Monthly archives: December, 2012

NOBULL: As Walmart Makes Safety Vows, It’s Seen as Obstacle to Change

As Walmart Makes Safety Vows, It’s Seen as Obstacle to Change Abir Abdullah/European Pressphoto Agency Several of Walmart’s suppliers had used the factory in Bangladesh where 112 workers died last month. By STEVEN GREENHOUSE and JIM YARDLEY Published: December 28, 2012 143 Comments When Walmart’s chief executive, Michael Duke, appeared at a Council on Foreign



NOBULL: 17 Solutions for a Better America in 2013 – Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader being interviewed during his 2008 presidential campaign, 08/01/08. (photo: Scrape TV) 17 Solutions for a Better America in 2013 By Ralph Nader, The Nader Page 29 December 12 t’s easier than you think. That’s the way I start discussions and interviews about my new book titled, "Seventeen Solutions." The "solutions" were selected for



NOBULL: Government Security is Just Another Kind of Violence – Ron Paul

"Real change can happen only when we commit ourselves to rebuilding civil society in America, meaning a society based on family, religion, civic and social institutions, and peaceful cooperation through markets." (MORE)



NOBULL: Deadline Looms for U.S. to Unwind WTO’s COOL Clock: R-CALF USA Offers a Solution

Deadline Looms for U.S. to Unwind WTO’s COOL Clock: R-CALF USA Offers a Solution "R-CALF USA is so determined to preserve COOL that it is aggressively fighting in all three branches of the U.S. government to defend it." Billings, MT – The World Trade Organization (WTO) has directed the United States to modify its country



NOBULL: Cattle, Farm and Consumer Groups Join Together to Urge Vigorous Review of JBS Merger Proposal

Cattle, Farm and Consumer Groups Join Together to Urge Vigorous Review of JBS Merger Proposal Billings, MT – Five statewide cattle groups and R-CALF USA joined in a letter with 37 U.S.-based farm and consumer groups to collectively urge the U.S. Department of Justice (Justice Department) to "undertake an expanded, probing, and in-depth investigation into



NOBULL: 121228 TLBrief | Beef Packing Sector to Shrink | JBS XL Takeover Gets OK | mCOOL Saga Nearly Over | Corn Basis & Drought | Brazil mad cow. No worries

Beef 12/28/12 – Cattle, Hogs flat-up. Varies 12/28/12 – 2013 to bring less beef 12/28/12 – Cattle feeding margins improve 12/28/12 – Beef Packing Sector to Shrink 12/28/12 – Cliff drags down Live Cattle 12/28/12 – Down Trend for Feedlots 12/28/12 – mCOOL Saga Nearly Over 12/28/12 – Record Cattle Prices in 2013? 12/28/12 –



NOBULL: 121227 TLBrief | NFU against JBS merger | Land price no bubble -Doanes | Corn Belt Moisture Outlook | Lawyers to bail checkoff suit | Expect More Antibiotic Regs

Beef 12/27/12 – Cattle to start, Hogs flat 12/27/12 – Cattle Market Depends on Rain 12/27/12 – Burger E.coli source unfound 12/27/12 – Cattle on Feed -6% 12/27/12 – Feedyards Reflect Drought 12/27/12 – New Drought Web Site 12/27/12 – Plain Brown Cattle Outlook 12/27/12 – Lawyers to bail checkoff suit 12/27/12 – Vilsack on



NOBULL: Wall Street Journal Article on CFTC staff switching sides – Revolving door

Hot Commodities: CFTC Staffers By JAMILA TRINDLE After working long hours over many months crafting new rules for Wall Street, a number of government regulators are switching sides to work for the firms that will have to follow and interpret them. Whenever there is a major policy change in Washington like the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial



NOBULL: Lawyers to bail on checkoff lawsuit — Capital Press

Lawyers to bail on checkoff lawsuit Plaintiff accuses law firm of acquiescing to meat industry By MATEUSZ PERKOWSKI Capital Press Attorneys involved in a lawsuit against the national Beef Checkoff program want to quit the case, citing a conflict of interest. Michael Callicrate, the Colorado rancher who filed the complaint, said he believes the law



NOBULL: Park Avenue: Money, Power & the American Dream – The Guilded Age is back…

Watch Park Avenue: Money, Power & the American Dream on PBS. See more from Why Poverty?. “We meet in the midst of a nation brought to the verge of moral, political and material ruin. Corruption dominates the ballot box, the legislatures, the Congress, and touches even the ermine of the bench. The people are demoralized….The