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Prison Services Company Securus Makes Record Profits in the Face of FCC Regulation
Business  (tags: communications, prisons, incarceration, Prison Industrial Complex, telephone, phone calls, Carceral Conglomeration )

Freya
- 5 days ago - truth-out.org
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to release a ruling within the coming months that will affect some 85 percent of all calls from prisons and jails.
Comcast: Everyone Needs Fast and Affordable Internet ACTION
Business  (tags: Comcast, money, business, consumers, corporate, economy, world )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - act.freepress.net
In particular, the company needs to do much more to provide fast and affordable service to low-income and working people, who are often stranded on the wrong side of the digital divide.
Tell Coca-Cola: Drop Your Deal With Monster Energy
Business  (tags: bad business, junk food, health hazards, consumers, responsibility )

Sabine
- 7 days ago - act.credoaction.com
It's no secret that the incessant and ubiquitous marketing of processed junk foods to children is contributing to skyrocketing rates of sickness and disease in kids around the world. And no class of food has perfected that formula in the last decade...
BILLIONAIRE NICK HANAUER MAKES THE DEFINITIVE CASE FOR A LIVING WAGE
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wages, income, workers, employees, pay )

Freya
- 5 days ago - ifyouonlynews.com
"When wages go up, employment goes down." This so-called theory is presented by industry and the economists we employ, as if it is an immutable law of physics describing the real world. The focus of my testimony this morning is to show that it is not.
Do Not Outsource Our Rail Infrastructure! - Petition
Business  (tags: amtrak, Florida, Senate, Drive Act, outsourcing, Keep It Made In America )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - action.americanmanufacturing.org
The Senate DRIVE Act would encourage outsourcing by allowing Amtrak to avoid Buy America preferences on projects of up to $5 million. Maximizing domestic content in infrastructure projects means more jobs. This provision would do the exact opposite.
How Tax Dodging Put Puerto Rico on the Road to Debt
Business  (tags: world, politics, money, lies, investments, finance, ethics, economy, dishonesty, debt, corporate, abuse, tax dodging, Puerto Rico, pharmaceutical companies, profit )

Darren
- 17 days ago - therealnews.com
TRNN's Jessica Desvarieux reports on how Puerto Rico's tax policy exempts billions of big pharmaceutical companies' profits, leaving at least $15 billion out of the revenue stream while the country wallows in debt - July 14, 2015
Michigan Ditches For-Profit Prison Food Provider, But Not Because It Fed Inmates Rat-Eaten Trash
Business  (tags: Michigan, prisons )

Judy
- 11 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Aramark's appalling practices weren't enough for Michigan to terminate its contract?
Dollar Stores: Phase Out Toxic Chemicals Found in Your Products and Stop Exposing Your Customers, Their Children, and Your Emplo
Business  (tags: toxics, chemicals, stores, shopping, petitions )

Freya
- 11 days ago - change.org
A new report by the Campaign for Healthier Solutions reveals that 81% of the products tested from several Dollar stores contained toxic chemicals linked to learning disabilities, brain defects, cancer, and other serious illnesses.
Former IMF Chief D. Strauss-Kahn's Inspirational Address to Germans
Business  (tags: Euro, Greece, Grexit, Germany, Strauss-Kahn, Yanis Varoufakis )

Evelyn
- 11 days ago - en.protothema.gr
There is a good chance a plan will be put in place, reducing if not removing the risks of a Grexit. It's not enough, but it's welcome. The conditions of the agreement, however, are positively alarming for those who still believe in the future of Europe.
 
 
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