Monday, January 30, 2023

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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Why the deep state hates Putin

Since World War II, America’s knee-jerk response to any diplomatic challenge has been to bully or bomb.

Nuclear fusion won’t save the climate

But it might blow up the world.

‘Just the next step’ toward justice for Tyre Nichols: Memphis police shutter SCORPION unit

Attorneys for Nichols' family called the move "appropriate and proportional" in response to his death and urged other cities to follow suit but also stressed that "misconduct is not restricted to these specialty units."

Largest fossil fuel plant in New York City could become nation’s first to convert...

“The repowering of Ravenswood with offshore wind is a community-driven approach to invest in a disadvantaged community and support New York in meeting its clean energy and economic goals.”

US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.