Friday, September 29, 2023

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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Global leaders plead for peace in Ukraine at UN

Altogether, leaders from at least 50 countries spoke up for peace in Ukraine at the 2023 UN General Assembly.

Supreme Court could trigger hundreds of billions in corporate tax cuts ‘with the stroke...

"The Roberts Court could decide with the stroke of a pen to simultaneously forgive big business decades of tax dues."

The perilous path from western domination to de-dollarization

De-dollarization is a road fraught with many challenges.

Climate campaigners decry ‘absolutely horrendous’ brutality against protesters at fed summit

"We have no choice but to take direct action to put our bodies on the line because petitions, sign-waving, and chanting—we tried that for the past 50 years and it hasn't worked, and we're out of time," said one arrested activist.

Trump World 2025

The most terrifying war that Trump is planning is his attack on America.