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Urge the SEC to Demand Full Disclosure of Walmarts Offshore Subsidiaries in Tax Havens - Petition
Business  (tags: Walmart, tax haven, petition, SEC, full disclosure, taxes )

Dandelion
- 12 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Walmart has built a vast undisclosed network of 78 subsidiaries and branches in 15 overseas tax havens. We demand full disclosure of Walmarts offshore subsidiaries in tax havens and how much Walmart may be avoiding in taxes.
Republicans Threaten To Defund Court If It Does Not Vote Their Way
Business  (tags: Court, laws, defund, William E. Raftery, Republicans, Democrats, Kansas, judicial independence )

Dandelion
- 45 days ago - wsj.com
Legal experts said the legislation may be the first to peg the Third Branchs budget to the outcome of an individual case, and public-interest groups described it as the most pointed challenge to judicial independence in recent memory.
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
- 66 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
- 70 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
- 143 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
- 144 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
- 204 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
- 206 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
- 238 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
- 228 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.
 
 
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