Filings to date reveal that more than 60 Fortune 500 corporations paid their CEOs more than they paid in federal corporate income taxes.
The tragedy in Flint was a choice. This was a values decision about what was important. Giving a break to big business was the top priority for venture capitalist Snyder. Operating a shoddy government, over-taxing pensioners and poisoning Flint’s children was the result.
I would trust a pack of coyotes to guard my little herd of lambs before I'd trust a pack of corporate hucksters to "reform" America's tax code. Congress has a moral imperative to serve not the few who are big corporate shareholders but to enhance value for all people —...
Shkreli may be a rotten apple. But hedge funds and the pharmaceutical industry are two rotten systems that are costing Americans a bundle.
'The multinationals responsible for climate change can keep green-washing their destructive business models, but the communities directly impacted by them are silenced.'
'Very few things truly piss me off,' says Bill McKibben, but no corporation has ever 'done anything bigger and badder' than what ExxonMobil has done in this case.'
“The only reason I can see that people are still in family detention is because there must be incredible pressures to keep it going on the basis of its profitability"
Companies including Airbnb and Google compare themselves to civil rights heroes, while using their popularity among consumers to nullify federal law.
Started more than 100 years ago, workers comp insurance is one of our society's most fundamental contracts between injured employees who give up the right to sue their companies for negligence when injured on the job and employers who pay for insurance to cover a basic level of medical benefits...