Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tag: corporations

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

How Uncle Sam can encourage corporations to be more patriotic

By using the power of the public purse, can we encourage federal contractors to be upstanding corporate citizens?

How corporations pumped up CEO pay while their low-wage workers suffered...

More than half of the country’s 100 largest low-wage employers rigged pay rules in 2020 to give CEOs 29 percent average raises while their frontline employees made 2 percent less.

While the rest of the U.S. was struggling, 55 corporations paid...

“We should continue to call on policymakers to address the gaping corporate tax loopholes that make this kind of tax avoidance possible.”

Sanders bill would hike taxes on big corporations that pay CEOs...

"We need to take dramatic steps to address wealth inequality in this country and discouraging massive executive payouts is a good place to start."

How corporations try to divide and exploit America’s workers

“These companies are not going to give you everything out of the goodness of their hearts. They start sweating when they see you standing together.”

Ballot measure added in San Francisco to increase taxes on corporations...

“We believe that big corporations that can afford to pay their executives million-dollar salaries every year can afford to pay their fair share in taxes to help us recover.”

Monopoly mayhem: Corporations win, workers lose

Big corporations have become so dominant that workers and consumers have fewer options and have to accept the wages and prices these giant corporations offer.

Corporations don’t have to pay pollution fines during Covid-19

Not surprisingly, a number of companies that do not have to pay the fines they agreed to are ones with deep ties to the Trump administration.

Trump attempting to protect corporations from legal liability for workers who...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce claimed this issue is the largest area of concern for the business community before reopening doors.

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Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media is looking the...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

A global anti-Olympics movement rises to challenge the games’ darker side

“The Olympics Games put tremendous pressure on the host city’s local budget, crash the democratic government process and destroy the environment."

The far right’s new-old war on women

From the Trumpists who attacked the U.S. Capitol to far-right populists in Europe, insecurities about women are a major ideological motivation that often goes underappreciated. Mainstream conservatives, in particular, should be wary of the role that gender issues play in opening the door to extremists.

The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?

How Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses used math literacy to push for racial equality

The Algebra Project is a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from historically marginalized communities develop math literacy.