Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: consumers

Discontent by design: The lost world of The West

The Culture of Pleasure sits tightly within and feeds the pervasive Ideology of Consumerism, a socio-economic model that has poisoned the environment and led to the commodification of everything, and everyone.

Dollars for decency

Unlike politicians who only have to survive elections every few years, corporations have to keep their consumers content all the time.

No justice for consumers in Equifax probe?

Equifax continues to be under investigation from the Federal Trade Commission and faces more than 240 class action lawsuits.

Consumers Lose, Wall Street Wins, in Right-Wing Court Ruling

The battles to rein in Wall Street fraud and resist the right-wing assault on an independent judiciary are far from over.

The Rise of the Food eVangelist

Highly opinionated consumers account for a growing percentage of the global market.

Debt Buyers Bury Hard-Hit Consumers in Lies

Millions of Americans have been hit hard and now find themselves swimming in consumer debt. A new scam has 1 in 7 struggling adults in the U.S. under pursuit by debt collectors. These predator corporations are ending any hope of recovery.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.