Friday, December 9, 2022

Tag: corporations

House analysis confirms corporations use ‘cover of inflation to raise prices...

"It is unacceptable that certain companies and industries are engaged in extreme price hikes under the cover of inflation," said Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi.

Low-paid workers are unionizing. Corporations are spending a ton to stop...

A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.

Turning people into corporations?!

The market is not the go-to solution to the major problems of our age.

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.

America’s biggest public pension fund is slow-walking corporate climate action, report...

CalPERS says it needs to hold onto billions in fossil fuel shares in order to push polluters in the right direction – but a new report details a pattern of voting against climate proposals.

How corporations are using inflation to take your money

Billionaires have become at least $1.7 trillion richer during the pandemic, while CEO pay (based largely on stock values) is now at a record 350 times the typical worker’s pay.

Bezos praises Manchin for blocking Biden’s corporate tax hike

"Biden's plan was to make billionaires and corporations pay their fair share in taxes, and use that money to help families," said one critic. "Of course a billionaire owner of a $1.1 trillion corporation doesn't like that."

‘Their inflation strategy is working’: Corporate profits soared to record high...

"CEOs can't stop bragging on corporate earnings calls about jacking up prices on consumers to keep their profits soaring," said one expert.

America, a nation teetering on the edge

The kind of question we the people of America should be asking ourselves, “Can we get along? Why is it that we can’t get along?”

Warren warns ‘corporate vultures’ are circling Medicare on Biden’s watch

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday joined physicians and dozens of her House Democratic colleagues in urging the Biden administration to immediately halt...

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100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

"In an effort to renew this truce and further incentivize Saudi Arabia to stay at the negotiating table, we urge you to bring the War Powers Resolutions to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen."

Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy.