Post Tagged with: "corporate greed"

Seattle’s ‘Up’ House, Symbol Of Corporate Defiance, Is About To Be Sold (VIDEO)

Photo from the Edith Macefield House Facebook page

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

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President Obama Rips Corporation A New One For Threatening Employees Over ObamaCare (VIDEO)

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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.

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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.

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GOP Governor Says Not Helping The Poor Ennobles Them

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

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

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Woman Showed Ashes Of Deceased Husband And T-Mobile Still Wouldn’t Cancel Account

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Of course, she also offered the death certificate.

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Obama Administration Brings The Hammer Down On Corporate Tax-Dodging Scheme

White House photo courtesy Wikipedia

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.

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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.

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

No money left to steal from you? Later suckers!

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

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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!

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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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