Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Tag: greed

Bezos praises Manchin for blocking Biden’s corporate tax hike

"Biden's plan was to make billionaires and corporations pay their fair share in taxes, and use that money to help families," said one critic. "Of course a billionaire owner of a $1.1 trillion corporation doesn't like that."

Sanders hails growing union movement as threat to ‘oligarchy and corporate...

"It is that growing trade union movement that makes me so very hopeful for the future of this country."

Government contracting: The next big battleground for a more equal America?

Our tax dollars don’t have to be feeding executive-suite greed and grasping.

Greed is prolonging the pandemic

The longer it takes the world to get vaccinated, the more variants we’ll see.

Watch: Bernie Sanders argues ‘we must end the greed of Big...

"Why is it that the pharmaceutical industry is able to charge the American people the highest prices on the planet for prescription drugs? Because their greed goes unchallenged in Washington, D.C."

The rich are different—richer than us and far greedier

There is a class war raging, one that’s being fought by the ruling class of billionaires and millionaires against the rest of us.

Former sheriff’s lieutenant pleads guilty to stealing $30K

“The appalling criminal actions of former Lt. Scott Pillow revealed his lack of integrity and greed.”

Is the run on the dollar due to panic or greed?

The banks could not function without public support. They should be turned into public utilities.

Why is there increasing poverty in America?

We pretend that we are a fair and equal culture. And yet we let rampant greed take over.

How Trump is killing capitalism

Answer: Corporate greed coupled with inept and corrupt regulators.

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94% of pre-packaged and homemade US baby foods contain toxic heavy metals: Study

"FDA must go beyond the baby food aisle and set strong standards for these contaminants," said the national director of Healthy Babies Bright Futures.

Glenn Greenwald’s transition to ally of bigotry

Greenwald’s brand of anti-trans activist journalism could well lead to violence, even if that’s not his intent.

A military rich in dollars, poor in people

A frayed social safety net and the military.
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Debunking 4 myths about inflation

Inflation is being driven in large part by record corporate profits.

Biden signs sweeping climate bill: What the Inflation Reduction Act means for you and...

The package invests an estimated $437 billion in climate change prevention and energy security, as well as cost reductions for health insurance and prescription drugs.