Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Tag: corporate crime

Voters from both parties overwhelmingly want Biden to crack down on...

"A Biden administration that pursues crooked CEOs and brings down abusive corporate titans will find a willing audience in the American public."

Will This Lord of the Manor Get Locked Up?

The former Massey Energy CEO is now on trial for negligence in the worst mine disaster in modern American history. It's about time Don Blankenship is put in the hot seat for putting money above everything else.

A Perfect Portrait of Corporate Crime

Martin Winterkorn, VW’s disgraced CEO, was forced to resign after the auto maker's eco-friendly diesel cars actually polluted the air more than allowed by law. Finally, a CEO must pay the consequences for betraying consumers and the environment?

Nabbing Financial Felons

The government can't stop corporate crime until it starts charging the financial felons for the crimes they oversaw. It's time the banksters themselves feel the heat.

An Escape Hatch for Corporate Cons

While corporate crimes produce horrible injuries, illnesses and deaths, they are almost always settled by fines and payoffs. Why is it that criminal corporate executives are always given a “Get Out of Jail Free” card?

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Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for oil and gas

Shell’s oil and gas exploration on South Africa's Wild Coast will be destructive for people and nature. The best way to mitigate the effects of seismic blasting is NOT TO DO IT!!

Supply-chain woes

The “graveyard shift” in a pandemic world...

Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.

Number of Covid boosters given in US exceeds single shots in 8 African nations...

“Our leaders’ failure to help bring the vaccines to everyone, everywhere will keep us on a cruel and never-ending cycle of illness, death, and economic suffering.”