Tag: Wall Street
Due to Washington inaction, millions of essential workers continue to earn poverty wages, while the reckless bonus culture is alive and well on Wall Street.
A new analysis finds that if the federal minimum wage had increased at the same rate, it would currently be $61.75 an hour.
"Water must be managed as a public resource, not a corporate profit center."
“Seems a lot easier and cheaper to make an emergency fund permanent rather than pay private lender fees.”
"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."
“For too long, our federal government has looked the other way while our nation’s largest banks bankroll the dirtiest fossil fuel projects.”
Credit-rating agencies say they can discipline companies that behave badly, and they have in some cases, but research reveals negligible progress.
Imagine the convergence when boycotts and selective stock investments boost targeted street actions