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Microsoft Just Gamed Our Tax System With Its $26 Billion Purchase Of LinkedIn

Corporations should not be able to get away with this.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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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
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Boeing Cuts 10% Of Jobs After Receiving $8.7 Billion In Government Tax Breaks And Subsidies

Despite receiving $8.7 billion in government subsidies and tax breaks in 2013, the corporation is laying off up to ten percent of their workforce to reduce costs and maximize profits.

by Mike Sainato· · News
Obama Just Won A HUGE Multi-Billion Dollar Fight Against Big Pharma (VIDEO)

Obama Just Won A HUGE Multi-Billion Dollar Fight Against Big Pharma (VIDEO)

Obama isn’t yet a lame duck, he just won this tax fight against Big Pharma.

by Oliver Willis· · News
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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
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Charles Koch Has The Sads Because He Thinks He Should Have More Influence Over Elections

In reality, the American people are the ones who should be complaining about not having enough influence over elections.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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California Ballot Initiative Would Force Lawmakers To List Corporate Donors On Clothing Like NASCAR

Short of a constitutional amendment reversing Citizen’s United, this may be the best alternative to get money out of politics. If you can’t beat ’em, shame ’em.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
How Walmart Sent 400,000 American Jobs To China

How Walmart Sent 400,000 American Jobs To China

Walmart sent 400,000 American jobs to China. This is how they did it.

by Oliver Willis· · News
Artists Replace 600 Advertisements With The Truth (IMAGES/VIDEO)

Artists Replace 600 Advertisements With The Truth (IMAGES/VIDEO)

This is what the corporations would say if they were honest.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
Anonymous is winning the war against the Klan. Now they have declared their opposition to the Ferguson Police as well. Will the hacktivists' targets heed the warnings?

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We’re Winning: How Occupy Wall Street And #BlackLivesMatter Changed The Country

The establishment tried to crush Occupy just like they’re trying to crush #BLM. They failed utterly and we’re winning the war for America’s soul

by Walt Dismay· · News
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The Free Market WON’T Solve This: Volkswagen Scandal Is Why We NEED Regulations

VW is in trouble, and we have to wonder why they didn’t just do things above board from the start.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Bernie Sanders Shreds Jeb Bush For Wanting Americans To Work Longer Hours (VIDEO)

Bernie Sanders is the people’s champion of the 2016 Presidential race and he proved it once again on Thursday by blasting Jeb Bush in defense of hard-working Americans everywhere.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Here Is What The Declaration Of Independence Would Look Like If It Was About Corporate Tyranny

Here Is What The Declaration Of Independence Would Look Like If It Was About Corporate Tyranny

Would you sign this declaration?

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Bill Maher Responds To GOP Repeal Of Beef-Label Law With New Party Slogan (VIDEO)

Republicans are attacking regulations that require beef producers to tell consumers where their meat originates from, so Bill Maher responded by suggesting a new slogan for the GOP.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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10 ‘Radical’ Ideas From Bernie Sanders: Guess Which Ones Most Americans Agree On?

Still think Bernie Sanders is a fringe candidate? A huge majority of us agree with him on 10 major issues. Numbers 6 and 8 may surprise you.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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18 Advertisers And Counting Have Pulled Commercials From Duggar Show On TLC

Companies are running away as fast as they can from “19 Kids and Counting,” as 18 have now pulled advertising from the TLC program.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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Pope Francis Warns The Rich And Powerful To Protect The Planet Or Suffer God’s Wrath

Watch out conservatives and corporate bosses, Pope Francis would like you to know that doing nothing to protect the environment will bring down the wrath of God upon your houses.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
The Washington Post Slams Republican Party As The Party Of Traitor Jefferson Davis

The Washington Post Slams Republican Party As The Party Of Traitor Jefferson Davis

If Abraham Lincoln were alive today, he would not only find his beloved Republican Party unrecognizable, he would find himself unwelcome in it.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Elizabeth Warren Goes On The Daily Show And Proves Why The Left Loves Her (VIDEO)

Elizabeth Warren Goes On The Daily Show And Proves Why The Left Loves Her (VIDEO)

Do you think there is a more honest politician than Elizabeth Warren?

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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New Jersey’s Lottery Is A Shining Example Of The Trouble With Privatization

Chris Christie privatized New Jersey’s lottery two years ago. Now, the once-top lottery program in the country is about to crash and burn.

by Rika Christensen· · News