Saturday, September 23, 2023

Tag: corporate profits

How corporate food monopolies caused the baby formula scandal 

The fact that a handful of companies produce the majority of our food means that small disruptions will have big impacts. This time the impacts are borne by American babies.

Study shows excess corporate profits in the US have become ‘widespread’

A new research paper finds that corporate price markups and profits jumped to their highest levels in seven decades last year.

Record corporate profits, record stock buybacks, and the plan to tax...

As corporations blow record sums repurchasing their stock to inflate CEO pay, Congress is advancing a tax aimed at curbing this harmful practice.

Record inequality and corporate profits are what media call a ‘strong...

It makes little sense if one assumes corporate journalists are primarily concerned with informing the public.

We gave Pharma a blank check, now we’re paying the bill

We can and should ask our policymakers to rewrite the rules of our economy and rebuild a pharmaceutical industry that is designed to serve the needs of patients, not profits.

Thou Shalt Not Kill

The U.S. military machine has committed egregious war crimes and serves not to democracy or freedom, but corporate profit. We should think before we bow to glorious violence and war.

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Biden is the latest president to tout the Vietnam War as proud history

Efforts to portray the U.S. government’s military actions as well-meaning and virtuous are incessant. The pretenses that falsify the past are foreshadowing excuses for future warfare.

House GOP unveils budget with trillions in cuts to medicaid, food benefits, and more

The Republican proposal would cut federal discretionary spending by nearly $5 trillion over the next decade.

Officer Pleads Guilty to Violating Civil Rights After Leaving Teen in a Coma

Last week, a former Independence police officer pleaded guilty to violating the constitutional rights of a minor in his custody. He faces prison time and a fine for this violation.
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Socialism fear-mongering is bananas

It's how societies grow their economies, become more prosperous, and ensure a better life for their people.

A Black community in West Virginia sues the EPA to spur action on toxic...

Research shows that two majority-Black communities in the state were left out of a regulatory effort earlier this year to tighten limits on cancer-causing chemicals.