Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: lobbying

Fossil fuel industry outspent environmentalists and renewables by 10:1 on climate...

“Different corporations typically push for whatever positions are advantageous to their economic well-being.”

Uber and Lyft, driving drivers into poverty and despair

"In 2016, Uber and Lyft combined spent more on lobbying than Amazon, Walmart and Microsoft combined. They use their political might to win deregulation bills."

Coal lobbyist hosted fundraisers for senators evaluating his nomination for top...

Andrew Wheeler raised funds for Republican senators on the committee that makes the preliminary decision on confirming appointments to the agency.

The Democrats Ignore the 500-Pound Lobbyist in the Room

As party members meet to approve a new platform, they pay little attention to the industry that's destroying government and politics.

Can Jeb Bush Even Spell Integrity?

This presidential wannabe campaigns as an ethics reformer and preaches against the corrupt influence on government. Yet, as former Florida governor, Jeb Bush cashed in big time from government-corporate corruption. Can you say hypocrite?

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.