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Tell Walmart: Don't Take Away Employee Health Insurance - ForceChange
Business  (tags: wal-mart, abuse, ethics, human rights, health care, Workers rights )

Beverly
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this petition to demand that Walmart give back the basic right of health care to the employees that it relies on to continue running.
World Food Day 2014 Toasts Family Farmers
Business  (tags: family farming, World Food Day, economy, ecosystems, globalwarming, food, health, family )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - foodtank.com
Today, the world puts 500 million family farmers in the spotlight in observance of World Food Day 2014. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has recognized family farmers as central to solving global hunger and malnutrition.
Billionaire Investor Peter Thiel Now Wants To Disrupt The Nuclear Energy Industry
Business  (tags: Peter Thiel, Billionaire, Entrepreneur, Investor, Nuclear Energy, Industry, Disrupt, Transatomic Power )

Brian
- 5 days ago - businessinsider.com
"Thiel is one of the most prominent investors and tech visionaries in the world, with a net worth in excess of $2.2 billion. His previous investments include Facebook, LinkedIn, Yelp, and SpaceX."
EBay: It's Time to Say "Bye Now" to ALEC ACTION
Business  (tags: EBay, ALEC, American Legislative Exchange Committee, stand your ground laws, pay to play, ethics, business, corporate )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - act.standuptoalec.org
This week eBay told reporters it had no plans to end its ALEC membership and would continue its cozy relationship with a group that allows our democracy to be sold to the highest bidder - like any other item on eBay's online auction site.
Acquisition of Africa's SeedCo By Monsanto, Groupe Limagrain: Neo-Colonial Occupation of Africa's Seed Systems
Business  (tags: Monsanto, seed companies, Limagrain, Africa, Sustainable Development, threatened, agriculture, business, environment )

Evelyn
- 10 days ago - afsafrica.org
The encroachment of the international seed industry, which focuses almost exclusively on genetically uniform varieties, takes us further away from a vision of local crop R&D and closer to neo-colonialism of Africa's food systems.
World Intellectual Property Organization Fires Staff Union President ACTION
Business  (tags: World Intellectual Property Organization, corporate, whistle blower, unions, labor, business )

Nancy
- 10 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
As a UN agency, you'd expect WIPO to lead by example in respecting workers' rights. Instead, WIPO's boss has chosen to sack the staff union's president, who was seen to be a troublemaker.
U.S. Farmers Latest to Sue Syngenta Over GMO Corn Rejected By China
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, farming, genetic engineering, GMOs, lies, money, Syngenta, world )

Kathy
- 12 days ago - reuters.com
Farmers from the biggest U.S. corn-growing states have sued Syngenta AG over sales of genetically modified corn seed not approved by China, joining global exporters in pursuing damages from the Swiss-based company.
Monsanto Scandal Causes Reopening of US Investigation of GMO Wheat
Business  (tags: money, business, farming, Monsanto, gmo wheat, ethics, environment, health, food, ecosystems, environment, protection )

Nancy
- 12 days ago - nationofchange.org
The USDA revealed that genetically engineered wheat was discovered on a Montana farm after the trial period had run its course. This new GMO wheat scandal, with fingers pointed at Monsanto, is a "failed policy" that threatens farmers.
Uphold Cruelty-Free Product Testing Standards
Business  (tags: )

Barbara
- 12 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Please support to end the products and stay in cruelty free.
New Experimental GE Wheat Contamination in Montana Puts Wheat Farmers at Risk
Business  (tags: farming, gm wheat, Monsanto and noncompliance, USDA, business, environment, family, health )

Nancy
- 13 days ago - centerforfoodsafety.org
USDA records reveal that Monsanto has conducted 279 field tests of herbicide-resistant wheat on over 4,000 acres in 17 states since 1994. Monsanto has received at least 35 notices of noncompliance from 2010 through 2013, more than any other company.
 
 
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