Posts Tagged ‘corporate’

Corporate Donor Class Pushes Alejandro Mayorkas DHS Confirmation

The donor class is urging a quick confirmation of President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Alejandro Mayorkas. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will meet on Tuesday for Mayorkas’s confirmation hearing. The former Obama administration official has the backing of corporate special interest groups and billionaire donors […]

Lords of MMRDA bureaucracy and Reliance in Bandra Kurla corporate complex

One possible reason common people’s basic problems remain unsolved is that our politicians and bureaucrats live in such absolute comfort, unmindful of people’s misery. Take the example of MMRDA, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority. It has a plush, shining modern office in the Bandra Kurla complex, the corporate district of Mumbai. Its top officials live […]

Janet Yellen made millions in Wall Street, corporate speeches

In addition to Yellen, Antony Blinken, Biden’s nominee to be secretary of State, disclosed the clients he advised through WestExec Advisors, the consulting firm he co-founded with other Obama administration alumni. Those clients included the investment giant Blackstone, Bank of America, Facebook, Uber, McKinsey & Company, the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, the pharmaceutical company Gilead, the […]

Many tales of corporate control over agriculture

In 1991, when I was 12 years old and in 8th class in my village high school, the Government of India led by the Congress Party launched new economic reform programmes. I vividly remember reading local newspapers, which carried news on the reduction of agricultural subsidies on seeds, fertilisers, electricity and irrigation. It also started […]

Charlie Kirk: Conservative Movement Is Now ‘Corporate-Skeptic, Pro-Worker,’ Thanks to Trump

Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk told Breitbart News editor-in-chief Alex Marlow that the conservative movement is now a “corporate-skeptic” and “pro-worker” movement thanks to President Donald Trump — and that it’s not going away. “The conservative movement, thanks to Trump, is now a corporate-skeptic movement, a pro-worker movement, a free speech movement, a strict […]

Supreme Court Weights Corporate Liability for Child Labor on Cocoa Farms

The Most Revolutionary Act By Claire Kelloway Food and Power Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments about whether the world’s largest cocoa corporations are liable for child slavery in their supply chains. For 15 years, six citizens of Mali who were trafficked as children to work on cocoa farms have sought legal damages from […]

Supreme Court Weighs Corporate Liability For Child Laborers On Cocoa Farms

Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments about whether the world’s largest cocoa corporations are liable for child slavery in their supply chains. For 15 years, six citizens of Mali who were trafficked as children to work on cocoa farms have sought legal damages from Cargill and Nestle USA under a 240-year-old anti-piracy law. The […]

US Congress And Corporate Media Claim Venezuela’s Government Threatened To Starve Non-Voters

Spun out by the US Congress and Wall Street Journal, the cynical deception is part of an assault on Venezuela’s legislative election, in which even opposition politicians were sanctioned for participating. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US corporate media declared Venezuela’s legislative elections a “sham” before results were even announced, opening a new front in the […]

For the progress of the country, corporate economy must be reined in

(Report of the Virtual Meet of All India Peoples Front held on 5.12.2020) In order to save the corporate economy undergoing a period of deep economic crisis, the Modi government legislated three anti-farmer acts by passing them in a highly undemocratic manner in Parliament. Similarly, by creating anti-worker Labour Code, all the rights acquired after long struggles […]

COVID-19 Corporate Brown Shirts?

Wake Up To The Truth COVID-19 has changed the relationship between business and customers from “the customer is always right” to “the customer will COMPLY!” By Mark Gray —— Bio and Archives—November 18, 2020One of the most shocking lessons of COVID-19 is the realization that many corporations are just as happy doing business in a […]

Corporate Democrats are to blame for congressional losses — so naturally they’re blaming progressives

Corporate Democrats got the presidential nominee they wanted, along with control over huge campaign ad budgets and nationwide messaging to implement “moderate” strategies. But, as the Washington Post noted, Joe Biden’s victory “came with no coattails down ballot.” Democratic losses left just a razor-thin cushion in the House, and the party failed to win a Senate majority. Now, corporate […]

When Centrists Lose, Corporate Media Blame The Left

Joe Biden hadn’t even been declared the victor of the 2020 election before establishment Democrats, in the face of poorer-than-expected results in House and Senate races, began pointing fingers at the left—with corporate media giving them a major assist. Democrats had been hoping for big wins on election night, with the possibility of winning not […]

The Corporate Dictatorship Of The Very Rich

Above photo:Composite/Getty Images. I heard friends praising Bill Gates’ philanthropy a while ago; it still surprises me how people respond to billionaires. The wealthy improve their image financing self-serving projects they present as “serving others” but few question their motives or suspect them of hidden agendas. Most take billionaires at face value and forget how they made their […]

Corporate media reverse reality by blaming BLM protesters for everything

Aside from the coronavirus pandemic, this year has also seen unprecedented mass uprisings against the U.S.’s white supremacist police state after the death of George Floyd at the hands of the police in Minneapolis. However, throughout the ongoing protests this year, corporate media seemed to take every opportunity to vilify the Black Lives Matter (BLM) […]

The power of the corporate oligarchy & where they aim to take you – note the practice runs dating as far back as 2001

From mercola.com NOTE: the whole article is reprinted here, if you find links not working as one reader has already reported, go to Dr Mercola dot com and type in this heading ‘Don’t Panic About Politics — Here’s Where Your True Power Lies’. The video at the link (not reproduced here) tells all. For a […]

The scary truth is many senate Dems share the same corporate agenda as Amy Coney Barrett

Vote no on CA Prop 22: Reject this corporate power grab

[embedded content] Here’s what you need to know about Proposition 22 on the California ballot, and why I’m urging you to vote NO on this corporate power grab. Right now, massive corporations like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Postmates, and Instacart are pouring nearly $200 million into a giant PR campaign designed to get you to vote for […]

AMAZON: The Biggest Joint CIA-Corporate Covert Operation in U.S. History

State of the Nation Just like Walmart was used to take over the American retail industry after it was incorporated in October of 1969, Amazon was actually established to completely dominate the Internet-based retail industry, which it has successfully done. As of January 31, 2019, Walmart has 11,348 stores and clubs in 27 countries, operating […]

The man who would be president: Mike Pence, corporate theocrat

Image credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr If President Trump dies from the coronavirus that has killed more than 200,000 Americans largely due to his deliberate negligence, the man replacing him will be no less dangerous. While Mike Pence has eluded tough media scrutiny — in part because he exhibits such a low-key style in contrast to Trump […]

Tax revelations and corporate media won’t defeat Trump

The big banner headline across the top of the New York Times homepage as Tuesday got underway — “TRUMP’S TAXES SHOW CHRONIC LOSSES AND YEARS OF TAX AVOIDANCE” — might give the impression that Donald Trump is finally on the verge of political downfall. Don’t believe it for a moment. The same kind of mistaken belief has […]

Corporate Media Already Pushing Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines on Citizens

Functioning as the spearhead of the American Empire’s propaganda dissemination, the corporate media has already begun beating the drum for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations. The Hegelian Dialectic goes like this: problem > reaction > solution. The problem is obvious; the reaction is public panic; the solution is a vaccine that is not guaranteed to work but […]

Chris Hedges: How Corporate Tyranny Works

Above photo: A citizen of Guanta, Ecuador, shows a butterfly killed by oil pollution, in 2003. AP/Dolores Ochoa. Those, like environmental lawyer Steven Donziger, who fight the corporate control of our society on behalf of the vulnerable find the institutions of power unite to crucify them. The persecution of the attorney Steven Donziger is a grim […]

Scheer Intelligence: Something’s Rotten In The Corporate States Of America

Above image: “Punch the Clock” by Mr. Fish. A new book by Barbara Freese explores eight stories about the unfettered corporate greed that has corrupted modern society and led to an astounding loss of life. Beginning with the slave trade and leading all the way up to the climate crisis, author Barbara Freese’s “Industrial Strength […]

Make Corporate Landlords Pay For Housing Crisis

By Sofia Lopez and Sara Myklebust, Inequality. August 18, 2020 The Covid-19 crisis has both exposed and exacerbated racial and wealth inequality in the United States. As unemployment skyrockets and tens of millions of Americans struggle with a sudden loss of income, many are unable to pay rents or mortgages and are facing eviction, foreclosure, and […]

Scheer Intelligence: Questioning Corporate Media’s Thirst For Scandal In The Age Of #MeToo

Above image: By Mr. Fish. Journalist JoAnn Wypijewski’s latest book, “What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About #MeToo: Essays on Sex, Authority and the Mess of Life” issues a blistering challenge to “scandal media,” which she dismisses as a distorted Cliff Notes version of reality. The Times Literary Supplement in a rave review […]

CLDC Fighting Corporate-Fueled Legal Persecution Of Human Rights Lawyer

By Lauren Regan, CLDC. August 6, 2020 NOTE: Listen to our interview with Steven Donziger on Clearing the FOG. Fossil fuel giant Chevron vows to “demonize” victorious human rights lawyer. For several years now, human rights attorney Steven Donziger has been in the fight of his life and career after Chevron vowed to destroy him […]

ORGANIC GRASS-FED FARMING VERSUS THE DANGERS OF CORPORATE FEED-LOT FARMING

Study at California State University’s College of Agriculture showed grass-fed beef beef is significantly more healthy than corporate factory feed lots. Grass-fed Beef provides more good fats, better protein, higher potential for vitamin A and E and cancer-fighting antioxidants compared to grain-fed beef. But most important grass-fed does not contain most of the poisons and […]

U.S. Veterans Sue Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson & Other Corporate Giants For Funding Terrorists In Iraq

Next Story Two days ago, on October 17, over 100 U.S. veterans and relatives of American soldiers who were either injured or killed during the Iraq war filed a federal lawsuit against numerous U.S. and European Big Pharma companies. These aren’t just tiny corporations, they’re some of the leading companies in the medical industry, including […]

Blockchain Patents: Corporate America, You’re Doing It Wrong

May 26, 2018 By The Dollar Vigilante Jeff Berwick covers the latest trend in cryptocurrency that is seeing corporations attempting to regain control over blockchain technology through patents. Jeff breaks down how this is likely to play out, and what the real purpose of patents should be in the era of […]

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