Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: corporations

The Illusion of Freedom

This deception will exist as long as we “stay in our place.” Once we call out power for what it is, once we resist, the chimera will vanish. The iron fist of history’s most sophisticated security and surveillance apparatus will assert itself with a terrifying fury.

Partnering with the Devil

Blatant lies, PR cover-ups, and a culture of total impunity are now central to the corporate business model.

Plain Radical: Living, Loving and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully

Crony capitalism, corporate personhood and too-big-to-fail corporations are the biggest problems in today’s economy. Robert Jensen's new book offers an honest economic analysis, which critiques capitalism.

Where are the Best and the Brightest When America Desperately Needs...

The U.S. needs an innovative leader who is ready to take on the myriad of problems the country has and lead citizens to a more positive future. We do not need politicians who are motivated and influenced by those in the corporate world.

Boycott, Divest and Sanction Corporations that Feed on Prisons

Mass incarceration has turned into a huge revenue stream for corporations as the for-profit prison industry is worth about $70 billion. Attempts to reform the industry are useless at a political level. So how can we fix it?

You Owe Us, Corporations: Four Reasons Why, and One Way to...

Because corporations have used our resources to develop technologies that are gradually reducing the need for human involvement, and because all of us have contributed to our national productivity, either directly or through our parents and grandparents, we all deserve to benefit.

Genuine Corporate Posers

Many people are no longer eating at fast food restaurants, they prefer to dine at upstart, independent outfits. But most of these outlets are owned by corporate fast-food giants. So are McDonald’s, Taco Bell and Pepsi trying to dupe their customers?

The Conundrum of Corporation and Nation

“We don’t have an obligation to solve America’s problems.” But corporate dominance on American politics makes their interests lie in share prices instead of the wellbeing of Americans. Our nation can't thrive when our political system is run largely by big American corporations.

An Exciting Democracy Movement Arises in Chicago

“Reclaim Chicago,” a progressive, people-led democratic coalition, are attempting to reclaim their city. Corporate elites and corrupt politicians better beware of the power of thousands of grassroots Chicagoans.

Why We’re All Becoming Independent Contractors

The most significant legal trend in the American workforce is “independent contractors,” which lessens companies' costs of having full-time employees. But is the trend contributing directly to low pay, irregular hours and job insecurity?

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How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.