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Tag: Corporate America


Lock Up the Men, Evict the Women and Children

Part of the daily reality of poverty in America, evictions—along with mass incarceration—are the mechanisms used to destroy communities and profit from the misery of the poor.

Posted on May 29, 2016 READ MORE


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VIDEO: ‘Days of Revolt’: Chris Hedges, ‘Mr. Fish’ Examine the Power of Political Cartoons

Political cartoonist “Mr. Fish” (Dwayne Booth), in conversation with Chris Hedges, describes how he uses his art to reveal the often “unpleasant truth” behind a subject.

Posted on Mar 17, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Antonin Scalia: Corporate America’s Billion-Dollar Friend

A Dow Chemical settlement made public Friday indicates that the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was worth billions of dollars to business.

Posted on Feb 27, 2016 READ MORE



‘Absolute Crap’ but Brilliant: Corporate America’s Plan to ‘Misbehave Without Reproach’

“Only in the senile, decrepit, and unbelievably corrupt modern version of the United States would this sickening decadence even be considered possible, let alone doable.”

Posted on Nov 1, 2015 READ MORE



CEOs Call for Wage Increases for Workers! What’s the Catch?

Their big idea to solve income inequality isn’t anything new. As Lily Tomlin said, “No matter how cynical you become, it’s never enough to keep up.”

Posted on Aug 28, 2015 READ MORE



The Political Revolution We Desperately Need

The good news is that the economy today is much better than it was six years ago when George W. Bush left office. The bad news is that, despite these improvements, the 40-year decline of the American middle class continues.

Posted on Apr 4, 2015 READ MORE


Joe Scarborough Belittles Female Co-Host for Trying to Talk About Actual News

Mika Brzezinski calls out her colleague and MSNBC panel for “capitalizing on a non-story for ratings because people’s imaginations are pricked by this and that is not responsible.” This leads them to talk down, belittle and show a complete disregard for who she is and what she says.

Posted on Mar 27, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN


Job Benefits









Posted on Jan 31, 2014 ENLARGE


There’s Not Enough Money









Posted on Jan 13, 2014 ENLARGE


Leveling the Playing Field









Posted on Dec 24, 2013 ENLARGE


CEO and Worker Pay









Posted on Dec 11, 2013 ENLARGE


Minimum Wage









A call to raise the minimum wage.
Posted on Dec 10, 2013 ENLARGE


Wal-Mart Woes









Posted on Nov 22, 2013 ENLARGE


Walmart Welfare Queens









Posted on Nov 21, 2013 ENLARGE


Walmart









Posted on Nov 20, 2013 ENLARGE


Dow Hits Record









Posted on Nov 19, 2013 ENLARGE



The End of American Imperialism As We Know It

Countries such as Chile may finally come out from under the control of the corporate-owned U.S. government; Americans are aware of the contents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement only thanks to WikiLeaks; and are zodiac signs effective indicators of disease? These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Nov 16, 2013 READ MORE


Workplace Discrimination









Posted on Nov 5, 2013 ENLARGE



Obamacare Is a Rip-Off of the Worst Kind

Redacted and pushed through Congress by the health care industry, it’s no surprise the Affordable Care Act is just one big scam; a Toronto newspaper urged Canada to arrest Dick Cheney for war crimes upon his visit to the country; meanwhile, corporate America has both political parties in its pocket. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Nov 2, 2013 READ MORE


Koch Bros vs. California Unions









Posted on Oct 26, 2013 ENLARGE


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Posted on Sep 15, 2013 ENLARGE


Chris Hedges: ‘Wall Street and Corporations Are Pulling the Strings’

In the latest installment of a series of interviews on The Real News Network’s “Reality Inserts Itself,” the Truthdig columnist says that the Democratic Party once looked out for the interests of labor and the poor. But that changed, he says, when Bill Clinton entered the White House, and it’s getting worse under President Obama.

Posted on Jul 23, 2013 WATCH & LISTEN


In the Toilet









Posted on May 12, 2013 ENLARGE    


Don’t Hack Up a Hairball









Posted on Feb 21, 2013 ENLARGE


Comparing the 1912 Elections With the 2012 Elections

Before the electoral year of 2012 slinks into history, it is worth a comparative glance back to the electoral year of 1912 to give us some jolting perspective on how degraded our contemporary elections, voter performance and election expectations have become.

Posted on Jan 1, 2013 READ MORE


Chick-fil-A









Posted on Aug 2, 2012 ENLARGE


Supreme Court Session Ends









Posted on Jul 12, 2011 ENLARGE



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2011: A Brave New Dystopia

The two greatest visions of a future dystopia were George Orwell’s “1984” and Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World.” It turns out they were both right.

Posted on Dec 27, 2010 READ MORE



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Corporate America’s First-Class Recovery

While the rest of us patiently await the signs of economic recovery, corporate America has apparently skipped to the front of the line: Major companies are expecting to announce some of their highest profits in years.

Posted on Jul 11, 2010 READ MORE


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AP / Carolyn Kaster

How the Corporations Broke Ralph Nader and America, Too

Ralph Nader’s descent from being one of the most respected and powerful men in the country to being a pariah illustrates the totality of the corporate coup.

Posted on Apr 5, 2010 READ MORE


Ralph Nader
AP Photo / Charles Dharapak

Pariah or Prophet?

Many have dismissed Ralph Nader’s recurring candidacy as an “ego trip,” but veteran journalist Chris Hedges argues that the activist and agitator has in fact taken a consistent and necessary stand against the consumer fraud of American politics.

Posted on Feb 26, 2007 READ MORE


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