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In this morning's email was a press release from an organization called American Rights at Work. Normally, we don't pimp for activists - we're an investigative journalism outfit. But dammit, they made us laugh. Read More
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Global Exchange
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Corporations carry out some of the most horrific human rights abuses of modern times, but it is increasingly difficult to hold them to account. Economic globalization and the rise of transnational corporate power have created a favorable climate for corporate human rights abusers, which are governed principally by the codes of supply and demand and show genuine loyalty only to their stockholders. Read More
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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
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For the past three years, PETA has attempted to have a dialogue with eBay, Inc., officials about the company's permissive policies regarding the auctioning of live animals, animal parts, and various other animal-related items. Sadly, eBay Web sites haven't stopped facilitating the suffering, torture, and death of animals and related crimes. "Items" recently for sale on eBay include the following: Read More
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Mother Jones Magazine
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At the world's largest and most profitable retailer, low wages, unpaid overtime, and union busting are a way of life. Now Wal-Mart workers are fighting back. Read More
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Reuters
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BERLIN - No more Coca-Cola or Budweiser, no Marlboro, no American whiskey or even American Express cards -- a growing number of restaurants in Germany are taking everything American off their menus to protest the war in Iraq. Read More
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Reuters
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A US interest group on Tuesday sharply criticized the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry's new partnership with soft-drink giant Coca-Cola, saying the deal will make the dental group a "captive" of Coke. Read More
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