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Hotel Industry Spins Wage Hikes as Extreme While CEOs Rake in Millions
Business  (tags: hotels, motels, Capital Hill, workers wages, American Hotel & Lodging Association )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - truth-out.org
Occupancy rates are up, profits per room are up, Executive salaries have skyrocketed. But the trade association representing this robust industry is fighting behind the scenes on Capitol Hill, statewide courthouses, to keep worker wages low.
To Twitter Improve The Way You Protect Users From Online Threats - Petition
Business  (tags: twitter, online threats, Lesbian, gay, bi, trans people )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - go.allout.org
You might think trolls are just part and parcel of the internet. But actually, big web companies have a responsibility to protect their users. Twitter has announced that they will do more: a huge global petition will show them they need to prioritize it.
Counterfeit Tires Can Pose a Severe Consumer Risk
Business  (tags: Tires, Counterfeit, Fraud, dishonesty, business, consumers, ethics, money )

Kamia
- 82 days ago - msn.com
What began as a routine tire test by Consumer Reports became a journey through a maze of deception, finger-pointing, and a lack of accountability that in itself could prove dangerous if the product should prove to be defective.
Condemn Criticism of Organic and Local Food Movement.ORGANIC FOODS ARE BEFORE GMO
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, debt, dishonesty, economy, farming, finance, government, investing, law, marketing, money, politics, society, sustainabledevelopment, usa )

Rose ann
- 84 days ago - forcechange.com
Dr. Oz came out with controversial comments on the local food movement and organic foods that have mislead his viewers and contributed to peopleâEUR(TM)s frustration over the constant battle between food and finances.ORGANIC FOODS ARE OLD AS THE PLANET!!
Uruguay Takes on London Bankers, Marlboro Mad Men and the TPP
Business  (tags: Uruguay, social welfare, universal health care, anti-smoking campaign, health warnings, labeling, neoliberal assault, London, TTIP, TPP, Phillip Morris, ICSID, transnational, corporate governance, multinationals, global banks, national sovereignty )

LucyKalei
- 143 days ago - truth-out.org
For past 10 yrs, Uruguay's been leading an experiment in economic & social democracy providing economic growth, fair wages, social welfare & universal health care, but now in fight for survival due to $25M PhillipMorris lawsuit over health warning labels
SOCP - Press Release: Wildlife Groups Hail New EU Legislation as a Boost for Responsible Palm Oil Production
Business  (tags: Good News, business, EU, legislation, labelling, ingredients, palm oil, food packaging, responsible palm oil production, orangutans, other endangered species )

Evelyn
- 145 days ago - orangutans-sos.org
New Europe-wide legislation which comes into effect 13 Dec means that palm oil will no longer be a hidden ingredient on food packaging - a move conservation groups are hailing as a significant step forward for the protection of orangutans and other ...
'Demoralized and Degraded': Second Bath and Body Works Store Blocks Special Needs Students (TEXT and VIDEOS)
Business  (tags: business, consumers, dishonesty, Special Needs students, Bath and Body Works, ethics, news, society )

Carrie
- 177 days ago - rawstory.com
According to The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 17 special needs students from Fort Zumwalt North High School had taken a field trip to the Chesterfield Mall in Missouri last Thursday to learn life lessons, but they ended up learning the wrong one.
Join Us in Demanding That Walmart President and CEO, Douglas McMillon, Stop Walmart's Tax-Dodging ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Business  (tags: Americans, business, corporate, Walmart, congress, taxes, tax loopholes, corruption, dishonesty, economy, government, politics, money, society, ethics, economy )

Carrie
- 167 days ago - act.americansfortaxfairness.org
Walmart is using tax loopholes to save $1 billion in taxes every year, on average. The massive retailer has also spent $32 million in the last five years lobbying Congress - lower taxes are its top priority.
Maryland Farmer at Forefront of GMO Debate
Business  (tags: Agriculture, Farming, Yield, Insect Resistance, Artificial Selection, Jenny Schmidt, GMOs, Maryland, Farmers, Costs, Health Concerns, Safety )

Brian
- 191 days ago - cctv-america.com
"Correspondent Jessica Stone interviewed Jenny Schmidt, a farmer who is planting crops from genetically modified seeds in Maryland's Eastern Shore."
Stop Selling Doll With Sack of Cash and Bag of Meth To Children - Petition
Business  (tags: Petition, Breaking Bad Dolls, unsuitable, are we serious, anything for a dollar, violent dolls )

Dandelion
- 197 days ago - change.org
Breaking Bad an adult program has violent content and celebration of the drug trade which makes this collection of dolls unsuitable to be sold alongside Barbie dolls and Disney characters.
 
 
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