Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: corporations

The 4 biggest conservative lies about inequality

Don’t listen to the right-wing lies about inequality. Know the truth, and act on it.

If corporations have rights, so does nature

A whopping 61 percent of Toledo’s voters said “yes” to recognizing legally enforceable rights for the natural world.

Law and disorder: Why corporatism will dominate US policy for decades...

As long as this power remains in the hands of extremist ideologues, democracy and the rule of law are threatened, and corporations and monied interests will continue to get a free pass.

How to protect the right to organize

An economy is only as healthy as its workers are empowered.

26 billionaires own as much as world’s 3.8 billion poorest people

“Inequality is not inevitable,” the report says, “it’s a political choice.” 

US corporate media sharpen their knives in anticipation of a Sanders...

"When men and women stand together for justice, we win. When black, white and Hispanic people stand together for justice, we win. When straight and gay people stand together for justice, we win. When young and old stand together for justice, we win. When working families stand together, we win."

The truth about privatization

The reality has been that privatization too often only boosts corporate bottom lines.

Here are the 19 companies that have laid people off after...

More than half of the coalition of companies that fought for slashing the corporate tax rate have made layoffs since the GOP tax bill's enactment.

One year later: GOP tax scam results in $9 billion in...

"These shameful actions—and the Republican tax law that permitted them—indicate just how rigged the system is against working people and the middle class."

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Trump reverses water bottle ban in national parks

The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

For-profit company makes $750 per day, per immigrant child yet maintains deplorable conditions

For $750 a day a child could stay in a suite at Trump's Washington hotel.

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Here are some of the climate-linked disasters and rollbacks Trump’s ‘environmental leadership’ speech didn’t...

“It's fitting that President Trump is promoting his awful environmental record on the same day that the White House is flooding after a historic storm.”