Sunday, April 14, 2024

Tag: pensions

America’s biggest public pension fund is slow-walking corporate climate action, report...

CalPERS says it needs to hold onto billions in fossil fuel shares in order to push polluters in the right direction – but a new report details a pattern of voting against climate proposals.

The roadblock to common sense pension reform

Vote for legislators who want to allow workers to save for retirement and against legislators who are shills for the financial sector.

By exploiting and mismanaging public pensions, Wall Street has cost taxpayers...

"Most people (including policymakers) still have no idea that skimming fees off public employees' retirement savings has become one of the largest sources of profits for Wall Street moguls."

Christie Tells It Like It Isn’t

Any politician that has to tell you that they’re truth-tellers, probably aren't. So beware of the big man from New Jersey, Chris Christie, who just threw his name in the hat for the 2016 presidential race.

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Tennessee’s bold move: Arming educators as a countermeasure to rising school shootings

The bill under scrutiny mandates that teachers wishing to carry concealed weapons undergo 40 hours of specialized training, alongside mental health evaluations and background checks.

Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?

Re-electing a brutal outlaw-in-chief makes America a rogue outlaw nation

Heinous outcomes are inevitable if Trump is able to get away with relentlessly targeting law and order as his prime opponent.

Why capitalism is leaving the US, in search of profit

Ongoing controversies and alarms surround this capitalist exodus.

Sanders and Schakowsky champion corporate tax reform to end ‘legalized tax dodging’

The Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act is a bold initiative designed to close the gap in the corporate tax code that allows for extensive tax avoidance.