Tuesday, November 29, 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.

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.

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Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.