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Say NO to Black Thursday
Business  (tags: petitions, Black Thursday, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, shopping, holidays, consumerism, K-Mart, Wal-Mart, Target )

Freya
- 1 day ago - change.org
Black Friday is no longer just Friday. It has pushed its way back into my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. Now, stores are opening on Thursday, rather than early Friday morning. Kmart is even opening on Thursday morning at 6 AM! Now, people are leaving...
Sign the Robin Hood Tax Petition ACTION
Business  (tags: Robin Hood Tax, money, investments, poverty, banking, trading, ecosystems, climate-change, economy )

Nancy
- 17 hours ago - foe.co.uk
With billions of pounds needed to help tackle poverty and climate change, we think it's fair to ask bankers and traders to pay a little more.
As Gerawan Hearings Continue...ACTION
Business  (tags: Gerawan, Prima Brand, Stop and Shop, Giant, Martins, Giant Eagle, business, UFW, abuse.human rights, world, crime, labor, law )

Nancy
- 9 days ago - action.ufw.org
As Gerawan has a history of violating the law, we are hoping the retailers who sell their Prima brand products can use their purchasing power to make a difference. We've reached out to Ahold USA, who sells Prima products at their Stop & Shop, Giant,...
ALEC Corporate Board Chair Quits
Business  (tags: ALEC, SAP quits, gun safety, voter rights, climate change, renewable energy, Steve Searle )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - prwatch.org
The corporate board chair of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the software company SAP America, has quit the group, telling CMD that it has made the decision to "immediately disassociate itself from ALEC" because of the group's position-
Lovable Lawnmowers No More ~ Alpacas Neglected and Hungry
Business  (tags: abuse, animals, alpacas, investments, business, ethics, dishonesty, society, money, marketing, news )

CarrieSIC
- 12 days ago - modernfarmer.com
The biggest marketing pushes were calling them a huggable investment and attracting people who just thought they were gorgeous little lawn ornaments," says Wren Owens, an alpaca farmer in western New York State who also brokers sales of the animals.
Meet the Modern Farmers: Daniel Nguyen
Business  (tags: Americans, urban farming, New Orleans, natural disasters, Vietnamese community, environment, marketing, society, business, consumers, news, farming, humans, economy )

CarrieSIC
- 12 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Daniel Nguyen moved from California to New Orleans to become a firefighter -- but he ended up becoming a lifeline for farmers. Nguyen, 25, and business partner Khai Nguyen, began their work as community organizers in reaction to two natural disasters.
The Trillion Dollar Scandal | ONE PETITION See Video
Business  (tags: corruption, business, economy, dishonesty, finance )

Jean
- 11 days ago - one.org
TELL G20 LEADERS TO END THE TRILLION DOLLAR SCANDAL
'Demoralized and Degraded': Second Bath and Body Works Store Blocks Special Needs Students (TEXT and VIDEOS)
Business  (tags: business, consumers, dishonesty, Special Needs students, Bath and Body Works, ethics, news, society )

CarrieSIC
- 12 days ago - rawstory.com
According to The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 17 special needs students from Fort Zumwalt North High School had taken a field trip to the Chesterfield Mall in Missouri last Thursday to learn life lessons, but they ended up learning the wrong one.
PETITION - PLEASE SIGN - Starbucks & Green Mountain Coffee -- Don't Support the Lawsuit Against Vermont
Business  (tags: corporate, business, ethics, GMO, Vermont, Monsanto, sueing State of Vermont, right to know, food labelling law )

Evelyn
- 12 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Starbucks doesn't think you have the right to know what's in your coffee. So it's teamed up with Monsanto to sue the small U.S. state of Vermont to stop you from finding out.
Tell the Department of Defense: Support the Troops, Crack Down on Unpatriotic Corporate Predators ACTION US
Business  (tags: predatory lending, veterans, money, business, corporate, corruption, consumers, americans )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - action.citizen.org
On Veterans Day, politicians will make speeches honoring the sacrifices made by servicemen and servicewomen. But being ripped off by predatory lenders -- many of which prey specifically on residents of military bases -- should NOT be among our veterans' s-
 
 
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