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TransCanada Has a 'Culture of Non-Compliance': Engineer to Senate Committee
Business  (tags: TransCanada, Canada, Evan Volks, pipeline safety whistleblower, materials engineer, testimony, Canadian Senate Committee, documented safety violations, welding, pressure testing codes, Enbridge's Southern Lights pipeline, Line 14b, KXL )

Judy
- 1275 days ago - thetyee.ca
Vokes, an expert on pipeline welding practices, worked for TransCanada for 5 years and was fired without cause in 2012 after persistently raising concerns about the company's safety practices. He provided documented instances of violations...
How Elite Economic Hucksters Drive America's Biggest Fraud Epidemics
Business  (tags: money, economy, corporate, business, finance, ethics, debt, cover-up, corruption )

Jason
- 1278 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
What do you get when you throw together economic fraudsters, plutocrats and opportunistic criminals? A financial crisis, that's what. If you look back over the massive frauds that have swept the country in recent decades, from the savings and loan crisis
Citibank,Chase & BoA: Pay Us Back! ACTION US
Business  (tags: corporate, business, big banks, citibank, chace, boa, economy, corruption, money )

Nancy
- 1279 days ago - alignny.org
Every year, New York spends $7 billion on corporate subsidies in the name of job creation - and over $500 million of it ends up subsidizing big banks.
Obama's Covert Trade Deal
Business  (tags: The Trans-Pacific Partnership, (TPP), trade and nontrade policies, extreme secrecy, congress excluded, Constitution, SOPA proponents, sweet deal for Wall St., pharmaceuticals, offshoring )

Judy
- 1280 days ago - nytimes.com
Why is the Obama administration keeping such tight wraps on the contents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? The one exception to this wall of secrecy: a group of some 600 trade "advisers," dominated by representatives of big businesses, who enjoy...
10 Cents a Garment Can Prevent the Next Bangladesh Factory Disaster and Petition
Business  (tags: business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, Entrepreneurs, ethics, finance, government, investments, law, Labor, marketing, money, politics, society, world )

Kit
- 1282 days ago - takepart.com
U.S. retailers seem to believe that American consumers won't pay an extra dime for a cheap skort to save the lives of Bangladesh's garment workers. Prove them wrong.
How Corporations Are Subverting Attempts to Rein in Their Power
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, ethics, finance, government, investors, labor, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 1282 days ago - alternet.org
Citizens have won important policy victories only to be undermined by the growing web of international investment rules and arbitration courts.
Take Action:Tell Google: More Transparency on Political Spending, Less U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, dishonesty, elections, politics, lies, cover-up, propaganda, usa, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, finance, investments, investing, marketing, money, lies, law, technology )

JL
- 1285 days ago - action.citizen.org
Sign on to our letter asking Google to fully disclose its political spending and end its membership in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Video: The Obama Pipeline?
Business  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, environment, protection, Sustainabililty, government, globalwarming, globalwarming, energy, money, oil, politics, ethics, dishonesty, economy, corporate, americans, business )

JL
- 1285 days ago - rebuildthedream.com
In our newest video, Rebuild the Dream President and former Obama administration green jobs advisor Van Jones cuts through the myths around Keystone XL -- and explains who will be to blame if the pipeline is approved
Is the Government Helping Speculators Manipulate Grain Futures?
Business  (tags: Trading, Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Franklin Roosevelt, Chicago, Stock Market, Food, Editor's Picks, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 1287 days ago - salon.com
How sophisticated traders exploit an obscure USDA rule change to get rich, fleece farmers, and drive up food prices
 
 
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