fix articles 15089, mcdonald
McDonald's, the NAACP And Allegations Of Racism (tags)
In interviewing the director of The Founder, a movie about the founder of the McDonald's fast food chain, Ray Kroc, the question of his relationship to blacks came up.
Tawdry National Public Radio Corruption Puts Stock Holdings Ahead Of Unbiased Reporting (tags)
National Public Radio corruption is shown in their Olympic coverage.
NPR's David Greene & Alison Aubrey along with David Ludwig Shill For Factory Farm Eggs (tags)
Both National Public Radio and Harvard University are heavily invested in slaughterhouses and factory farms. Factory farms are concentration camps whose egg and chicken flesh products have many toxins
72 Links: McDonald's & Unionbusting, Animal Agony, Human Disease, Environmental Devastatio (tags)
McDonald's announced this week its hamburgers will be juicier. Since the 'juice' in animal flesh is blood, is McDonald's saying its sandwiches will be bloodier?
350 McDonalds Shut Down Since January 350 More Scheduled To Close (tags)
Hundreds of millions have moved away from animal flesh. McDonald's is one of many chains feeling the change.
Animal Agony, Union Busting, Deforestation, Human Disease At McDonald's (tags)
Unionbusting, obesity, strokes, heart attacks, cancer, animal agony, deforestation, rainforest destruction, energy waste, crime, litter associated with the Western wrold's biggest restaurant chain
Why Do Fast Food Outlets Have Higher Crime Rates? (tags)
Adrenaline, additives, and preservatives in the food, impatience in fast food drivethrough queues, corporate objectification of the customer, poverty are some reasons for the higher crime rate at fast food outlets.
Fast Food And Restaurant Chains Need Better Performance In Recycling (tags)
Fast food and restaurant chains need to pass their recyling exams
In LA, San Diego, Sacramento and 147 Other Cities, McD And Other Fast Food Workers Picket (tags)
Dozens were arrested around the country as workers in 150 cities picketed fast food chains
25 Ingredients In McNuggets, 17 Ingredients in McDonald's Fries.. (tags)
Hidden toxins in McDonald's products besides human disease, animal agony, deforestation, energy waste, unionbusting, litter, etc.
San Diegans March in Support of Chrissy Lee Polis, Transgender Rights (tags)
The San Diego Alliance for Marriage Equality (S.A.M.E.) and All Out at City, the Queer student group at San Diego City College, drew about 70 people to a march and rally they staged outside the McDonald’s in Hillcrest April 30 in support of Transgender rights. The rally was in support of Chrissy Lee Polis,the 24-year-old Transgender woman who was beaten up by two teenage girls in a women’s restroom at a McDonald’s in Baltimore April 18, while McDonald’s staff and customers looked on and only one person actually tried to stop the attack. One McDonald’s employee filmed the incident on a video-equipped cell phone and posted the clip to the Internet, where it “went viral” and shocked the conscience of many people who saw it. S.A.M.E., All Out at City and various individuals, many of them Transgender, seized the teachable moment to hold an event that held Transgender rights central to the overall struggle for Queer equality.
It's Official, the LA Weekly is Ben Austin's personal public relations firm (tags)
How Jill Stewart's masseuse and porn ad pennysaver -- The LA Weekly -- has taken yellow journalism to new heights with its fanatical coverage of the corporate astroturf group Parent Revolution's school privatization pogroms in Compton.
Latest North/South Korean Exchange (tags)
media reports obscure the facts
If You Eat, You Need to See “Food, Inc.” (tags)
If you eat, you need to see “Food, Inc.,” Robert Kenner's incisive documentary about the corporate food industry and its wanton disregard for workers’, farmers’ and consumers’ rights, the environment, freedom of speech and press and even the health of its customers. Kenner’s film shows how the industrial model of food production was pioneered by McDonald’s and other pioneering fast-food companies, and the awesome power of the corporate foodocracy in suppressing any debate about the health of its products and any regulation to stop corporate food from killing people.
McDonald's farmworker raise fought by growers (tags)
McDonald's Corp.'s high-profile deal to raise wages for Florida tomato pickers appears to have run into a major obstacle: Florida's tomato farmers.
10/16; Global Day of Action Against McDonalds! (tags)
This upcoming 10/16/07 will be an International Day of Action against the McDonalds corporation, an entity responsible for factory farming cruelty and pollution, rainforest clearcutting, worker abuse and increasing heart disease by serving cholesterol saturated burgers to the consumers and calling it nutritious food! Show your resistance to this fast food megacorporation at a McDonalds store near you!
Major Mobilization for Farmworker Justice - Three weeks to go! (tags)
In just a few short weeks, farmworkers from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and their allies will travel from Immokalee, FL – home of one of the largest farmworker communities in the country – to Chicago, IL, home of the world’s largest restaurant chain, McDonald’s. The "2007 Truth Tour: Behind the Golden Arches” will culminate in two national days of action on April 13th and 14th in the Chicago area marking a new phase in the Campaign for Fair Food. Now is the time to finalize plans to join us for these historic actions!
Historic mobilizations will usher in "new phase" in Campaign for Fair Food! (tags)
PLEASE CIRCULATE WIDELY! The Coalition of Immokalee Workers announces a major mobilization for farmworker justice, April 13 14, 2007, in the greater Chicago area. Make your plans to join us for historic actions that will usher in a new phase in the Campaign for Fair Food. CIW: "Today, we are tired, in the words of Martin Luther King Jr., of`relying on the good will and understanding of those who profit by exploiting us.'"
UPDATE ON: MCDONALDS MANAGER ASSAULTS TRANSGENDER WOMAN OF COLOR (tags)
just a little something to show we still have along way to go
Student/Farmworker Alliance Days of Action! (tags)
1-2 Punch! Nationwide McDonald's actions Oct. 27-28th From 'sweet spot' to sore spot!... This October 27-28th, join students and young people across the country in standing with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to end sweatshops and modern-day slavery in the fields!
Student/Farmworker Alliance Encuentro a huge success, next steps outlined! (tags)
As we turn the page on the hugely successful 2006 SFA Encuentro, we focus our attention on the upcoming fall season of escalating education and action as the youth and student movement in solidarity with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers takes on McDonald's and more.
E-mails to teen House pages prompt FBI investigation (tags)
When it comes to victimless sex crimes government rules who commit these crimes never seem to be punished, while common people who get busted for the same victimless crimes usually get draconian prison sentances.
Exciting News and Updates from the Student/Farmworker Alliance! (tags)
thousands of students are returning to campuses across the country and crafting their organizing plans for the year. This fall and beyond, the stakes are high in the struggle for fair food as McDonald's continues its attempts to undermine the CIW's movement for decent wages and dignified working conditions in Florida's fields.
2006 McDonald's Truth Tour only 5 days away! (tags)
In the face of McDonald’s steadfast refusal to treat farmworkers with respect, demand truly humane labor standards of its suppliers, and pay a fairer price for tomatoes in order to address farmworker poverty – poverty which has helped pad McDonald’s profits for more than 50 years – the CIW is traveling to McDonald’s backyard with a clear message: Nothing less than real rights will do!
AntiMcDonald's Daze in Israel 2005 (tags)
A report on actions carried out against McDonald's in Israel during the 16th of October International day of Protest Against McDonald's
Torrance restaurant attacked over meat and unions (tags)
On Monday morning, a McDonald's in Torrance was spray painted with bizarre slogans denouncing the international burger king. Responsibility has been claimed by the Animal Liberation Front (ALF).
Adolf McDonald's (by Latuff) (tags)
Copyleft by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.
Country Joe Band, 2004: 'Uncle Sam Needs Your Help Again' (tags)
Taking the stage at a community center in the small Northern California town of Bolinas, a group of four musicians quickly showed themselves to be returning as a vibrant creative force centered very much in the present.
Texas Executives arrested for Conspiracy (tags)
Sapio, McDonald, and DeSoto engaged in deceptive trading practices over 3,000 times during 2003.
McDonald's Decries Webster Over 'McJob' (tags)
McDonalds gets it's Knickers in a knot over Merriam Webster usind the term McJob for low paid dead end work. Gosh who would have ever thought that?
Boycott of American Goods Over Iraq War Gains (tags)
Europeans are boycotting American products in protest against the war. Maybe it's time for Americans to issue a call for foreign tourists not to visit the US, until we get our democracy back.
LAPD trashes the First Amendment for the Oscar Awards Ceremony (tags)
At various times, Sunset and Highland became a warzone as dozens of LAPD officers pushed and shoved anti-war protestors away from the intersection, and, in one instance, entered the McDonald's parking lot with their batons drawn.
McDonald's closing 175 restaurants (tags)
McDonald's Corp. announced today that it will cease or restructure operations in seven Middle Eastern and Latin American nations, eliminate up to 600 jobs and close about 175 restaurants in 10 other countries.
UN LEADERSHIP TILTING TOWARD BIG BUSINESS AT WORLD SUMMIT (tags)
Between the non-binding, unenforceable Global Compact and the partnerships being used by the likes of McDonald's to cloak themselves in the U.N. flag, it is becoming more and more evident that the U.N. has fallen into the pockets of big business -- all to the detriment of those who are supposed to matter most, the people.
McLanguage: Hey, it could happenTM (tags)
The McDonald's website lists a total of 131 words and phrases of which it claims ownership
McLanguage: Hey, it could happenTM (tags)
The McDonald's website lists a total of 131 words and phrases of which it claims ownership.
McDONALD's FACING UP TO DESTINY (tags)
In the '90s, McDonald's was nicknamed the triumphant symbol of U.S. imperialism, but with the dawn of the new millennium its role has changed to that of the black beast of the new antiglobalization wave . Pursued by activists, trade unionists and ecologists, the chain has realized that it is time to deal with its decline.