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Koch Brothers' Toxic Legacy Detailed In New Report
Business  (tags: Koch Industries, Americans, joblessness, business, corporate greed, economy, energy, environment, ethics, dishonesty, money, politics, society, humans, government, corruption )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
A report released Friday by a top Democratic political research group details what it calls a "legacy" of layoffs and environmental damage at subsidiaries of Koch Industries, the holding company owned by the conservative billionaire Koch brothers.
HELP END MODERN SLAVERY IN CORPORATE SUPPLY CHAINS~ ACTION
Business  (tags: Walmart, Costco, business, corporate, world, slavery, shrimp boats )

Nancy
- 34 days ago - campaigns.walkfree.org
Two big global retailers -- Walmart and Costco -- are named as customers of a seafood supplier in Thailand with proven links to slavery.(3) Which means that shrimp farmed with slave labor is ending up on your plate.
URGENT: Protect Farmworkers Organizing on Your Contract Farms ACTION
Business  (tags: farmworkers, contract farms, unions, Reynolds, British American Tobacco, Phillip Morris International, ALTRIA, Universal Leaf, Japan Tobacco Internationalorganizing la )

Nancy
- 27 days ago - act.aflcio.org
Call on all tobacco manufacturers, especially Reynolds, British American Tobacco, Phillip Morris International, ALTRIA, Universal Leaf, Japan Tobacco International, to change this outrageous behavior of threats and violence.
'Buycott' App On Anti-GMO And Koch Products In Supermarket Aisle
Business  (tags: gmo products, anti gmo labeling companies, food, food shopping, very smart phone app )

Nancy
- 28 days ago - forbes.com
One of these campaigns, Demand GMO Labeling, will scan your box of cereal and tell you if it was made by one of the 36 corporations (most of them household names like PepsiCo) that donated more than $150,000 to oppose the mandatory labeling of genetically
Take the "Snail" Out of the Mail ACTION US
Business  (tags: US post office, snail mail, overnight delivery, business, americans )

Nancy
- 16 days ago - saveourpostoffice.us
We want the post office to speed the mail up to service standards before July of 2012 when there was a larger area of our country reached overnight by a single 1st class postage stamp.
Tell the EPA: Protect Bristol Bay ACTION US
Business  (tags: Koch Brothers, minind, Alaska, veterans, fishing, livelihood )

Nancy
- 12 days ago - action.votevets.org
Every summer, hundreds of veterans head to Bristol Bay, Alaska to earn a living as commercial fishermen, but Koch-connected mine development is putting those jobs, and the local habitat, in series risk.
NEW MEXICO: PLANS TO OPEN ROSWELL HORSE SLAUGHTERHOUSE MAY BE FINISHED
Business  (tags: US, good news, Roswell New Mexico, horse slaughter, animals, abuse, ethics, news, society, environment, business, consumers, law )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - paulickreport.com
Following an extended legal battle, Blair Dunn, the attorney for the Valley Meats slaughter plant in Roswell, New Mexico, today submitted a letter to the state Environmental Department withdrawing the plant's application for a permit to operate a waste...
Banking Behemoth Closes Muslim Organizations' Accounts
Business  (tags: HSBC, world banking, Islamaphobia, ethics, charities, world, dishonesty, business, money, finance, news )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - commondreams.org
Muslim community leaders in the UK are calling banking giant HSBC 'Islamaphobic' after they received letters telling them that their banking services will be terminated in September.
Tell the FCC to Reclassify ISPs as Common Carriers - Free Press Petition
Business  (tags: FCC, Net Neutrality, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, discrimination, Internet, Common Carrier )

Dandelion
- 36 days ago - act.freepress.net
The FCC's proposed Internet rules are terrible. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is pushing a plan that would allow rampant discrimination online. If approved, these rules would mean the end of Net Neutrality.
EX-NEW MEXICO GOV. JOHNSON NAMED POT COMPANY CEO
Business  (tags: Gov. Gary Johnson, marijuana, CEO, New Mexico, Cannabis Sativa, Nevada )

Carrie
- 47 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
A Nevada-based startup that plans on selling medical and recreational marijuana products named former New Mexico governor and U.S. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson as its CEO and president, the company announced Tuesday.
 
 
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