Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Tag: corporations

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.

Leonardo DiCaprio: ‘Enough Is Enough’ Corporate Greed Must Stop

DiCaprio also announced that his foundation is pledging a new commitment of $15 million to environmental projects

Should Big Corporations Pay the Taxes They Owe?

I would trust a pack of coyotes to guard my little herd of lambs before I'd trust a pack of corporate hucksters to "reform" America's tax code.

The GOP’s Pro-Corporate Prescription

Tax credits for working families are a better deal than corporate tax breaks.

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CNN suspends Chris Cuomo

“The New York Attorney General’s office released transcripts and exhibits Monday that shed new light on Chris Cuomo’s involvement in his brother’s defense,” former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who was accused of sexual harassment.

Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for oil and gas

Shell’s oil and gas exploration on South Africa's Wild Coast will be destructive for people and nature. The best way to mitigate the effects of seismic blasting is NOT TO DO IT!!

Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.

Supply-chain woes

The “graveyard shift” in a pandemic world...