Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tag: corporate greed

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.”

Leonardo DiCaprio: ‘Enough Is Enough’ Corporate Greed Must Stop

DiCaprio also announced that his foundation is pledging a new commitment of $15 million to environmental projects

‘We Are Writing the Rules,’ Says Obama. Who’s ‘We’?

President Obama is using a sales pitch to get the public and Congress to "swallow the glob of global corporate greed known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership." But why is he acting for these self-serving corporate powers?

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?

Carly Fiorina Proves You Don’t Want a CEO for a President

Carly Fiorina personifies corporate greed and economic inequality claiming that “running government like a business” would be a positive. Who actually thinks she belongs in the White House?

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Veteran journalist Bill Moyers says he fears for the nation’s survival

“All th’s needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.”

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

The greatest scam in history: How the energy companies took us all

Think of it as the climate-change scam that beat science, big time.