ConocoPhillips is sticking with its reckless plans to drill in the Arctic despite the failures and fears of its rivals. Shell, who spent 7 years and $5 billion dollars on exploration, was forced to halt its 2013 plan to drill in the Arctic after a series of blunders and accidents including the grounding of its drill rig. And when oil… more
McDonald’s has just been caught hijacking a program that’s supposed to allow young people to come to the U.S. for cultural exchange programs and professional training. Instead, the fast food giant used it as a source of cheap, exploitable labor.
We’re closer than we’ve ever been to ensuring that all workers have paid sick days, but big corporations like Comcast are standing in the way. The Philadelphia city council is getting ready to vote on a bill guaranteeing sick days to all the workers in the city, and Comcast is lobbying furiously against it.
The powerful dairy lobby is pushing the FDA to approve the artificial sweetener aspartame for use in dairy products. The goal is to turn the wholesome drink into another artifical flavor-laden sweet snack.