Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tag: culture

Executive excess: How taxpayers subsidize giant corporate pay gaps

More than two-thirds of the top federal contractors and corporate subsidy recipients paid their CEO more than 100 times their median worker pay in 2017.

Tenth anniversary of financial collapse, preparing for the next crash

Many of the root causes of the crisis remain today, making another economic downturn or collapse possible.

In Indian country, native-led businesses get a boost

Native-owned companies on the reservation have a hard time getting funding and expanding. Two Navajo entrepreneurs want to change that.

There’s a way to make corporations work for workers, too

Citizens have the right, and arguably the responsibility, to change the rules under which corporations operate.

The albatross wrapped around America’s neck

It is truly time for change in America but how can we make this happen?

A foreign policy that can change everything for everyone

Women talk about gender, racial and economic justice. But anti-war messaging is still missing from the resistance movement – and there can be no justice without peace.

Our opponents’ actions show we’re winning

Together, we can create transformational change. We are closer than we realize.

Of course, Medicare For All would increase federal spending…

But it would lower the total cost of health care.

NRA’s new fearmongering ad series argues that proponents of stronger gun...

The series, which debuted on July 16 and is hosted by NRATV’s Colion Noir, is premised on the NRA’s claim that efforts to regulate firearms are tantamount to helping killers.

Education and the mental health epidemic

Systems of education built around the ideals of the market that use competition, selection and examinations are contributing to a collective atmosphere of division, injustice and anxiety.

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The capitalist manifesto: Let poor people die

Market-happy illusionists keep spouting nonsense about a healthy economy built on today's capitalism.

The Donald in Wonderland

Down the financial rabbit hole with President Trump.

Below the surface of ICE: The corporations profiting from immigrant detention

Activists are targeting the companies that make ICE run.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, September 17

U.S. Border Patrol supervisor confesses to executing four women, FEMA blames hurricane deaths on spousal abuse, Kavanaugh accused of assault, and more.

A vision of an America after its entry into a new, Age of Enlightenment

This is a new America, one that once was destined for greatness and found the ways to achieve it.

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