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The Struggle against Aggressive Tax Avoidance (tags)
Experts estimate a fifth of world wealth is hidden from the tax authorities of states and considerable parts of international corporate profits are not taxed. Google and Amazon parked billions in shadow financial centers. Tax avoidance makes a functioning state impossible
KPFK needs your VOTE ! or lose it. (tags)
KPFK and Pacifica Elections must meet a very minimum quorum/ amount of voters who Vote and participate, or the expenses [about $25,000?] are wasted and same-old Board members happily stay stuck in place, out of legitimate time but clinging to power-positions. so VOTE if you qualify for their minimum contribution made this [fiscal] year. Call to inquire for more info at 818-985-2711 day hrs. or see www.KPFK.org for minimum info there.
Economists for $15 minimum wage (tags)
Wages in the US have been stagnant for 35 years. Milton Friedman and conservative trickle-down neoliberal economists have long dominated mainstream economics. Productivity and profits have soared while investments and wages have been stagnant.
The rapid success of Fight for $15 (tags)
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Religious parties more influence if have an ethical human rights base. (tags)
Secular ethical human rights, which are universal, can be adopted by any political party as its ethical base. This includes religious parties as secular ethical human rights virtually equate with the Golden Rule espoused by the major religions.
Low Wage America (tags)
The Time Has Come For $15 Minimum Wage (tags)
In one of comedian Chris Rock’s routines, he observes: “You know what that means when someone pays you a minimum wage? You know what your boss is trying to say? ‘Hey, if I could pay you less, I would, but it’s against the law.’”
Philippines - NDFP says UN report on use of child combatants by NPA (tags)
MANILA – The National Democratic Front of the Philippines’ Special Office for the Protection of Children slammed the report released by the United Nations Special Representative for Children in Armed Conflict (SRCAC) which alleges that the its armed wing the New People’s Army (NPA) has been using and recruiting children.
A Western Rebellion could ensure global ethical human rights 'bottom-line' for all. (tags)
Rebellion justified.The adoption of a human rights instrument by the UN General Assembly in Dec 2008 led to the Global Financial Crisis in 2009.Involving international h.rights law it strongly favored Devel Asia, incl China, over the West.
SB 1220, the poverty pimp's affordable housing sham (tags)
Poor people and the public at large are being urged to immediately contact the members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, to tell the Senators that they should not pass "SB 1220 the HOMeS Act," unless nonprofit housing organizations and nonprofit housing developers in California are banned from imposing minimum income requirements against the poor!
Creation of Money (tags)
To give a credit to a customer, a bank doesn't need to take the savings of another cutomer from its vaults. It creates the money out of nothing. In a countermove, the bank must deposit money with the central bank. There is a debate whether the creation of money can be left to the banks.
Nonprofit housers mourn the demise of redevelopment agencies (tags)
(This is a repost of this article.)Wealthy so-called 501c3 charity nonprofit developers mourn the demise of California's redevelopment agencies, and are already making plans to lobby the state in an effort to recreate the redevelopment agencies that have made them filthy rich, while exploiting the poor!
PHILIPPINES: Employers win again: P22 COLA too little, too late (tags)
?If the objective is to increase the capacity of workers and their families to weather economic woes, an increase of P22 a day at this point is simply too little, too late,? Akbayan Representative Walden Bello said on Tuesday morning following the announcement of a P22-increase in minimum wage earners? cost of living allowance (COLA).
Thousands of militant workers march for higher pay in the Philippines (tags)
Manila, Philippines - Thousands of workers led by the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) and its allied organizations converged in key cities on Labor Day to reiterate their demand for better wages, improved economy, jobs, security of tenure for workers and an end to demolition of squatter shanties.
The House Party (tags)
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Philippine labor party calls for stop to trainee nurse fees (tags)
The labor group Partido ng Manggagawa (PM - Workers Party) called for a stop to the practice of charging fees to trainee or on-the-job-trainee (OJT) nurses in the wake of a Senate hearing yesterday on the issue. Renato Magtubo, PM chairperson, attended the hearing and supported the position of nurses groups for an end to the “exploitation of hundreds of thousands of young registered nurses.”
New hope, new dream required following Earthquake: Letter to John Key (tags)
New dream, an ethical globalization, required after devastating earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand (amazingly no loss of life but enormous property damage). An ethical globalization emphasizes small/medium business development.
Militant workers in the Philippines slam wage hike as loose change (tags)
The militant Partido ng Manggagawa (Workers Party - PM) slammed the wage hike of P22 for Metro Manila workers as “loose change” and called for the abolition of the regional wage boards for “betraying the working class.” Renato Magtubo, PM chairperson, declared that “P22 is not even enough for workers to buy a kilo of commercial rice or even the cheapest NFA rice worth P25. Since the last wage hike was in June 2008, the wage hike is effectively P11 per year over two years. Na-onse na naman ang mga manggagawa."
Another KPFK Local Station Board election is fast approaching and your vote COUNTS!! (tags)
Make sure your membership is up-to-date prior to the deadline of June 30, 2010.
Sweatshop Conditions in US Cities (tags)
vicious labor exploitation
Today your freedom is being signed away (tags)
Today at the UN New York States are signing a treaty which by its exclusion of core obligations and the right to development will create a people more dependent on the State and Corporations as well as discriminating against the poor. Obama ( & other States) is following such policies.
Global Systematic discriminationagainst the Poor due to be signed (tags)
International human rights law to be signed by States on Sept 24, 2009, systematically discriminates against the poor. The establishment is pitted against the independent peoples and the most disadvantaged. A mediocre nation and a dependent people are the very likely outcomes.
BTL:Minimum Wage Campaign Fights for National Living Wage (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Bottom-up rights, ethical globalization for a Great Country (tags)
A Great Country is inclusive - neo liberal social exclusion settles for mediocrity. Bottom-up rights are those excluded by the UN and States considered incompatible with neo liberalism. The discontented need to struggle for these rights which entail an ethical globalization.
Haitian Minimum Wage Struggles: A Call To Action (tags)
Miami Autonomy & Solidarity is asking progressives and revolutionaries to organize in their communities around the Haitian minimum wage struggles.
A Modest Proposal on Executive Salaries (tags)
A proposal to tie the salaries of executives to the minimum wage.
The Structural Crisis of the Financial System (tags)
"Introduction of taxation on speculative financial transactions must go along with a genuine nationalization that involves a change of the actual banking system into a public system and fixes the role of money as a neutral means of exchange for services."
Theses on the Basic Income Discussion (tags)
Poverty can only be overcome globally. A change in perspective is necessary where social assistance is seen as positive and not negative. Without a committment to human dignity and a human future, barbarism seems inevitable.
Inequality and Equal Opportunity: A German Perspective (tags)
A fifth of Germans no longer believe the national economy is just. With false signals, false promises and false goals, politics kindles the feeling of injustice. The idea of equal opportunity turns out to be the grand delusion of Germany.
Why the leniency for pedophiles in Israel? (tags)
According to data disclosed at this week's Beersheba Conference on Child Welfare, some 2,500 complaints are filed annually in Israel regarding sexual assaults against minors under 14. Dr. Yitzhak Kadman, executive director of the National Council for the Child, paints a darker picture yet, estimating that over the past several years no fewer than 100,000 of this country's children have suffered some degree of sexual molestation.
Presidential Candidate Frank Moore’s “Web Work Of Caring” (tags)
2008 Presidential Candidate Frank Moore dialogs on Indymedia forum about taxes and a “Guaranteed Minimum Income”
Presidential Hopeful Alexander wants $10 Minimum Wage (tags)
The Democratic control Congress recently passed a minimum wage increase tied to a Bush-Iraq War spending bill for $120 billion; within the next two years America’s lowest paid wage earners will receive a $2.10 pay increase. Presidential hopeful Stewart A. Alexander says, “It’s not enough.”
Millions Struggling to Survive On Low Wages (tags)
The 110th Congress is now in session and congressional leaders are expected to move on a broad range of critical matters that are a vital concern to the entire nation; topping the list is the Iraq War, the national debt, the balance of trade, affordable health care, immigration, solving the nation’s energy crisis, the environment, and minimum wage. Congress is expected to move quickly to raise the federal minimum wage from the present rate of $5.15 to $7.25 per hour by 2009; it will be the first such increase since 1997.
Monthly Pay for Everyone (tags)
A basic income means an income-securing existence allowing participation in social life. The basic income would do away with work coercion and tests of neediness.
A Guaranteed Minimum Income as a Constitutional Right (tags)
A guaranteed minimum income could be seen as a constitutional right like the franchise and equal protection before the law This 1986 essay shows us the human alternative to the dystopia of permanent war. I apologize for the errors in translation.
Raise the CA Minimum Wage Initiative--training Jan. 23 (tags)
Join in the statewide coalition to raise the minimum wage to $7.75 with an annual cost-of-living-increase.
Labor Market Voodoo (tags)
Possible counter-measures against structural mass unemployment and an army of marginalized working poor are well-known: public investment programs, a legal minimum wage and redistribution of labor through reduced working hours.
Sept 7 Public Hearing Expands Ad Seg Torture, the power of a crowd is needed (tags)
California Dept of Corrections (& rehab - what a joke) has called a public hearing to expand the minimum time in the hole without a review hearing from 30 days to 90 days for some infractions, as long as six months MINIMUM for others. This punishes the mentally ill and children as there are no phone calls and getting visits is very hard while in cruel isolation, no canteen, no personal property in the 4' x 4' box,
Voices of Resistance: Bloomington, Indiana (tags)
How many resolutions were passed against the invasion of Iraq? 100 or more? In times like these when neoconservatives and the extreme right dominate the legislature, execu-tive and judiciary, it is very important for the community to make a local comment.
Industry without Happiness: On the Guaranteed Minimum Income (tags)
A basic income could heal our fragmented society caught in work fanaticism and work fetishism while work disappears..A basic income could change social attitudes and goals and give real meaning to the human rights to life and participation.
STOP THE SHOW TRIAL - SUPPORT BILLY COTTRELL (tags)
In just over one weeks time, on the 26th of October, 2004, a young man will go on trial accused of Earth Liberation Front activity. If found guilty of all the charges placed against him, this young man faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 35 years imprisonment.
Bushonomics: 39 million locked in poverty (tags)
1 in 4 families are ‘working poor’ Report calls for minimum wage hike
California-The Prison State (tags)
Too many lockups lead to service lockouts
CONDI MINIMUM (tags)
$5.15 IS NOT ENOUGH!!! It's Time to Raise the Minimum Wage! (tags)
BUILDING BRIDGES: YOUR COMMUNITY AND LABOR REPORT BRINGS YOU THIS 28 MINUTE RADIO PROGRAM. TO LISTEN CLICK ON LA INDYMEDIA LINK
Sign Military Families' Petition: Bring Reserve Troops Home (tags)
On September 9th, 2003, our loved ones, currently serving in the Iraqi theater, were delivered orders extending their overseas stay. They have been told that there is a chance they could be home in May 2004 with the possibility of an extension to January 2005. May 2004 is a minimum 16 month deployment for this Reserve Unit.
Civilian Dead in Iraq now past 6,000 (tags)
Feeling proud, America? Enjoying being an occupying power? Hey George... where ARE those weapons of mass destruction?! (Photo - A demonstrator holds a poster of a dead Iraqi child, outside the U.S. embassy in Pretoria, during a protest against Rresident George W. Bush's visit to Africa, July 9, 2003 - REUTERS/Juda Ngwenya)
Are Republicans different from Libertarians? (tags)
Libertarians advocate maximum liberty with minimum restrictions in any and all arenas of human activity. This sounds good, but carried to its logical extreme, it involves decriminalizing virtually every "vice" known to man.