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Warren Unveils Plan to Give Workers More Control Over Corporate Decisions
Business  (tags: Accountable Capitalism Act, corporate responsibility, Elizabeth Warren, inequality, proposed legislation )

Judy
- 245 days ago - truthout.org
Warren's legislation quickly won the support from a wide array of groups, including labor unions, progressive think-tanks, advocacy groups, and legal scholars
Bank Heist: Wall Street Banks Get Huge Trump-GOP Tax Cuts, Enriching Shareholders But Sharing Little With Workers
Business  (tags: big banks, financial firms, greed, inequality, scam, Trump-GOP tax cuts, Wall Street )

Judy
- 310 days ago - americansfortaxfairness.org
The nation's Big 6 Wall Street banks--Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, and Wells Fargo--are among the biggest winners from the Trump-GOP tax cuts, collectively saving an estimated $14 billion in 2018 alone.
Amazon Crushes a Small Tax That Would Have Helped the Homeless
Business  (tags: Amazon, homelessess, inequality, Seattle )

Judy
- 310 days ago - vanityfair.com
Seattle quickly walked back a tax on major businesses that would have raised money for affordable housing after Amazon threatened to stop construction in the city.
Why Today Is a Sad Milestone for Minimum-Wage Workers
Business  (tags: federal minimum wage, workers falling behind, inequality, tax scam )

Sheryl
- 411 days ago - thenation.com
It took 41 days for federal minimum-wage workers to catch up to what they made in 2009.
How the Global 1 Percent Rips Off the World
Business  (tags: Global 1%, inequality, statistics, "Reward Work, Not Wealth" )

Judy
- 437 days ago - socialistworker.org
The new report "Reward work, not wealth," shows that global inequality is getting worse. Globally, the richest 42 people now own the same combined wealth as the poorest 3.7 billion.
Petition - End Child Labor in Major Tourist Destination
Business  (tags: Tourist Industy, Child Labor, exploitation of child workers, deplorable conditions, Ethical Treatment, fair work conditions, education, human rights abuses, inequality, stronger protection laws, prevention of exploitation, responsible development )


- 485 days ago - forcechange.com
End child labor in major tourist destination and protect the rights of children. Right outside the famous Taj Mahal in Agra, India, children as young as 8 years old are toiling in factories, stitching together shoes for major brands. They work in...
How Monsanto Is Bribing Farmers to Use a Toxic Herbicide
Business  (tags: monsanto, big polluters, toxic chemicals, Farmers rights, Corporate power, misuse of power, poisoning, ground water contamination, environmental impact, inequality, questionable practices, ethical concerns, bad business, stronger protection laws )


- 485 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
In a ploy to avoid decreased sales on a federally-restricted, toxic herbicide linked to crop damage, Monsanto is attempting to bribe farmers with a program incentivizing its use. Monsanto is offering $6 cash back per acre, which represents a rebate of...
Petition - Stand With Warren and Sanders: Tell Democrats to Stop Helping Trump Deregulate Banks
Business  (tags: Wall Street, big banks, greedy business, stagnated wages, deregulation, collaborations, bailouts, financial system, consumers, safety regulations, inequality, financial crashes, risks, prevention of exploitation, protection act )


- 498 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Wages have stagnated for 40 years, and big banks are making record profits.1 So why on earth are some Senate Democrats collaborating with Donald Trump to help Wall Street? A group of senators from the corporate wing of the Democratic party recently...
Paradise Papers Exposes Donald Trump-Russia Links and Piggy Banks of the Wealthiest
Business  (tags: Accountability, ICIJ, Inequality, Offshore finance. Tax havens )

Judy
- 529 days ago - icij.org
A new leak of confidential records reveals the financial hideaways of iconic brands and power brokers across the political spectrum.
Petition - Tell Congress: Don't Sell Out People and the Planet to Help the Super-Rich!
Business  (tags: Tax Planning, Special Interests, lobbyists, wealthy elites, corporate business, inequality, unjust advantages, corruption )


- 531 days ago - us.e-activist.com
This tax plan is great for special interests. It creates a new special low tax rate for lobbyists, corporate lawyers and wealthy business owners like Donald Trump. Even worse, the GOP plans to pay for their plan by slashing the programs we rely on...
After Failing to Prosecute Bankers, Obama Cashes In With Wall Street Speeches
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Barack Obama, Wall Street, Inequality, Corporate Power )

Judy
- 577 days ago - commondreams.org
The former president is reportedly raking in $400,000 per speech to massive financial firms.
Works Six Days a Week At Fast Food And Still Homeless
Business  (tags: economic slavery, low wages, fast food worker, homeless, inequality )

Sheryl
- 604 days ago - theguardian.com
Economic slavery wage so low that it is insufficient to pay rent, utilities, food and child care. Health care offered but the cost of premiums so high it would leave almost no wage for rent, no vacations, no sick time, just work around the clock.
Economic Update Addiction Capitalism and 12 Steps   video
Business  (tags: Harriet Fraad, Richard Wolff, capitalism, addiction, economics, unstable system, inequality, austerity )

Sheryl
- 641 days ago - youtube.com
If your eyes glaze over when economics is brought up - fear not this man is for you. For any of us. He explains this so simple.
Ultra Rich Mans Letter To My Fellow Filthy Rich Americans The Pitchforks Are Coming
Business  (tags: pitchforks, NICK HANAUER, inequality, shrinking middle class, unregulated economy, crash, gated communities )

Sheryl
- 653 days ago - topinfopost.com
If we do not do something to fix the glaring inequities in this economy, the pitchforks are going to come for us. No society can sustain this kind of rising inequality.
United Airlines Shows How Inequality Is Putting the Squeeze on Customer Service
Business  (tags: customer service, airlines, economic injustice, inequality )

Freya
- 732 days ago - theweek.com
Treatment of customers is increasingly stratified by class: Well-off individuals with money to burn get pampered, while the vast majority of Americans are treated like dirt.
 

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