Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tag: corporate corruption

Record corporate profits, record stock buybacks, and the plan to tax...

As corporations blow record sums repurchasing their stock to inflate CEO pay, Congress is advancing a tax aimed at curbing this harmful practice.

Corporations should not have the power to undermine the global battle...

Even if governments agree to suspend patent protections for vaccines, corporations can fight back with expensive lawsuits.

Report reveals major corporations are funding lawmakers behind anti-democracy bills

“It is now more urgent than ever to build a just transition away from fossil fuels and fight off attacks against protest and our freedom to vote, so that we can have a planet our communities can thrive on.”

The sham of corporate social responsibility

The only way to get such laws enacted is by reducing corporate power and getting big money out of politics.

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.

The Real Drug Racket

Big Pharma "cornered the market on life-saving heart drugs" and guess what happened next: they jacked up the prices. Are pharmaceutical companies' business models based on legalized price gouging?

‘Dr. Evil’ Turns Out to be ‘Dr. Silly’

Rick Berman is a "wholly unprincipled little man" who takes corporations dollars by offering to do their dirty PR work. While he continues taking secret funding from major corporations, he's become know as "Dr. Silly" for clownish and bombastic traits.

Scurrilous Corporate Thieves Are Stealing Workers’ Comp

Princely CEO's of corporate larceny are rewarded for being pickpockets, swindlers, thugs and scoundrels. And now corporate crooks have calculated a new scheme to rob workers of their hard-earned benefits—a raw deal for injured workers.

Cheating the School Kids: Corporations Don’t Pay Their STATE Taxes, Either

It's hard for a nation to build work skills when its corporations have largely stopped paying for education. Both federal and state corporate tax avoidance is at a stunning rate. This is millions of dollars that isn't going to state taxes, which fund public education.

The Prison State of America

The "carceral state” we live in will not be reformed through elections, or by appealing to political elites or the courts. We are caught in a prison state and lockdown of American politics.

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Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.

Paying for an overheating Earth

At a time when the major fossil-fuel companies are still raking in staggering profits off their oil and natural gas supplies, as that line straight out of my childhood went: There oughta be a law.