Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tag: Corporate America

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..."

Warren is correct about busting up big tech

In this new Gilded Age, we need to respond to them as forcefully as we did the first time around. Warren’s ideas are a good start.

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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."