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The Financial Firm That Cornered the Market on Jails
Business  (tags: Numi, privatized prison industry, prepaid cards, revenue source, jail, prison )

Dandelion
- 42 days ago - thenation.com
Numi is a for profit players in an increasingly privatized prison industry one of the top 10 providers nationwide of prepaid cards who makes claims that are not accurate substantially false with their data. People locked up should not be revenue source.
Taking on America's Prison Profiteers
Business  (tags: Prisons For Profit, juvenile prisons, Tallulah, corruption, Trans-American Development, Juvenile Justice Reform Act, Grace Bauer-Lubow )

Nancy
- 72 days ago - inequality.org
I once saw a GEO memo to shareholders that talked about how it made sense to invest in private prisons in Louisiana because the state had an increasing population of kids in the juvenile system that would be fed into the adult system, ensuring a large...
Families of Death Squad Victims Allowed to Sue Chiquita Executives
Business  (tags: Chiquita Executives, death squads, victims, right wing paramilitary )

Dandelion
- 116 days ago - commondreams.org
Corporations do not act without individuals said M Simons general counsel of ERI and co counsel for the plaintiffs. The court decision ensures that these individuals whose alleged conduct helped enable a reign of terror cannot hide from their wrongdoing.
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli May Face Additional Fraud Charges
Business  (tags: Martin Shkreli, fraud, business, corruption, medicine, big pharma, finance )

Nancy
- 148 days ago - abc13.com
The former CEO of Turning Pharmaceuticals took to Twitter in recent weeks to thank supporters and proclaim his innocence.
New Global Rules on Firms Tax Disclosure Urged By Economists
Business  (tags: abuse, business, taxes, tax avoidance, Tax havens, tax scams, tax transparency British Virgin Islands, Panama Papers, Mossack Fonseca, tax dodging, corruption, economic collapse, fraud, scams, SustainableDevelopment, hucksterism )

Steven L
- 142 days ago - bbc.com
New global rules forcing companies to report taxable activities country-by-country publicly have been called for by a group of 300 prominent economists.
The Collapse of the Middle-Class Job
Business  (tags: employment, jobs, income, wages, middle class, working class, poverty )

Freya
- 142 days ago - nationofchange.org
Our middle-income jobs are disappearing. Evidence shows that living-wage, family-sustaining positions are quickly being replaced by lower-wage and less secure forms of employment.
Panama Papers Whistleblower Speaks Out, Targets âEUR~Wrongdoing By the EliteâEUR(TM)
Business  (tags: panama papers, whistleblowers, elite, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, economy, government, investments, money, society )

Lone
- 143 days ago - thestar.com
The whistleblower who unleashed the worldâEUR(TM)s largest ever stash of secret documents, known as the Panama Papers, has finally spoken out.
Farm Labor Board Rules Gerawan Guilty of âEUR~ExtensiveâEUR(TM) and âEUR~Illegal MisconductâEUR(TM) in Violating State Labor Law
Business  (tags: Gerawan employees, labor, coporate misconduct, UFW, right to work )

Nancy
- 161 days ago - alrb.ca.gov
Board chairman cites principle that prohibitions on âEUR~oppressive tacticsâEUR(TM) need to be applied to relations between employers and workers
Sadistic Capitalism: Six Urgent Matters for Humanity in Global Crisis
Business  (tags: capitalism, exploitation, poverty, economic injustice, income inequality, greed, oppression )

Freya
- 168 days ago - truth-out.org
In these mean streets of globalized capitalism in crisis, it has become profitable to turn poverty and inequality into a tourist attraction.
Sign Up To Sewage Free Seas NOW
Business  (tags: environment, government, green, habitat, healthconditions, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water, environment, ethics, treatment )

Marco
- 171 days ago - sas.org.uk
SAS have highlighted a unique opportunity to finally stop sewage pollution at EnglandâEUR(TM)s iconic beaches.The Environment Agency has opened a 6-week industry stakeholder consultation on how often water companies should be legally permitted to...(continued
 
 
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