Post Tagged with: "corporate greed"

Pizza Hut Manager Is Fired For Refusing to Open Restaurant On Thanksgiving (VIDEO)

Pizza Hut Manager Is Fired For Refusing to Open Restaurant On Thanksgiving (VIDEO)

Unlike the fake “war on Christmas” that conservatives pretend is being waged every year, there is a very real attack being waged against Thanksgiving. And a Pizza Hut manager in Indiana has become the latest victim An Indiana Pizza Hut fired a manager because he refused to ruin Thanksgiving Tony […]

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McDonald’s Employee Arrested After Confronting Company President About Low Wages (VIDEO)

McDonald's employee, Nancy Salgado, was arrested after confronting corporation President, Jeff Stratton, that she needed a raise. Watch the video. Image: Bobby Hidy @ Flickr

A McDonald’s employee who has been with the fast-food chain for over a decade is going to jail after she courageously took the opportunity to tell her boss that her low wages aren’t enough for her to properly take care of her children. Nancy Salgado interrupted McDonald’s President Jeff Stratton […]

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Walmart Bullies DC Mayor To Veto Living Wage Bill

Walmart Bullies DC Mayor To Veto Living Wage Bill

Walmart has successfully destroyed the hopes and dreams of workers and their families in DC. Now they can pay slave wages without worry.

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6 Things Needed To Boost Employment And Wages (VIDEO)

6 Things Needed To Boost Employment And Wages (VIDEO)

Robert Reich, Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration, summarizes the 6 things that are needed to boost American labor and to increase wages. He does this in just over two minutes and has managed to do so in a more concise manner than all the nonsense presented on the […]

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Michigan Tar Sands Protester Skates Enbridge Pipeline (Part 1 of 2)

Michigan Tar Sands Protester Skates Enbridge Pipeline (Part 1 of 2)

Chris Wahmhoff spent his 35th birthday skateboarding in Enbridge’s pipeline, after a tar sands oil spill. You won’t believe what he found. (Part 1 of 2)

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The Architect Of Trickle Down Economics Finally Put In His Place

The Architect Of Trickle Down Economics Finally Put In His Place

The father of trickle down economics, Milton Friedman, made his case one September day in 1970. Today we revisit his grand piece and find it wanting.

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Outrageous Fees To Access Your Wages? That’s What Happened To Her

Outrageous Fees To Access Your Wages? That’s What Happened To Her

The accompanying note said that her future earnings would be deposited in this account and she could access it with the card. For a fee.

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Oil Prices Have Been Rigged For Years, European Union Just Now Starting To Investigate

Oil fields; image@BlessOilfield

The uproar over bank manipulation in the LIBOR scandal was loud and global, where’ss the noise over price rigging in the oil market, which impacts everyone?

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Former CEO Of Nestle Wants The World’s Water Supply Under Corporate Control (VIDEO)

Nestle water… issues; image@GreenBiz

Giving control of the world’s water to private corporations would take away people’s options, giving human life entirely over to corporate greed.

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Bank Throws Away Food Right In Front Of The Poor And Hungry

Give the poor free food? I'd rather throw it in the trash! - Conservative proverb

Just when I think faceless financial institutions can’t get any more callous, cruel or inhumane, they remind me that it’s impossible to overestimate their pathological disregard of human beings.

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Dollars Over Decency: School Kids Without Money Have Lunch Taken Away And Thrown Out

Dollars Over Decency: School Kids Without Money Have Lunch Taken Away And Thrown Out

How did we come to a point where anyone can even think that depriving children of food is a moral thing to do?

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Toxic ‘Honey Laundering’: Proof That Free Market Libertarians Like Rand Paul Are Morons

Toxic ‘Honey Laundering’: Proof That Free Market Libertarians Like Rand Paul Are Morons

Government funded technology used by a government agency to keep corporations from breaking government enforced laws against cheating/poisoning/deceiving the public? It’s a free market libertarians worst nightmare!

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Ayn Rand And The Sociopathic Society

Ayn Rand And The Sociopathic Society

The modern conservative movement claims Ayn Rand as their inspiration. This certainly explains their narcissism, selfishness and general inhumanity.

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Socialism, Anyone? Profits Soar For Costco Days After CEO Endorses Minimum Wage Hike

Socialism, Anyone? Profits Soar For Costco Days After CEO Endorses Minimum Wage Hike

Unlike Walmart, its Republican-friendly rival, Costco doesn’t pay pays its employees slave wages, which in turn would force them to live on food stamps.

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Sorry, Forbes, But Minimum Wage Hikes Are Not Job Killers

Sorry, Forbes, But Minimum Wage Hikes Are Not Job Killers

Contrary to right-wing propaganda, the reason companies are not hiring is not because labor is too expensive.

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While Papa John Pouts About Obamacare, Another Pizza Company Sees Opportunity

While Papa John Pouts About Obamacare, Another Pizza Company Sees Opportunity

While Papa Johns claims Obamacare poverty from the CEO’s new mansion, a small Wisconsin pizza store operator calls Obamacare justice and equality.

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How The Occupy Movement Helped Obama Win – And Why That’s A Good Thing

The first Occupy call to action, Sept. 2011

Obama’s writings on the 99% vs. the 1% predate the Occupy movement.

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Corporation Shuts Down Family Friendly Product To Push Adult Replacement (VIDEO)

Corporation Shuts Down Family Friendly Product To Push Adult Replacement (VIDEO)

There is nothing wrong with an adult oriented online game, and there are plenty of them on the market. But offering an adult-oriented game as a replacement for a family friendly title in their market lineup is a very disturbing precedent.

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Mitt Romney And The Cash Register Heart

Mitt Romney And The Cash Register Heart

When Romney puts his full faith and trust, not in the federal government, but in business to solve any problem confronting the American people, did anybody else notice that he has a cash register for a heart?

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Romney Wants Former Merrill Lynch CEO Who Helped Crash The Economy As Treasury Secretary

Romney Wants Former Merrill Lynch CEO Who Helped Crash The Economy As Treasury Secretary

The presidential candidate suggests he would strongly consider for Treasury Secretary John Thain, the former CEO of Merrill Lynch.

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