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Stand With Striking Workers, Tell Fast-Food Giants Not to Fire Them
Business  (tags: americans, money, finance, ethics )

- 1602 days ago -
Speak out and stand with fast-food workers! Please sign petition! Thank you Timothy
Spain Unemployment Hits Record High
Business  (tags: world, society, money, unemployment, Spain, economy, politics )

- 1728 days ago -
Spain's unemployment rate soared to a new record of 27.2% of the workforce in the first quarter of 2013, according to official figures.
BAD BUSINESS: Samsung Admits to Using Tin Linked to Child Labor, Deforestation; Apple Mum on Sourcing
Business  (tags: world, politics, children, child labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, ethics, environment, dishonesty, corporate, abuse, law, politics, society, news, money )

- 1728 days ago -
Mobile device giant Samsung has admitted to using tin sourced from a controversial mining operation on the Indonesian island of Bangka, where unregulated mining kills 150 miners a year
Private Letters Shows Pesticide Companies Desperate Attempt to Protect Bee-Killing Pesticides.
Business  (tags: dishonesty, business, corruption, economy, pesticides, ethics, environment, corporate, abuse, wildlife, protection, animals )

- 1736 days ago -
Private letters from Syngenta and Bayer showed the pesticide companies forceful lobbying against a proposed European ban on neonicotinoids, a group of pesticides shown to have harmful effects on wildlife.
How Money Works
Business  (tags: money, economy )

- 1758 days ago -
Series of videos explaining finance.
Buyer Beware: Corporate Front Groups Come Out in Force to Sink GMO Labeling Initiative
Business  (tags: Monsanto, GMOs, frankenfoods, consumers, corruption, healthconditions, dishonesty, FDA )

- 2036 days ago -
Who's footing the bill for anti-labeling? They don't want you to know, so they no longer report the names of their funders. But in 1991, the last year they did report funders, the vast majority were corporations - including Monsanto, ICI Agricultural Pr
Can Making Rum Be Sustainable? Serrallés Thinks So!
Business  (tags: SustainableDevelopment, corporate, GoodNews, greenbuilding, society, news, marketing, money )

- 2037 days ago -
Rum production produces rather nasty wastewater which needs to be disposed of somehow. A Fast Company article claims that Serrallés has turned the "$75 million distillery into one of the cleanest in the world."
Excess Food Should Feed the Hungry, Not a Dumpster! ACTION
Business  (tags: society, hunger, food surplus, economy, ethics, corporate, money, americans )

- 2041 days ago -
With hunger in the world today at an all-time high, I find it appalling that restaurants and supermarkets are responsible for up to 15 billion pounds of untouched food products per year.
Grieving Father Struggles to Repay Dead Son's Massive Student Loans
Business  (tags: education, culture, society, education loans, politics, news, business, corruption, economy, consumers, ethics, dishonesty, society, usa, abuse, debt, money )

- 2042 days ago -
Despite the help of a lawyer, he has not been able to determine exactly how much he owes, or even what company holds his loans.
Living on Food Stamps in Middle-Class Suburbia
Business  (tags: business, economy, americans, news, foreclosures, society, usa, ethics, politics )

- 2044 days ago -
Since the recession, persistent unemployment has left middle-class life out of reach for millions of Americans.
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