Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: Corporate America

How Uncle Sam can encourage corporations to be more patriotic

By using the power of the public purse, can we encourage federal contractors to be upstanding corporate citizens?

This company got a $10 million PPP loan, then closed its...

Many American businesses received millions in federal pandemic aid intended to protect workers, but exploited loopholes and rule changes to lay off those employees anyway.

How corporations pumped up CEO pay while their low-wage workers suffered...

More than half of the country’s 100 largest low-wage employers rigged pay rules in 2020 to give CEOs 29 percent average raises while their frontline employees made 2 percent less.

Why corporate America appears to be drifting away from the Republican...

Businesses are trying to make clear that their concerns are not partisan in nature.

The basic deal between corporate America and the GOP is alive...

The basic deal between American corporations and American politicians has been a terrible deal for America.

How corporations crush the working class

The resulting power imbalance has spawned near-record inequalities of income and wealth, corruption of democracy by big money, and the abandonment of the working class.

The sedition that nobody’s talking about

These CEOs and their corporations don’t actually care about protecting democracy. They care only about protecting their bottom line.

Sanders leads Senate demand for $1,200 stimulus checks over ‘get-out-of-jail free...

"Please join us in demanding that any new Covid relief proposal includes a $1,200 direct payment to adults and $500 to their children."

How big money corrupts our politics (and how to fix it)

Corporate money is dominating our democracy. So how do we get rid of it?

How big corporations are draining the life out of a sick...

If today's companies were truly offering a fair return to the taxpayers who built their businesses, they'd be doing a lot more to ensure that all Americans have the means to support their families.

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Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”