Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: corporations

TransCanada’s $15 Billion Suit Against U.S. Is Corporate Nationhood At Its...

TransCanada’s lawsuit has revealed now, perhaps more than ever, the degree to which NAFTA nations make and enforce laws explicitly suited for corporate gain – not communities, the environment or the global climate.

We Must Understand Corporate Power to Fight It

All predatory systems of power seek to mask their ultimate aims. As they become more repressive, they become more deceptive. They silence dissidents and bombard the airwaves with lies. Those who effectively resist have to peel back the layers of deceit to understand the intentions of the elites.

Is This The Return Of U.S. ‘Gunboat Diplomacy’ Serving Corporations?

Has the “Swiss” firm Novartis becomes the 21st-century version of United Fruit and ITT?

Hillary Clinton Agrees with the Citizens United Decision

“As Greenwald said, Hillary’s the very model of the type of politician that the five Republicans on the U.S. Supreme Court were trying to empower. The suckers whose votes she gets are fooled merely by her labeling herself a ‘Democrat’ and slinging the type of bumper-sticker phrases that draw Democratic suckers instead of Republican ones.”

New Report Finds Many Large, Profitable U.S. Corporations Pay No Federal...

The GAO released a study requested by Bernie Sanders that found roughly 20% of large, profitable U.S. corporations paid zero federal income taxes between 2008 and 2012.

Can Only Corporations Think Big?

Where did our ambition go? Has this nation has become a place where only the corporations are allowed to think big?

The Billionaire Bankrolling the Latest Trade Deal Push

A corporate-backed study says the latest Washington trade scam will raise incomes — but for whom?

If I Were the American Dictator

“The overall composition of Congress is not going to change much at all after the election. So, really, the only way to reboot America is to have a smart, benevolent dictator.”

How Corporate Bamboozlers Intend to Widen Inequality in America

We don't need any institute to tell us who would benefit from TPP. All we need to know is that it was negotiated in strict secrecy with global corporate elites while we consumers and workers were locked out.

The Latest Tax-Scam Corporate ‘Inversion’ – Who Pays Instead?

We the People of the United States, through our elected representatives in Congress, allow this.

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Major US bank promises not to fund Arctic drilling

“Nearly 30 major banks around the world (now including all 6 major U.S. banks!) have concluded that funding new Arctic drilling is far too risky and bad for business.”

Inequality gone viral: The obscene numbers

Something has to be done to heal the rupture in the sickened body of our nation.

Some liberals and arms-control experts are cheering for war profiteers to be in Biden’s...

Many progressive activists and organizations have mobilized since the election to offer well-documented opposition to highly dubious potential members of the Biden Cabinet.

Election, legal disasters, surging Covid cases, economy stumbling: Just “too much winning”

Major irony: the perceived, 2016 “change” candidate was and is utterly incapable of change.

Police officer placed on leave after hitting bystander on video

Livestreaming a video of an arrest where a police officer's use of force leads to his arrest.