Category Archives: Business/Finance/Taxes

Robots replacing human workers may leave millions out of job


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Why would a LGBTI person set up a business when they’ll be filtered out of the internet?


Helen Belcher | Gay Star News | October 28, 2014 At the end of 2013, internet service providers (ISPs) in the UK bowed to government pressure and agreed to introduce default filtering. Immediately there were reports that a number of … Continue reading

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Wind and Solar Create More Jobs When They’re Locally Owned, Report Finds


Kayla Schultz | YES! Magazine | Reader Supported News | October 25, 2014 t last month’s People’s Climate March, among the most popular signs were ones supporting renewable energy like wind and solar as the best way to avoid a climate catastrophe. … Continue reading

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Dow Chemical FINALLY tells the truth


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Inside the Koch Brothers’ Toxic Empire


Tim Dickinson | Rolling Stone | Reader Supported News | September 30, 2014 Together, Charles and David Koch control one of the world’s largest fortunes, which they are using to buy up our political system. But what they don’t want you … Continue reading

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Wyoming: Extending Marriage to Same-Sex Couples Could Add Over $2 Million to State Economy


For Immediate Distribution September 16, 2014 Contact: Laura Rodriguez, lrodriguez@rabengroup.com, (310) 956-2425 Brenda Arredondo, barredondo@rabengroup.com, (202) 587-4945 LOS ANGELES — Extending marriage to same-sex couples in Wyoming would generate an estimated $2.4 million in spending to the state economy, according … Continue reading

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Missouri: Extending Marriage to Same-Sex Couples Could Add Over $36 Million to State Economy


For Immediate Distribution September 15, 2014 Contact: Brenda Arredondo, barredondo@rabengroup.com, (202) 587-4945 LOS ANGELES — Extending marriage to same-sex couples in Missouri would generate an estimated $36.3 million in spending to the state economy, according to a new study authored … Continue reading

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Republicans Unanimously Block Equal Pay for Women Bill


Bryce Covert | ThinkProgress | Reader Supported News | September 16, 2014 fter allowing the Paycheck Fairness Act to move forward last week, Senate Republicans turned around on Monday evening and unanimously voted to block the bill, which would ban salary … Continue reading

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Millions of Americans’ Wages Seized Over Credit Card Debt and Medical Debt


Chris Arnold, NPR and Paul Kiel | ProPublica | Reader Supported News | September 16, 2014 illions of Americans are still grappling with debt they’ve accumulated since the recession hit. And new numbers out Monday show many are having a tougher … Continue reading

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BP found ‘grossly negligent’ in 2010 Gulf oil spill


The 2010 explosion and subsequent oil spill cost 11 workers their lives and was the worst in US history A US judge has ruled BP was “grossly negligent” in the lead-up to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the … Continue reading

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