Sunday, September 26, 2021

Tag: corporate greed

How corporations pumped up CEO pay while their low-wage workers suffered...

More than half of the country’s 100 largest low-wage employers rigged pay rules in 2020 to give CEOs 29 percent average raises while their frontline employees made 2 percent less.

While the rest of the U.S. was struggling, 55 corporations paid...

“We should continue to call on policymakers to address the gaping corporate tax loopholes that make this kind of tax avoidance possible.”

Water is life. Can we protect it?

Americans will have to fight hard to protect their water from corporate greed. They can learn a lot from El Salvador.

Sanders leads Senate demand for $1,200 stimulus checks over ‘get-out-of-jail free...

"Please join us in demanding that any new Covid relief proposal includes a $1,200 direct payment to adults and $500 to their children."

Indigenous Peruvians protest mining pollution

In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.

Sanders joins union leaders and healthcare workers in protesting ‘corporate greed’-fueled...

"People will get hurt, and they will die as a direct result of this one man's action."

A shiny new tool to pad profits: Stealing

One entire group being victimized by corporate thieves are the 4.3 million Americans who make up our “tipped workforce.”

Remembering the insider who blew the whistle on corporate greed

Graef Crystal proved that corporations won't police themselves. Maybe good policies can.

Forty plus years later & nothing changes

“It took me 13 years before I ever attempted to get a job with a corporation again.”

Revolution Is in the Air

“We will have to do this together. No one will do it for us. And as the numbers in the streets swell the corruption of our political system becomes ever more apparent.”

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What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

US House of Representatives passes Women’s Health Protection Act

“The House has stepped in where the courts have failed us."

“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.