Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tag: Corporate America

VIDEO: In Victory for Corporations, Court Rejects Rule on Labeling Goods...

One of the deadliest documented conflict in African history is the fight over precious minerals. While many activist groups want mandatory labeling of "conflict minerals," a federal appeals court ruled against it this week.

Prosecute US Companies Who Hire Illegal Immigrant Workers to the Fullest...

Who is primarily responsible for facilitating a steady inflow of illegal immigrants into our country? The guilty parties include a huge number of U.S. companies and our own government.

The Fraud of the New ‘Family-Friendly’ Work

The new family-friendly policies seem ideally timed, but they apply only to a tiny group considered “talent”—highly educated and in high demand— to help to recruit and keep them. Let's not celebrate this new era just yet.

The Outrageous Ascent of CEO Pay

It's time we start pushing companies to put less money into the hands of their CEOs and more into the hands of their average employees. Not only will it create more jobs, it will actually help corporations.

‘Proud Partners’ Corporatize Our Parks

Why are our presidents so good at praising America's national park system, but lousy at maintaining it? Now Park Service officials have begun the "corporatization" process starting with "co-branding" agreements with national parks.

How Big Corporations Cheat Public Education

Corporations have been reaping the benefits of public education in the U.S. for more than 60 years and instead, are "skipping out on the taxes meant to sustain the educational system." Guess who suffers from repeated school cutbacks?

Join the Spreading Rebellion Against Big Money’s Political Game

It's time we, the people, get Big Money out of politics. One group called the New Hampshire Rebellion is bird-dogging presidential candidates in that state to demand action. Join in or start your own rebellion to end this corruption.

We Are All Greeks Now

The suffering of the Greeks is just like the suffering of ordinary Americans—the only thing that benefits is the profit margins of financial institutions. When will human life be of concern to corporate capitalists?

The American Worker: Crushed Again by the Overwhelming Power of Corporatism

President Obama and his team of corporate bullies have successfully forced Fast Track legislation for the TPP through Congress and now global corporations rule America. Once again, American workers are being kicked while they’re down.

VIDEO: #12. Most Important of All: Get Big Money Out of...

All that we need to do as a nation is achievable only if we get big money out of politics because an economy that works for everyone is a democracy that works. So it's about time we put an end to dark money.

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Houston police launch investigation into mounted officer trampling protester on video

“We are aware of a video circulating showing one of our mounted patrol horses and a citizen. We are currently reviewing the circumstances behind the incident.”

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."

Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100M as IRS ends donor reporting rules

By choosing to keep their donors secret, these groups leave voters in the dark as to exactly who is funding their political activities. And the IRS won't know either.

Police are still killing unarmed black people

So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."