Category Archives: Economy

Fast Food Strike May 15!

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p2w2NH-yp Fast-food workers are planning a global strike for better pay and working conditions, with actions set to take place in 150 U.S. cities and 32 other countries in a bid to exert pressure on multinational companies. Strikes … Continue reading

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Demand Economic Justice – First Tuesdays

You Are Invited Greetings, Tuesday, August 6th, will be the beginning of a monthly Rally * Protest * Demonstration * Teach-in that will encourage groups and individuals to come together and share information, resources and support. First Tuesdays! Human Rights Awareness … Continue reading

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Walmart Threatens DC to Avoid Paying Fair Wages

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p2w2NH-nX mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/read.overloaded Wal-Mart says it will pull out of D.C. plans should city mandate ‘living wage’ By Mike DeBonis, Published: July 9 E-mail the writer The world’s largest retailer delivered an ultimatum to District lawmakers Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Financial Panic in China?

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Walmart Workers Launch Strike Action in Three Cities

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p2w2NH-nh mnemonic here:  http://urlet.com/instituting.sounds Walmart  Workers Launch First-Ever ‘Prolonged Strikes’ Today Josh Eidelson on  May 28, 2013 – 10:57 AM Walmart employees are on strike in Miami, Massachusetts and the California  Bay Area this morning, kicking off what … Continue reading

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Round Up Resistant GMO Monsanto Wheat Escapes in Oregon

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p38Pt0-ce mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/yeah.unclear update 5/31 Monsanto resumed US field testing of GMO wheat in 2011 in Hawaii and North Dakota http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-31/monsanto-resumed-field-trials-of-roundup-ready-wheat.html update 5/31 from Reuters  http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/31/usa-wheat-search-idUSL2N0EC0HB20130531 update 5/30  “Regional Industry Threatened” – contaminated field confirmed to be … Continue reading

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Buena Vista Biomass Power Plant [Ione, CA] Suffers “Catastrophic Mechanical Failure”

Amador County Undersheriff Jim Wegner said investigators think “catastrophic mechanical failure” caused a boiler at the Buena Vista Biomass Power plant to rupture with such force Wednesday morning that workers initially thought there had been an explosion. http://www.sacbee.com/2013/05/29/5456942/2-injured-in-n-calif-power-plant.html [Ione is … Continue reading

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