Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 23
Verizon confirms throttling internet in California during deadly wildfires, Michael Cohen won't accept a pardon from Trump, new poll shows Sanders would be Trump in 2020, and more.
As Verizon Strike Continues, What Are Candidates Saying?
There is a larger fight between most of us and our corporate-dominated economy that looks only at what benefits corporations, their executives and shareholders and not the rest of the stakeholders in our economy.
New Report Finds Many Large, Profitable U.S. Corporations Pay No Federal...
The GAO released a study requested by Bernie Sanders that found roughly 20% of large, profitable U.S. corporations paid zero federal income taxes between 2008 and 2012.
Thousands of Verizon Workers Go on Strike
Thousands of Verizon employees will take to the streets demanding the company run more fairly.
Building Monopolies, One Merger After Another
If Anheuser-Busch InBev is allowed to become the first global brewery, it won't be because it makes the best beer but because it's rigging the marketplace to slam the door on its “free enterprise” competitors.