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Fair Employment Champion Urges Lower Protection for Palestinian Workers Than Israeli Law
Business  (tags: American businesses, 'Holy Land Principles', safety, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, corporate, corruption, abuse, labor, law, lies, ethics, dishonesty, humans, politics, society, news, money )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Shareholders of three firms ~ GE, Corning and Intel ~ are scheduled to vote during April and May on whether or not they should approve the so-called Holy Land Principles.
How Important Is The Sunni-Shiite Divide In The Middle East?
Business  (tags: world, Middle-East, oil, oil pipelines, Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Sunnis, Shites, money, politics, law, government, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - ibtimes.com
Amid escalating conflict in Yemen and battles in Iraq and Syria, many wonder how the Middle East became seeded with such conflict. One argument frequently made is that of a sectarian division between Sunni and Shiite Muslims.
3 Vile Myths Too Many Food Companies Are Shoving Down Our Throats. Gross.
Business  (tags: agriculture, business, farmers, myths, food production, technology, genetic engineering, pesticides, Food corporations )

Evelyn
- 5 days ago - upworthy.com
Myth #1: We need technology like genetic engineering and pesticides to grow more food. #2 : Food corporations are working hand in hand with farmers. #3: We need to double food production in order to feed the planet by 2050
'You Will Need to Watch Your Back': The Cowardly Note Threatening Aussie Woman's Family for Developing App That Shows Which Prod
Business  (tags: Australia, app, palm oil content, not-for-profit, Palm Oil Investigations, threats, letter, anonymous )

Evelyn
- 6 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The free app - developed by Palm Oil Investigations (not-for-profit) over the past 12 months - will inform consumers about the palm oil content of the products available on supermarket shelves. Threats address the President and her daughter.
Tenn. GOPer Slams Volkswagen: Creating 200,000 Jobs Is 'Intentionally' a 'Magnet for Unionized Labor' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Business  (tags: Americans, workers, labor force, UAW, ethics, corporate, business, consumers, unions, organized labor, Tennesse, economy, government, money, humans, politics )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - rawstory.com
According to Chattanooga Times Free Press, Watson told the state Senate Commerce Committee that approving $165.8 million in tax incentives for Volkswagen was dangerous because unions could change the "culture" of Tennessee.
Will Gaza Gas Serve as Israel's Trojan Horse?
Business  (tags: Middle East, Energy, Palestinian Territories, Israel, Israeli Palestinian Conflict, Eastern Mediterranean, Gaza Marine, Jordan Palestine )

Evelyn
- 15 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The negociations: Israel allows Gaza to explore and produce its own gas, and even potentially to export this gas to the West Bank and to Jordan. As a quid pro quo, Jordan and the PA will have to commit to buying a certain volume of Israeli gas
Child Worker Dies on IPhone 5C Production Line
Business  (tags: cell phones, production risks, dangers, cover-up, humans, iPhone, tablets, deaths )

Evelyn
- 15 days ago - chinalaborwatch.org
China Labor Watch (CLW) has obtained information that confirms the recent sudden deaths of several workers at Pegatron (Shanghai) Ltd Co., a factory primarily making cell phones and tablet PCs for Apple. Pegatron never carried out in-depth investigations
Greed Is Great, for Banks
Business  (tags: banks, greed, (ir)responsible, money, investments, finance, dishonesty, cover-up, debt, economy )

Evelyn
- 19 days ago - fountainink.in
Bankers are highly paid experts and responsible for vast amounts of cash yet they showed less sense than the village idiot when paying astronomical sums for assets best described as notional. Bankers, it seems, are above the law everywhere.
Franklin Templeton: Stop Investing in Lethal Injection ACTION
Business  (tags: death penalty, Franklin Templeton, profits, innocence, big pharma, business, ethics, money )

Nancy
- 25 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Mutual fund Franklin Templeton is the largest institutional investor in a pharmaceutical company that is profiting from the death penalty.
New Film Explores Loss of Seed Diversity ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Business  (tags: farming, seed diversity, food, world, Sustainable Development, corporate, money, society, ethics, news, humans, government, politics, abuse )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Open Sesame illuminates what is at stake when seeds are patented and controlled by large corporation, and the film features different approaches that enterprising farmers are using to preserve seeds and foster diversity.
 
 
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