. PLEASE watch this entire video!
Petition - Tell UPS: Stop Funding ALEC
Business  (tags: ups, alec, corporate lobbyists, right-wing legislators, sustainable supply chain, greenhouse gases, responsible development, Climate Crisis, Climate Denial, environmental friendly companies, ethical trade, prevention of further pollution, protection act )

Kalliope
- 10 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Next week, corporate lobbyists and right-wing legislators will come together for one of the most secretive closed-door political events of the year: the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The shadowy, far-right...
South Dakota Regulator Raises Prospect of Revoking Keystone Permit
Business  (tags: Keystone Pipeline, oil spill, South Dakota, TransCanada Corp )

Judy
- 11 days ago - wsj.com
Pipeline operator TransCanada ordered by federal agency to conduct additional testing following recent leak
Senate Strikes Amendment Giving Tax Exemption for Betsy DeVos's Old College
Business  (tags: Hillsdale College, amendment, GOP Senate Tax Bill )

Judy
- 10 days ago - theguardian.com
At least the GOP didn't get by with this travesty -- a small consolation.
Here's Proof That If Trickle-Down Economics Worked, We'd Be Drowning in Sweet Trickle
Business  (tags: capitalism, economics, greed )

Freya
- 11 days ago - eclectablog.com
Trickle down economics is what George H.W. Bush famously called "Voodoo Economics." It is also referred to horse-and-sparrow economics because it's analogous to saying that if you feed a horse more grain, it will poo more seed for the sparrows to eat.
Stop Ratepayer Bailouts For Plant Vogtle
Business  (tags: energy, non-renewable sources, petitions, Georgia )

Freya
- 11 days ago - addup.org
Hearings began on Monday at the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) on the future of the dangerous and expensive Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion.
 
 
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