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Robert Reich: Wall Street Is Hard at Work Cooking Up the Next Financial Collapse
Business  (tags: Wall Street, middle class, economic collapse, financial collapse, finances, economics )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - alternet.org
Presidential aspirants in both parties are talking about saving the middle class. But the middle class canâEUR(TM)t be saved unless Wall Street is tamed.
Australian Workers at Food Flavours TNC Fight Lockout With Lockin! ACTION
Business  (tags: Australia, International Flavours and Fragrances (I, National Union of Workers (NUW), union member lockout, Dandenong )

Nancy
- 12 hours ago - iuf.org
National Union of Workers (NUW) members at the International Flavours and Fragrances (IFF) facility in Dandenong (Victoria) have responded to a management lockout by occupying the lunchroom.
How YouâEUR(TM)re Saving the World By Eating Ben & Jerry's (Really)
Business  (tags: ice cream, employment, convicts, homeless, second chances, good deeds, jobs, Ben and Jerry's )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - yahoo.com
In all likelihood, youâEUR(TM)ve probably tasted Greyston Bakery brownies before. That is, if youâEUR(TM)ve ever dug into Ben & JerryâEUR(TM)s flavors such as Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Half Baked, or the ice cream juggernautâEUR(TM)s latest limited-time offering.
Why Rising Inequality Is Great News: Burman
Business  (tags: inequality, greed, study, oxfam, economy, business, consumers, finance, humans, money, world )

Lone
- 2 days ago - thestar.com
Powerful interests argue that their greed is good. However, a new study by Oxfam shows the income gap is wrecking the economy âEUR" opening the door to overdue change.
STOP the Secret Trade of TPP
Business  (tags: TPP, US congress, fast tracking )

Dimitris
- 2 days ago - action.workingfamilies.org
Tell Congress to vote NO "fast tracking" the TPP! Please sign and share the petition.
How Palm Oil, Fruit Bats and Deforestation Could Be Linked to Ebola Epidemic
Business  (tags: ebola, palm oil, fruit bats, deforestation, fatalities, world, death, disease, ecosystems, environment, money, Sime Darby and Olam )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - ecowatch.com
Researchers from the University of Minnesota, Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of United Nations and other institutions recently hypothesized that severe changes in the forest ecosystems disrupted an equilibrium that has been keeping the virus...
Not Lovin' It: McDonald's Falls Flat at Enhancing Its Public Image
Business  (tags: McDonald's, fast food, injustice, labor, wages, protests )

Freya
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
The company's PR initiatives can't disguise its unfair labor practices.
If You'Ve Ever Been A Server In America
Business  (tags: servers, wait staff, working poor, tips, poverty wages, starvation wages )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - dailykos.com
Many are shocked to discover the majority of American servers are making $2.13 per hour base pay. In addition to poor wages, most servers receive no benefits, no overtime pay, no sick pay, no sick days, no vacations (paid/unpaid), and no insurance.
S&P Lowered Standards on Ratings, SEC Says
Business  (tags: Standard Poors Bond Rating Service, economy, ethics, dishonesty, marketing, business, usa, SEC, New York, Massachusetts, financial crisis, DOJ, fines, suspension )

Lynn
- 6 days ago - wsj.com
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services softened standards to win business and misled investors long after the end of the 2008 financial crisis, regulators said Wednesday as they announced a settlement over the firm's bond-grading methods.
"Exxon Mobile Pumps Money"
Business  (tags: money, investors, finance, energy, usa, oil, news, business )

Andreas
- 6 days ago - rorqvist.com
"Exxon Mobile Corporation pumps Money"
 
 
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