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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
- 4 days 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.
Half A Million People With College Degrees Are Working For Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: labor, minimum wage, minimum wage workers, economy, corporate, society, politics, news )

Cal
- 19 days ago - thinkprogress.org
There were 260,000 Americans with bachelor's degrees earning the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour or less in 2013, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' newest annual snapshot of minimum wage workers
Big Pharma Profiteering Gone Wild
Business  (tags: medicine, big pharma, illness, health, money, business, consumers )

Nancy
- 21 days ago - naturalnews.com
Even if one pill of Sovaldi only costs 68 cents to manufacture, it will still be sold at $1,000 a pill because that's what the company demands.
How To Make Natural Gas More Climate-Friendly
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, energy, GAS, government, health, Leaks, politics, society )

Kit
- 46 days ago - grist.org
The Natural Resources Defense Council issued its "Leaking Profits" report in 2012 suggesting how the natural gas industry could profitably reduce methane leakage.
McDonald's Employees Forced to Work 25-Hour Shifts Say They Were Kept in Boss' Basement (TEXT and VIDEO)
Business  (tags: McDonalds, business, corruption, corporate, immigrants, labor rights, law, ethics, society )

Carrie
- 58 days ago - rawstory.com
The employees, who were working at McDonalds under a cultural exchange program, said they were forced to work shifts that ran longer than a day and pay for housing in the basement of the franchisee, where their rent was nearly in line with what they...
Stop The Abuse of Children in The Fashion Industry   video
Business  (tags: Jennifer Sky, fashion industry, child protection, petition )

Dandelion
- 59 days ago - youtube.com
Calling for the creation of an action committee to define and enforce labor protections in the fashion industry. 54% of models begin working on or before the age of sixteen. Agencies start recruiting at age thirteen. Few protections are given to children.
AOL CEO Names Sick Babies In Reasons Why Company Cut Benefits
Business  (tags: AOL, CEO, Tim Armstrong, corporate, Americans, sick babies, benefit cuts, ethics, dishonesty, economy, humans, money, politics, society, healthcare )

Carrie
- 73 days ago - capitalnewyork.com
Though he did not name the employees he referred to, "people were just shocked that two particular women would be singled out on a company-wide call," a person who was on the call told Capital.
We Know Tech Companies Are Sexist, But This Is Horrifying!
Business  (tags: Americans, women, tech companies, sexism, corruption, corporate, society, politics, dishonesty, news, labor )

Carrie
- 74 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
It's pretty obvious by now that Silicon Valley is a cesspool of sexism, thanks to episodes like this, this, this and this. But this is not just about brogrammers being brogrammers: The sexism reaches to the very top of the corporate structure.
End the NFL's 'Charity' Tax Break -- TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: NFL, tax-free, professional_sports )

Just
- 84 days ago - credomobilize.com
There's no reason sports fans or any other Americans should pay the National Football League's taxes. Professional sports leagues with billions in annual revenues don't need tax exemptions -- revoke the NFL's "nonprofit" status . . ."
U.S. Appeals Court Kills Net Neutrality
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, government, Internet neutrality, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 96 days ago - news.yahoo.com
This is a major victory for telecom and cable companies that have been fighting our desire and need for Internet neutrality for years.
 
 
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