Posts Tagged ‘Corporations’

Corporations Tried To Blame You For The Plastic Crisis. Now States Are Turning The Tables.

Above Photo: Grist / mikroman6 / RLT_Images / Getty Images As Recycling Heads To The Dump, Maine And Oregon Have A New Strategy: Make Companies Pay. If you’ve ever tossed a plastic water bottle in a trash can and felt a wave of guilt wash over you, well, judging by its marketing campaigns, that’s exactly […]

Morrison delivers for foreign corporations: Lowest wage rise on record

olddogthoughts Australian workers have received all-time low annual wages rise over the financial year just ended, reports Alan Austin. AUSTRALIA HAD ALWAYS rewarded workers with steady wage increases year on year as industrial cooperation and improving productivity have generated ever-rising company profits. That is, until 2013, when the current Coalition Government came to power. In […]

Readers didn’t give up on local news. Corporations did.

Mega-investor Warren Buffett once held a big portfolio of daily and weekly newspapers. He specialized in squeezing out competitors so each held a local monopoly. Then he’d chop staff and news content, letting him glean annual profit margins above 30 percent. Alas for poor Warren, along came the internet, allowing people to root around for […]

How Uncle Sam can encourage corporations to be more patriotic

Image Credit: Glen Lowry Since the struggle for American independence, times of national crisis have called for shared sacrifice. In World War II, for example, a number of top business executives became “dollar-a-year men” who donated their know-how to the war effort for a token sum. To those on the front lines, that sort of […]

The long history of law suits against Pfizer, one of the corporations manufacturing the CV jab

From dmlawfirm.com Related: Pfizer Corporate Full Rap Sheet  Here’s a brief glimpse of Pfizer’s track record for safety and ethics. This is a short list, by no means inclusive of the company’s entire rap sheet. Pfizer received the biggest fine in U.S. history as part of a $2.3 Billion plea deal with federal prosecutors for […]

A Country That Has Lost Its Way: U.S. Government and Corporations Combine to Strip Citizens of Their Rights

By Philip Giraldi The Biden Administration is calling on Americans to spy on friends, neighbors and family and reporting any “extremist” views to the authorities. The American people have increasingly become aware that government surveillance and corporate censorship have combined to keep people ignorant and controlled. What is taking place has generated some dark humor. […]

Toxic Corporations Are Destroying the Planet’s Soil

A newly published analysis in the journal Frontiers in Environmental Science argues that a toxic soup of insecticides, herbicides and fungicides is causing havoc beneath fields covered in corn, soybeans, wheat and other monoculture crops. The research is the most comprehensive review ever conducted on how pesticides affect soil health. The study is discussed by […]

Supreme court sides with giant corporations Nestle and Cargill saying they cannot be sued in child-labor case

Yesterday, the Supreme Court reversed a lower-court ruling in favor of corporate giants Nestlé USA and Cargill, leaving human rights advocates furious.  Over a decade ago, six men had attempted to sue Nestlé USA and Cargill over claims they were trafficked as child slaves to farms in the West African nation of Ivory Coast that […]

Big Pharma + Big Banks + Big Corporations = Global Governance

The Nanotoxxine has the gas and oil industry very worried The Controlling Big Corporations and their interlocking boards of directors The Same Shady People Own Big Pharma and the Media (mercola.com) If you are not a conspiracy analyst, you are brain dead and will soon be literally dead. Tell everybody you know about EFR.  Their […]

Guatemala: Address Policies That Put Corporations Over People

As the Vice President seeks to remedy root causes of migration, she should vow to dismantle neoliberal rules that have been devastating for rural and Indigenous peoples. Vice President Kamala Harris is traveling to Guatemala this week to discuss solutions to the poverty, violence, and corruption that are among the driving forces of migration. Contributing […]

Kamala Harris to Multinational Corporations: Invest in Guatemala!

Vice President Kamala Harris is asking the chief executives of the world’s largest multinational corporations to invest in the country of Guatemala. During a speech in Guatemala on Monday, Harris urged corporate executives to make investments in the region to help President Joe Biden’s administration drive down illegal immigration levels that have exploded since he […]

G-7 Nations Sign Pact To Make Corporations Pay Fairer Taxes

LONDON (AP) — The Group of Seven wealthy democracies agreed Saturday to support a global minimum corporate tax rate of at least 15% in order to deter multinational companies from avoiding taxes by stashing profits in low-rate countries. G-7 finance ministers meeting in London also endorsed proposals to make the world’s biggest companies — including […]

Faux-Woke Corporations Go All-Out for Pride Month — Except Middle East Branches

At least seven major multinational companies changed their social media logos to rainbows as June began for “Pride Month.” The companies notably failed to update logos on their Middle East and Asian pages, where LGBT people face the most oppression. It appears that for some corporations, concern for LGBT persons is limited by geographic boundaries, […]

Global Elite Use 3 Giant Financial Companies to Control 88% of the Corporations Listed on the S&P 500

by Michael Snyder There is no question that large corporations absolutely dominate our society today. They control what we eat, they control what we watch on television, they own most of the stores that we shop at, they provide the energy that our nation depends upon, and they make almost all of the products that […]

voci – Jewish Corporations Masquerading as Anglo-Saxons

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Kamala Harris Asks U.S. Corporations to Create Jobs — in Central America

Vice President Kamala Harris is asking multinational corporations in the United States to create jobs in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador as part of her plan to “address the root causes” of a massive wave of illegal immigration spurred by the Biden administration’s non-enforcement agenda. During a meeting with corporate CEOs from Chobabi, Microsoft, Nespresso, […]

How corporations buy—and sell—food made with prison labor

Above Photo: Archival photographs from Angola Prison farm in Louisiana, inmates at the fish processing center at the East Canon City Prison Complex in Colorado. Graphic by Erre Gálvez. It’s generally illegal to sell prison-made goods across state lines. But since the 1930s, the law has included an exemption for agriculture. In 2011, Leprino Foods, […]

How corporations pumped up CEO pay while their low-wage workers suffered in the pandemic

During the pandemic, low-wage workers have lost income, jobs, and lives. And yet many of the nation’s top-tier corporations have been fixated on protecting their wealthy CEOs, even bending their own rules to pump up executive paychecks. A new Institute for Policy Studies report finds that 51 of the country’s 100 largest low-wage employers moved […]

Corporations Pumped Up CEO Pay While Their Low-Wage Workers Suffered

Above photo: Sarah Gertler. More than half of the country’s 100 largest low-wage employers rigged pay rules in 2020 to give CEOs 29 percent average raises while their frontline employees made 2 percent less. During the pandemic, low-wage workers have lost income, jobs, and lives. And yet many of the nation’s top-tier corporations have been […]

The Dirty ‘Great Reset’ Secret Behind Big Corporations’ New War Against Conservatives

Commentary In recent months, hundreds of large corporations and financial institutions have rallied around liberal causes and even put policies into place directly targeting conservatives or their views. For example, on April 14, hundreds of the largest corporations and financial institutions in the world, including Amazon, Google, Netflix, and Starbucks, signed a statement opposing “discriminatory legislation” that […]

Florida Sen. Rick Scott: Woke Corporations Should Expect Backlash

Florida Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) wrote an op-ed Monday warning “woke corporate America” of the backlash coming for them after the “virtue signaling” they tried in Georgia. Scott said he hopes the woke corporations had “fun” while they were “virtue signaling,” calling out the woke corporations for trying to “one-up each other.” The senator said they […]

Poll: Most Americans Oppose Woke Corporations

An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll released Thursday found that a majority of Americans oppose woke corporations influencing everyday life. The poll asked registered voters if they support or oppose American companies using their public role, position, or events to influence political, cultural, or social change. The findings show that over half (58 percent) oppose any type of corporation using its […]

More suicidal GOP gaffes as McConnell scolds corporations: Forget fair elections but keep paying off

What a joke: the billionaire party attacks big business for getting “involved in politics” Trumpist stupidity is washing over the party, transforming alleged wizard Mitch McConnell into a world-class bumbler – contrary to his shrewd Machiavellian image. The void of irony is as conspicuous as is the predictable, boomerang outcome. Since when do paid, upstart […]

55 Corporations Paid $0 In Federal Taxes On 2020 Profits

Above photo: Tyko Kihlstedt. Read as PDF At least 55 of the largest corporations in America paid no federal corporate income taxes in their most recent fiscal year despite enjoying substantial pretax profits in the United States. This continues a decades-long trend of corporate tax avoidance by the biggest U.S. corporations, and it appears to […]

Republicans want to make ‘woke’ corporations pay — literally

“Boycotts may or may not work, but what will work is to identify every unique benefit these woke companies get under the law and remove them and require they operate as all other companies in those states have to,” Vought added. The increasingly aggressive pushback against politically outspoken companies is the latest, and perhaps purest, […]

While the rest of the U.S. was struggling, 55 corporations paid $0 in federal taxes last year

The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) found that in 2020 not only were many U.S. corporations profitable, but 55 of them also paid $0 in federal corporate income taxes.  While most Americans were struggling amid a global pandemic, these corporations were made a combined $40 billion in profits and secured a zero-tax liability […]

Black Lives Matter Is Funded by These 18 Jewish Corporations

Black Lives Matter Is Funded by These 18 Jewish Corporations Radical-left group receives funding from some of America’s Jewish biggest brands By: Jay Greenberg  |@NeonNettle  on 21st March 2021 @ 6.00pm © pressBlack Lives Matter is being funded by some of America’s biggest companies Throughout much of last year, cities across America were torn apart by violent […]

Seed is the Centre of Life and Civilization, But For Selfish Corporations Seed is the Centre of Profit and Domination

Seed is the base of all life. Recognizing this obvious fact, farmers for well over a hundred generations and for several thousand years cared for seeds, respected seeds, and helped to promote a great diversity of seeds. Hence they had different seeds for different needs, for different weather conditions, for different kinds of land and […]

It’s Time To Make Large Corporations Pay Living Wages

Above photo: Unionized Amazon workers in the U.K. and across Europe protest pay and working conditions. GMBUnion@Amazon. Landing a job in the ’80s with a large corporation was, even for blue-collar workers, a ticket to good wages, generous benefits and a secure retirement. Women and workers of color did not share fully in this bounty, […]

How corporations try to divide and exploit America’s workers

Dave Dell Isola, the son and grandson of union members, grew up grateful for the family-sustaining wages and benefits that organized labor won for working people. But he never fully grasped the might of solidarity until he and his wife, Barbara, and their two sons lost everything in an apartment fire. Dell Isola’s brothers and […]

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