Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: Corporate America

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them...

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

New Warren bill would empower Feds to crack down on corporate...

"Corporations have price gouged consumers for extra profits—and gotten away with it—for too long."

Sanders says ‘no corporation that breaks the law should get a...

"No government—not the federal government, not the state government, and not the city government—should be handing out corporate welfare to union busters and labor law violators."

UN group wants to make sure corporate net-zero pledges aren’t just...

"But we also urgently need every business, investor, city, state and region to walk the talk on their net-zero promises.”

Corporations are suppressing wages—there’s an easy fix for that

Don’t believe the optimistic hype about wages “naturally” rising. About one-third of American workers are shockingly underpaid as a result of the federal government’s continued refusal to raise the minimum wage.

Robots are coming for white-collar jobs

This robotic automation of white-collar jobs is being imposed so suddenly, widely, and stealthily that losses will crush any gains.

How excessive CEO pay undermines enterprise effectiveness and efficiency in the...

Inequality within the enterprise, the evidence suggests, subverts all these elements of enterprise success.

It’s not just inflation—it’s price gouging

Corporations are quick to blame this new reality on the pandemic, but another major culprit is hiding in plain sight: their own profiteering.

Government contracting: The next big battleground for a more equal America?

Our tax dollars don’t have to be feeding executive-suite greed and grasping.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since...

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.