Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: corporations

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...

Major corporations have ‘broken promises and funded seditionists’ since Jan. 6,...

The report focuses on 20 Fortune 500 companies and 10 industry groups that have contributed over $3.3 million to the eight senators and 139 representatives collectively dubbed the “Sedition Caucus” since a right-wing mob stormed the Capitol last year.

Record corporate profits, record stock buybacks, and the plan to tax...

As corporations blow record sums repurchasing their stock to inflate CEO pay, Congress is advancing a tax aimed at curbing this harmful practice.

Who’s raking off all your awful office meetings?

Understanding Corporate America’s structural greed.

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."

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.