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Make the Tech Giants Pay Their Taxes ! ! !
Business  (tags: tech giants, taxes, business, money )

Cher
- 19 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
As global citizens concerned by tech giants and other large companies who hide billions in tax havens instead of paying their fair share, we call on you to urgently pass a revenue tax on tech giants. This is not a technical question; it's a question of
Tell Congress to Support the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Business  (tags: women, pregnancy, motherhood, jobs, employment, petitions )

Freya
- 27 days ago - act.nwlc.org
No one should be forced to make the choice between a paycheck and a healthy pregnancy. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would ensure pregnant workers get the accommodations they require - and keep their jobs when they need that income most.
Add Your Name to Demand That Walmart Pay Their Workers a Living Wage
Business  (tags: wages, income, economic justice, fairness, economics, petitions )

Freya
- 18 days ago - actionnetwork.org
A new bill introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ro Khanna called the Stop Walmart Act would force major retailers like Walmart, McDonalds and more, to pay a $15 minimum wage, provide paid sick leave, and limit CEO pay.
Thank the City of Baltimore for Banning Water Privatization!
Business  (tags: water, resources, privatization, greed, petitions, thanks )

Freya
- 28 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Baltimore city council passed a resolution against the privatization of their water, and this past week 77 percent of voters agreed to make this official in the city charter.
Thank AirBNB for Removing Listings on Stolen West Bank Land
Business  (tags: Palestine, Middle East, human rights, rentals, petitions, thanks )

Freya
- 25 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
AirBNB has announced that it will remove listings in illegal, Jewish-only settlements built on stolen Palestinian land in the West Bank. This is a win for freedom, justice, and equality for the Palestinian people.
Tell 7-Eleven to End Its Abusive Practices Against Immigrant Franchisees!
Business  (tags: franchises, convenience stores, free enterprise, immigrants, petitions )

Freya
- 21 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The current 7-Eleven CEO is doing everything in his power to target immigrant franchise owners who complain about the company's ruthless labor policies and intimidation tactics.
Comcast's Grinch-Like Fee Hike
Business  (tags: communications, television, Internet, TV, cable, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 5 days ago - action.consumerreports.org
Tell Comcast to stop hiding price increases in fee hikes!
Tell the Pentagon: Spend Taxpayer Money Responsibly, Not Recklessly!
Business  (tags: US military spending, defense, wastes of taxpayer money, petitions )

Freya
- 5 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
The Pentagon just went through its first-ever audit - and failed. More clearly than ever before, we now know that taxpayer dollars are being wasted.
Here Are 5 Reasons Why So Many Millennials and Gen-X-Ers Will Have to Work Until They're Dead
Business  (tags: employment, work, wages, income, retirement, youth )

Freya
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
The reality is that way too many Millennials and aging Generation X-ers don't have nearly enough to retire on, and they are going to need to work as much as possible in the years ahead.
Save the Bees! Ban Toxic Pesticide Sulfoxaflor From Europe's Fields
Business  (tags: chemicals, pesticides, bees, beneficial insects, poisons, contaminants, petitions )

Freya
- 28 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
There's a new dangerous pesticide on the block: Sulfoxaflor. And it's been found to reduce bee colonies by half. Now massive pesticide corporation Dow Chemical is lining up to replace banned bee-killing neonicotinoids with this toxic "replacement."
Tell Congress to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage to $15 An Hour
Business  (tags: wages, income, pay, employment, jobs, petitions )

Freya
- 23 days ago - act.berniesanders.com
Tell the new Congress to debate and pass legislation that would raise the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour - a starvation wage - to a living wage of at least $15 an hour.
Amazon Gets $3 Billion in NY Tax Breaks While Underfunded Public Transport Enters Death Spiral   video
Business  (tags: NYC subway, tax breaks, Amazon, public transportation, Jeff Bezos )

Sheryl
- 19 days ago - youtube.com
Homeless at an all time high in New York, schools in need of funds, NYC subway system worse in the world, and yet taxpayer money will be sent to the richest man in the USA who would of placed his business there anyways as that is where the talent is.
Tell Congress: Pass Stronger Antitrust Laws
Business  (tags: monopolies, greed, economic injustice, Wall Street, petitions )

Freya
- 9 days ago - act.civicaction.com
Between a multitude of mergers and the GOP's weakening of antitrust laws, big businesses have been able to gain the majority of economic power in the US - and the world market. We are now left with a near-total monopolization of most markets.
Buy Nothing Day
Business  (tags: shopping, sales, greed, holidays, resistance )

Freya
- 23 days ago - abillionpeople.org
Something wicked this way comes! Black Friday and the powers that be are urging us to get out there and spend till we can't spend no more.
Bombas Founders Wanted to Help the Homeless - By Giving Them Socks
Business  (tags: altruism, charity, clothing, homelessness )

Freya
- 21 days ago - cnn.com
Cofounder David Heath learned that socks are the most requested item at homeless shelters, but the least donated. Most people donate their old clothing and shelters don't usually take used socks.
 

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