Post Tagged with: "corporate greed"

Happy 4th Of July! American Income Inequality Hits Historic High

Happy 4th Of July! American Income Inequality Hits Historic High

As people head out to celebrate America’s independence, some people have more to celebrate than others. A LOT more.

McDonald's Avon, CT 7/2014, Pics by Mike Mozart of TheToyChannel and JeepersMedia on YouTube. Courtesy of Flickr

McDonald’s Future Is Scary: Bottomless Fries And Automated Cashiers

How low will McDonald’s go to make money? A new $1.59 million restaurant in Missouri will offer automated cashier kiosks, bottomless french fries, and luxury decor.

by Mike Sainato· · News
<> on April 13, 2016 in New York City.

Hillary’s ‘Environmental Justice’ Plan Is The Kind Of Kick Ass Policy We’ve Been Waiting For

This is the kind of leadership we can expect from someone who’s spent a lifetime serving the public and something we can all get behind.

by Walt Dismay· · Current Issues, News
Walmart  Reports First Ever Drop In Revenue — Does Greed Finally Have A Limit?

Walmart Reports First Ever Drop In Revenue — Does Greed Finally Have A Limit?

Is the unthinkable finally beginning to happen?

by Walt Dismay· · News
Schlumsberger CEO Paal Kibsgaard at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology June 2014 Photo: Thor Nielsen/NTNU 
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Greedy Oil CEO Fires 20 Percent Of Employees, Awards Himself $18 Million

Just when you though corporate greed couldn’t get any worse.

by Mike Sainato· · News
Bejing’s Air Pollution Is So Bad, The Chinese Are Buying ‘Fresh’ Rocky Mountain Air In A Can

Bejing’s Air Pollution Is So Bad, The Chinese Are Buying ‘Fresh’ Rocky Mountain Air In A Can

No, this is absolutely not an Onion article but you’d be forgiven for thinking that it is.

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Robert Reich Brilliantly Puts GOP’s Lousy Public Morals Under Uncomfortable Spotlight

When it comes to the morals that we should be worrying about, Robert Reich is right. The GOP, as usual, is WAY wrong.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Seattle’s ‘Up’ House, Symbol Of Corporate Defiance, Is About To Be Sold (VIDEO)

Up, up and away. Does everything eventually yield in the face of corporate encroachment?

by Deborah Montesano· · News
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President Obama Rips Corporation A New One For Threatening Employees Over ObamaCare (VIDEO)

Proving once again that he is tired of anti-ObamaCare temper tantrums, President Obama blasted a corporation for threatening to fire any employee who works more than 25 hours a week to keep them from qualifying for health care coverage.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Amazing New Tesla Invention Will Completely Eliminate Your Electricity Bill

Amazing New Tesla Invention Will Completely Eliminate Your Electricity Bill

Your local power company is completely screwed.

People line up outside a food bank in Indiana's Lafayette County. Featured image credit; video screen capture, jconline

GOP Governor Says Not Helping The Poor Ennobles Them

There’s nothing more ennobling than hunger. At least not according to Indiana Governor and right wing extremist, Mike Pence.

by Randa Morris· · News
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Woman Showed Ashes Of Deceased Husband And T-Mobile Still Wouldn’t Cancel Account

Of course, she also offered the death certificate.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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Obama Administration Brings The Hammer Down On Corporate Tax-Dodging Scheme

The Obama Administration didn’t let this blatantly un-patriotic scheme go unnoticed, and the Treasury Department put new rules in effect on Monday designed to end this practice.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Is The Mass Detroit Water Shut Off The First Shot In The Coming Water Wars?

Is The Mass Detroit Water Shut Off The First Shot In The Coming Water Wars?

I don’t just see a city struggling with crushing poverty. I see a legal and constitutional precedent being set where corporations can deprive millions of fresh water unless they pay extortionist prices.

No money left to steal from you? Later suckers!

The Peasants Are About To Revolt And The 1% Is Already Plotting To Stop It

Gotta keep the peasants distracted from their shitty lives so the rich can keep stealing their future. It’s the New ‘Murikan Way.

by Walt Dismay· · News
New GOP Bill: Jail Time If You Reveal What Frackers Are Poisoning Your Drinking Water With

New GOP Bill: Jail Time If You Reveal What Frackers Are Poisoning Your Drinking Water With

Shouldn’t the company be more concerned with protecting lives then with protecting corporate secrets? AHAHAHAHAAH! Just kidding!

by Walt Dismay· · News
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 […]

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
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

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

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 […]

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
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.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
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 […]

by The Liberal· · News