Monday, February 17, 2020

Tag: corporations

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."

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.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

Former State Dept employee sentenced to 7 years in prison for accepting bribes

“This is a tragedy for you, for your family, for the government."

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."
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Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Driving the Trump rampage: Making the unacceptable acceptable

In Trump's crooked model, only total power allows an autocrat to achieve the highest goal: make what was before unacceptable seem acceptable, staunch public resistance by damned.