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Why Buy American Products
Business  (tags: American products, American jobs, economy, consumers, americans, investing, investments, society )

- 26 days ago -
Why buy American? If you're here you probably don't need any reminding, but if you're just looking for some more reasons, or some points to convince your friends of the benefit of buying American made products, here are some of the top
PETITION - Tell Congress: Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act
Business  (tags: Women in business, working women, equal pay for equal work, fair wages, discrimination, equality, politics, fairness )

- 24 days ago -
Fact: Women in the United States - who work full time, year round - are still paid only $0.79 for every dollar paid to men. And African American women and Latinas are paid even less. Fact: These women are paid, on average, nearly $11,000 less.
It Is Time to Rebuild America - Petition
Business  (tags: infrastructure, transportation system, bridges, roads, repair )

- 49 days ago -
Improving our transportation system is an economic imperative. Not only are our roads and bridges in disrepair, but traffic congestion costs the U.S. economy tens of billions of dollars in wasted time, productivity, and competitiveness.
Rein in Wall Street Pay - Petition
Business  (tags: Wall Street, Dodd-Frank, Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of the Comptroller of the Currenc, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserv, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation )

- 50 days ago -
While a rule was proposed in 2011, it was seriously inadequate, and would not have significantly changed existing Wall Street pay practices. More than five years later, we are still waiting for the release of a more credible proposal.
End Wall Street Raids on Our Retirement Savings - Petition
Business  (tags: retirement accounts, unscrupulous advisors, Wall Street, petition, Department of Labor )

- 84 days ago -
Current rules make it easy for unscrupulous advisers 2 line their own pockets at our expense. Is time 2 close this loophole. Insist the professionals who present themselves as honest retirement advisers actually give honest advice instead of a sales pitch
We Need An American Made Military - Petition
Business  (tags: petition, made in america, military, manufacturing )

- 84 days ago -
Manufacturing is the foundation for our national security. To keep our nation safe and secure, we must make sure that our servicemen and women can rely on their equipment and depend on it being there to protect them.
Why Conservative Billionaires Have Started Talking Like Bernie Sanders
Business  (tags: Elites, fear, Bernie Sanders, Home Depot, Paul Tudor Jones, Ken Langone, Peter Georgescu )

- 105 days ago -
Growing fear among elites that they have pushed economic inequality too far. That fear is proliferating according to a New York Times Op-Ed by former marketing conglomerate CEO Peter Georgescu. Joined by his friend Ken Langone founder of Home Depot.
Dishing Out Poverty Wages on Capitol Hill
Business  (tags: Jim Hightower, Congress, Food service workers, poverty wage )

- 111 days ago -
Restaurant Associates, the New York outfit that got the House and Senate food contract, profits by paying poverty level wages and generally mistreating the cooks, wait staff, and other people who put the service in food service.
A Win Against Telephone Harassment - Thank You Petition
Business  (tags: telephone harassment, protecting consumer, win, thank you, petition )

- 111 days ago -
Thank you for listening to the more than 280,000 people who were worried enough to sign petitions or submit comments. Thank you for protecting us all against what would have been a massive new wave of telephone harassment.
Unbridled Capitalism Is The Dung of the Devil Says Pope Francis
Business  (tags: Pope Francis, unbridled capitalism, austerity, poor, rise up, sacred rights, lodging, land, dignity )

- 138 days ago -
He urged the downtrodden to change the world economic order denouncing a new colonialism by agencies that impose austerity programs and calling for the poor to have the sacred rights of labor lodging and land.
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