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TAKE ACTION: Tell Nestlé: Stop Bottling Ontario's Water Source During Drought Conditions.
Business  (tags: SustainableDevelopment, politics, environment, ethics )

- 1236 days ago -
Nestlé's Chairman and former CEO once infamously declared that "access to water should not be a public right." And now his company is putting into practice its belief that every resource should be commodified and sold off.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Your Senators to Support Senator Bernie Sanders' Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act.
Business  (tags: business, ethics, economy, taxeslies, abuse, corruption, corporate, dishonesty )

- 1236 days ago -
The iPhone and iPad are as American as Apple pie. But one thing that isn't patriotic, is when American-made companies like Apple don't pay their fair share in taxes.
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 )

- 1236 days ago -
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...
Business  (tags: world, abuse, money, politics, ethics )

- 1238 days ago -
As citizens concerned about companies and criminals hiding wealth out of reach, we call on you to agree and implement tough, binding measures to combat tax evasion.
How Elite Economic Hucksters Drive America's Biggest Fraud Epidemics
Business  (tags: money, economy, corporate, business, finance, ethics, debt, cover-up, corruption )

- 1239 days ago -
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 )

- 1240 days ago -
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 )

- 1241 days ago -
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 )

- 1243 days ago -
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 )

- 1243 days ago -
Citizens have won important policy victories only to be undermined by the growing web of international investment rules and arbitration courts.
Business  (tags: wal-mart, abuse, corporate, ethics, labor, society )

- 1243 days ago -
Walmart is among the most profitable companies in the U.S. and is owned by the Walton family, the richest family in America, yet many associates at Walmart must rely on food stamps and even go hungry because of low wages and a lack of full-time hours.
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