Monday, August 26, 2019

Tag: Corporate America

‘It’s bad for business:’ CEOs speak out against attacks on reproductive...

"As anti-choice politicians are escalating attacks on these fundamental freedoms we encourage the entire business community to join us in protecting access to reproductive healthcare in the critical months and years to come."

Climate crisis will cost world’s biggest companies $1 trillion

"Our collective response to climate change is more urgent than ever, and it is clear that corporate action cannot be delayed."

If corporations have rights, so does nature

A whopping 61 percent of Toledo’s voters said “yes” to recognizing legally enforceable rights for the natural world.

Law and disorder: Why corporatism will dominate US policy for decades...

As long as this power remains in the hands of extremist ideologues, democracy and the rule of law are threatened, and corporations and monied interests will continue to get a free pass.

Corporations are funding health and nutrition research – here’s why you...

Many experts in nutrition and public health suggest that the food industry is copying tactics from tobacco companies. Corporations can now determine our health.

These 2020 candidates are the darlings of Wall Street. The numbers...

Even as these candidates vocally reject corporate America, their latest fundraising reports show corporate America hasn't rejected them.

Big Pharma, big greed: Death by prescription

The powerful corporate and government forces that minimize the less powerful must be challenged, even in the face of overwhelming odds.

Elizabeth Warren introduces legislation to hold executives criminally liable for misconduct

“These two bills would force executives to responsibly manage their companies, knowing that if they cheat their customers or crash the economy, they could go to jail.”

A ‘buyback’ for our future?

“Corporate profits should be shared with the workers who actually create them.”

Jury finds Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer contributed to man’s cancer

“Although the evidence that Roundup causes cancer is quite equivocal, there is strong evidence from which a jury could conclude that Monsanto does not particularly care whether its product is in fact giving people cancer..."

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Leaked documents show Brazil’s Bolsonaro has grave plans for Amazon rainforest

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For millions of dogs, South Korea is hell on Earth

Summer in South Korea brings the brutal Boknal “dog eating days,” when more than a million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for meat.

‘Game-changer’: Sanders unveils Green New Deal plan detailing 10-Year mobilization to avert climate catastrophe,...

"This is a pivotal moment in the history of America—and really, in the history of humanity."

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

‘A Green New Deal, but for guns’: Parkland students propose groundbreaking gun policy

"If we require a license to drive a car, we should certainly require a license to own a gun."