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Microsoft's $29.6 Billion Scam: Tech Giant Leads the Way in Tax-Avoiding Innovation
Business  (tags: Microsoft, Taxes, tax avoidance, Tax inversion, Innovation News, Technology News, News, Politics News )

Judy
- 4 days ago - salon.com
More and more companies who enjoy huge benefits operating in the U.S. are trying to weasel their way out of taxes.
Scalia's Chance to Smash Unions: The Huge Under-the-Radar Case
Business  (tags: Supreme Court, Unions, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts, The Labor Movement, Benjamin Sachs, UNITE HERE, SEIU, Fast food, deals, Business News, News, Politics News )

Judy
- 292 days ago - salon.com
A Supreme Court case being argued Wednesday could take away a tactic that's kept unions alive
Big Oil Loses It: ExxonMobil Claims It Owns the Letter "X"!
Business  (tags: exxonmobil, Oil, oil companies, FX network, cable tv, Intellectual Property, lawsuit, Legal issues, Media News, Life News, Entertainment News, News, Politics News )

Judy
- 332 days ago - salon.com
World's richest oil company sues FX television network in act approaching self-parody.
How Farmers Are Ripping Off American Taxpayers
Business  (tags: The Great Depression, Insurance, Congress, government spending, Agriculture, Sustainability News, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 357 days ago - salon.com
Federal crop insurance was a really good idea during the 1930s Dust Bowl, but now, "the program's become "a 21st-century crutch enabling affluent growers and financial institutions to thrive at taxpayer expense":
Fast Food Strikes Intensify in Seven Cities
Business  (tags: Fast food, Strikes, Labor, domino's, KFC, Wendy's, McDonalds, Editor's Picks, Business News, News, Politics News )

Judy
- 397 days ago - salon.com
This morning marks the start of what will likely be the largest fast food worker mobilization in U.S. history, with a New York City walkout today kicking off strikes in seven cities over four days.
Elizabeth Warren's New Fight: Why Even the Tea Party Backs It!
Business  (tags: Banks, Elizabeth Warren, Too Big to Fail, Glass-Steagall, Wall Street, Editor's Picks, JPMorgan Chase, Financial Crisis, Sherrod Brown, David Vitter, John McCain, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 410 days ago - salon.com
Banks that try to take private losses and pin them on taxpayers may have a new problem. Here's what you should know.
Meet the Contractors Analyzing Your Private Data
Business  (tags: Blackwater, Edward Snowden, NSA, Contractors, verizon, Internet, Surveillance, Editor's Picks, Technology News, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 447 days ago - salon.com
Private companies are getting rich probing your personal information for the government. Call it Digital Blackwater.
Is the Government Helping Speculators Manipulate Grain Futures?
Business  (tags: Trading, Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Franklin Roosevelt, Chicago, Stock Market, Food, Editor's Picks, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 461 days ago - salon.com
How sophisticated traders exploit an obscure USDA rule change to get rich, fleece farmers, and drive up food prices
Meet the Billionaire Survivalists
Business  (tags: AlterNet, forbes, Vanity Fair, Cayman Islands, Brazil, Russia, India, China, Britain, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 511 days ago - salon.com
Third-world moguls are prepping for political and economic collapse by buying up property in America's top cities.
Defeating Useless Rich People
Business  (tags: Labor, Progressives, Taxes, Makers vs. Takers, makers, Finance, Insurance, Real estate, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 525 days ago - salon.com
Taming wealthy, unproductive "moochers" will require a populist campaign to stop them. Here's how we can do it
How Rich 'Moochers' Hurt America
Business  (tags: Makers vs. Takers, makers, Taxes, Capitalism, landlords, rent, bankers, Mitt Romney, Editor's Picks, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 527 days ago - salon.com
In American politics as in the American economy, power and wealth have shifted from the industrial capitalists of old to the "rent lords" of the early 21st century, based in the overgrown FIRE (finance, insurance, real estate) sector.
Private Sector Parasites
Business  (tags: rent, Makers vs. Takers, makers, landlords, bankers, Copyright, Capitalism, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 529 days ago - salon.com
The "takers" who threaten the dynamism and fairness of industrial capitalism the most in the 21st century are not the welfare-dependent poor -- the villains of Tea Party propaganda -- but the rent-extracting, unproductive rich.
No Hoax: Pass Employee Free Choice Act to Revive Economy
Business  (tags: EFCA, Abraham Lincoln, All-Clad, Anti-Union Lobbyists, Bailout Money, Ceo, Ceos, Efca, Employee Free Choice Act, Great Depression, National Labor Relations Act, Nlra, Panics, Sub-Prime Mortgages, Wall Street Speculators, Politics News )

Blue
- 1967 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Workers must vanquish the new hoax being perpetrated by conservatives, greedy CEOs and other labor union-haters. Workers must win the freedom that they had in 1935 to choose how to form their unions.
Bailouts and Bonuses : Mad As Hell And Not Going To Take It Anymore!
Business  (tags: Backlash Against Bailout, Bailout Backlash, Economy, Financial Crisis, Larry Summers Geithner, Obama Geithner Bailout, Populist Backlash, Politics News )

Blue
- 1995 days ago - nytimes.com
White House Bracing For Populist Bailout Backlash... Disclosure That AIG Gave Out Millions In Bonuses Is Latest Episode "Feeding A Resurgence Of Public Anger"
BLOW THE WHISTLE: Bailed Out Firms Wasting Money? Tell Us About It
Business  (tags: Aig, Bailout Bandits, Bailout Bill, Bank Bailout, Bank Of America, John Thain, Merrill Lynch, Tarp, Politics News )

Blue
- 2034 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The spending of taxpayer money to help resuscitate the nation's economy is one of the major stories of the year. As such, it demands extensive scrutiny. This is a request that you help us with the task.
 

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