Post Tagged with: "corporate greed"

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 Justin Rosario· · 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 Justin Rosario· · 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
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)

by Randa Morris· · News
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.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
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.

by T. Steelman· · News
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Oil Prices Have Been Rigged For Years, European Union Just Now Starting To Investigate

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?

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Former CEO Of Nestle Wants The World’s Water Supply Under Corporate Control (VIDEO)

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

by Rika Christensen· · News