Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: corporations

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.

Sanders called JPMorgan’s CEO America’s ‘biggest corporate socialist’ – here’s why...

Looking inside these companies suggests a better way forward – and hope for society’s ability to avert catastrophe.

5 ways to stop corporations from ruining the future of work

We should all be able to steer the direction of technological change and influence how new technologies affect our lives.

America, don’t be a hypocrite

The corporations can compete with one another on the basic price, without trying to charge extra for what should be a normal service.

Bernie Sanders’ plan to end corporate greed

As Sen. Bernie Sanders returns to the campaign trial, he starts off by unveiling a new proposal that would both roll back...

Avalanche-level liar Trump learned art of deception from the pros: US...

For avalanche-level lying, deceiving, and misleading, mega-mimic Donald Trump need look no further than the history of the corporate advertising industry and...

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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.

‘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."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

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

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

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.