Saturday, May 15, 2021

Tag: corporate power

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.

Real news

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.

Welcome to 1984

It is time for change. To make this change, a political revolution needs to take a place.

America’s 21st Century Government: The Worst In This Country’s History?

“This 21st Century U.S. government’s achievements are virtually non-existent while its failures are monumental. That’s why I believe that historians of the future will conclude that it is the worst in American history.”

The Lonely American

In today's technological day and age it's impossible to build relationships and structures that are vital for civic engagement and resistance to corporate power. Yet, have we been transformed into commodities?

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.