Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Tag: corporate power

What’s really driving inflation? Corporate power

This structural problem is amenable to only one thing: the aggressive use of antitrust law.

Six-month sentence for lawyer who took on Chevron denounced as ‘international...

Conviction of Steven Donziger "perfectly encapsulates how corporate power has twisted the U.S. justice system to protect corporate interests and punish their enemies."

Excessive corporate power breeds political repression

In the face of extractive industries’ enormous economic clout, Central Americans are facing increasing displacement and threats to their democratic rights.

The basic deal between corporate America and the GOP is alive...

The basic deal between American corporations and American politicians has been a terrible deal for America.

How corporations crush the working class

The resulting power imbalance has spawned near-record inequalities of income and wealth, corruption of democracy by big money, and the abandonment of the working class.

Vote no on CA Prop 22: Reject this corporate power grab

Don’t let big corporations pay hundreds of millions to strip workers of the rights and protections they need.

‘Unacceptable’: Dems fume after Trump announces plan to refuse Congressional oversight...

"The Treasury has the ability to move this money extremely quickly; there's nobody that Secretary Mnuchin has to ask."

Do-it-yourselfers unite!

People have been fixing stuff ever since stuff was invented. Now big corporations want to change that.

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These “real news” stories show that it is possible to build progressive power in cities and the states.

We Must Understand Corporate Power to Fight It

All predatory systems of power seek to mask their ultimate aims. As they become more repressive, they become more deceptive. They silence dissidents and bombard the airwaves with lies. Those who effectively resist have to peel back the layers of deceit to understand the intentions of the elites.

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4 ways the media does a disservice to sexual assault survivors

People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

Anaheim mayor resigns amid FBI corruption investigation

“I hope that the people of Anaheim and our media continue to pursue the question of whether Harry Sidhu was acting alone."

Oil giant consultant resigns, citing operations beyond ‘limits of our planetary systems’

"I can no longer work for a company that ignores all the alarms and dismisses the risks of climate change and ecological collapse."

Lift the Supreme Court’s veil of secrecy

These nine individuals make decisions that affect every American. Why should they get to do it secretly?

FDA denies petitions to ban phthlates in food packaging

"It’s outrageous that FDA decided chemicals banned from children’s toys should remain in the food we eat. Families deserve better from FDA.”