Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag: corporations

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."

Share the wealth? We can start now – here’s how

Corporations have, in effect, become inequality’s single most powerful engine. We need to slow that engine down.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 31

Corporate profits reach new heights, Trump cancels pay raise for federal workers, Canada rescinds Trans Mountain pipeline approval, and more.

Why do corporate boards so overpay US CEOs?

Corporate boards simply play by market rules. If they don’t, they risk losing their executive talent.

There’s a way to make corporations work for workers, too

Citizens have the right, and arguably the responsibility, to change the rules under which corporations operate.

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Four Correctional Officers Sentenced to Prison for Covering Up Inmate Abuse

Eight former corrections officials from Macon State Prison were convicted for their involvement in beating inmates or coordinating cover-ups that followed each assault. When will this brutality end?

EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency exemptions’

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

Lots of presidential candidates talk a good talk. Look at their records instead.

Voters need to demand candidates whose life trajectories and past actions make it clear that they have more to offer than politically convenient sound bites.

Bernie-Tulsi-Liz: How the progressives can win back the White House

My best advice to you who support Bernie, Tulsi or Liz is that you get them to join together. This is the only way to guarantee a progressive candidate in 2020 and a strong group to oppose Trump.
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Who will be the next president?

In reality, the person who will beat Trump will possess the two attributes mentioned above: the character, integrity, vision to lead the nation, and the ability to mobilize the many who have been left behind.

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