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USA Retirement System Replaces a Declining Share of Pre Retirement Income Petition to Fix That
Business  (tags: Social Security, retirement, working longer, petition )

OfflineMo
- 2 days ago - expandsocialsecuritynow.com
USA retirement system replaces a lower share of pre-retirement income than those in other industrialized countries. Consequences are that more workers are having to work far longer before retiring, if they ever can.
Deflating Oil Market How Will This Impact You?   video
Business  (tags: Mox Kaiser report, economic, global market, oil, energy, video, global depression )

OfflineMo
- 8 days ago - youtube.com
I know some readers eyes and ears glaze over when it comes to economic articles and offerings. Whether an expert or not so much the video will explain in a way you will understand. Is worth watching and knowing this. Be prepared as best you can.
Walmart to Start Charging Shoppers 5 Cents Per Plastic Bag
Business  (tags: wal-mart, plastic bags, business, consumers, money, world )

Lone
- 11 days ago - kitchener.ctvnews.ca
Beginning on Feb. 9, customers will be charged five cents each for plastic bags, with reusable bags available for a discounted rate of 25 cents each.
Top Japanese TPP Negotiator Caught Taking Bribe - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: TPP, Japan, bribes, secrecy, trade agreement, trade policy, bad deal, Pres. Obama, petition )

Judy
- 14 days ago - cms.fightforthefuture.org
This is why policy that affects the economy, environment, Internet, sovereignty, and freedom of expression should never be made in secret. President Obama is expected to sign the TPP in less than two weeks. We have to stop this.
The Strongest Weapon to Shift Geopolitical Balances Isn't Nukes or Missiles, It's Technology
Business  (tags: economy, Geopolitical Balances, technology, balance of power, digital manufacturing )

Evelyn
- 25 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Instead of worrying about the rise of China, we need to fear its fall; and while oil prices may oscillate over the next four or five years, the fossil-fuel industry is headed the way of the dinosaur. The global balance of power will shift as a result.
Hillary Clinton Made More in 12 Speeches to Big Banks Than Most of Us Earn in a Lifetime
Business  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Big Banks, finance industry, huge speaking fees )

Judy
- 29 days ago - theintercept.com
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders this week assailed rival Hillary Clinton for taking large speaking fees from the financial industry since leaving the State Department.
Pfizer Hikes U.S. Prices for Over 100 Drugs on January 1
Business  (tags: drug companies, pharmaceuticals, U.S., Pfizer Inc., Pfizer-Allergan merger, tax avoidance, price gouging )

Judy
- 27 days ago - reuters.com
Pfizer Inc, is planning a $160-billion merger with Ireland-based Allergan Plc to slash its U.S. tax bill. On Jan. 1, Pfizer raised U.S. prices for more than 100 of its drugs, some by as much as 20 percent.
PETITION - Stop Child Labor on Tobacco Farms
Business  (tags: Child Labor, exploitation, bad business practices, toxic pesticides, hazardous conditions, nicotine, ethics, prevention, stronger protection laws )

Sabine
- 59 days ago - forcechange.com
Tobacco companies are allowing teen workers to be exposed to hazardous work conditions. A new report suggests that young laborers endure long hours, nicotine exposure, toxic pesticides and severe heat. Children that aren't old enough to buy tobacco...
How the Internet Is Reinventing the Christmas Commercial
Business  (tags: business, consumers, marketing, money, communication, christmas )

James
- 59 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Advertising plays a central role at Christmas, and for over 100 years has extended its reach from posters to radio, TV and now online. Successfully making that last leap has become the holy grail of Christmas advertising.
 
 
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