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New Infographic Shows How Only 10 Companies Control Every Brand We Know
Business  (tags: food, monopolies, corporations, Behind the Brands )

Freya
- 48 days ago - nationofchange.org
An infographic based off of Oxfam's newly released report shows how only 10 companies control nearly all of the food and beverage brands we know.
Of 9 Tech Companies, Only Twitter Says It Would Refuse to Help Build Muslim Registry for Trump
Business  (tags: US, corporations, Donald Trump, tech companies, Twitter, proposed Muslim registry )

Judy
- 78 days ago - theintercept.com
Every American corporation, from the largest conglomerate to the smallest firm, should ask itself right now: Will we do business with the Trump administration to further its most extreme, draconian goals? Or will we resist?
Stop the Monsanto-Bayer Merger!
Business  (tags: agriculture, Big Agra, Big Food, mergers, monopolies, corporations, petitions )

Freya
- 127 days ago - leftaction.com
There's a troubling trend of giant agriculture companies merging to completely dominate our food system. Now Monsanto and Bayer - two of the LARGEST corporations - plan to merge and take this dominance to a whole new level.
When Agribusinesses Control the Government, People Die
Business  (tags: Big Agra, agribusiness, food, farming, corporations, corporate control, 1%, one percent, injustice )

Freya
- 141 days ago - alternet.org
The US is increasingly no longer a country; instead, we're being run like a business, and in some cases, it's literally killing us.
How Business School Is a Driving Force in America's Increasingly Unequal Society
Business  (tags: corporations, businesses, companies, greed, exploitation )

Freya
- 219 days ago - alternet.org
Students are still taught to extract resources from workers, taxpayers and the real economy.
Most Americans Believe the Economy Is Rigged Against Them
Business  (tags: economy, US workers, Gerald Epstein, rigged economy, Americans, neoliberal government, Corporations, banks )

Dandelion
- 224 days ago - therealnews.com
Economist Gerald Epstein says U.S. workers are beginning to realize that their hardship is due to underlying workings of corporations, the banks, and neoliberal economic policies that are against their interest.
Meet the Abusive "World's Largest Company You'Ve Never Heard Of"
Business  (tags: greed, worker abuse, unions, corporations, wages, income, benefits )

Freya
- 275 days ago - alternet.org
In 2014, after months of negotiating a new contract, Glencore suddenly tossed workers a take-it-or-leave-it offer that would drastically cut wages, increase healthcare costs, and eliminate pensions for new hires.
Outrageous: Top American Companies Hoard $1.4 Trillion Off-Shore
Business  (tags: greed, tax evasion, outsourcing, corporations )

Freya
- 289 days ago - alternet.org
There's a pile of money hiding offshore. It's true that jobs are also leaving the United States because American companies find it convenient to cut labor costs by moving manufacturing abroad.
A Simple Solution to Boost Workers Across the Planet
Business  (tags: workers, employment, jobs, wages, trade, corporations, manufacturing, income, human rights )

Freya
- 295 days ago - alternet.org
There's a progressive way to approach global trade that can help workers abroad and at home at the same time.
Tell the Treasury Department: It's Time to Crack Down on Tax-Dodging Companies!
Business  (tags: corporations, taxes, cheats, tax dodging, petitions )

Freya
- 308 days ago - actionnetwork.org
After thousands of us called on the Treasury Department to stop Pfizer's massive planned tax dodge, the Department recently issued new proposed rules to make it harder for corporations to dodge taxes through merging with foreign companies.
Stop Corporate Tax Abuse!
Business  (tags: tax havens, tax evasion, greed, corporations, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 312 days ago - action.oxfamamerica.org
Developing countries and the US government each lose $100 billion every year because multinational companies hide their profits in offshore tax havens. When multinational companies avoid paying taxes in countries where they really do business, it harms...
Infographic: A Useful Tool to Find Out Who Owns Organic Food
Business  (tags: ethics, organic food, corporations )

Teresa
- 381 days ago - foodrevolution.org
Consider this fact: In 1995, 81 independent organic processing companies existed in the United States. Ten years later, Big Food had gobbled up all but 15 of them.
Stock Buybacks and the Wall Street Shark Tank: "A Whole Lot of Stealin' Goin' On"
Business  (tags: corporations, swindle, stock buybacks, investments, bonds, pensions, Federal Reserve )

Judy
- 391 days ago - counterpunch.org
Corporate bosses are allowed to take the hard-earned money from Mom and Pop investors and divide it among their freeloading shareholder friends via stock buybacks.
Robert Reich's Hilarious Crusade to Save Capitalism and America's Middle Class (Part 1)
Business  (tags: capitalism, corporations, wages, workers, middle class )

Freya
- 394 days ago - alternet.org
'The economy has worn me down,' said the 4-foot-11-inch former labor secretary. "Before the Great Recession I was 6-foot-2."
17 of the Worst Corporate Crimes of 2015
Business  (tags: pollution, corporations, greed, safety, bribery, lobbying, wage theft )

Freya
- 423 days ago - alternet.org
The ongoing corporate crime wave showed no signs of abating in 2015. BP paid a record $20 billion to settle the remaining civil charges relating to the Deepwater Horizon disaster, and VW is facing perhaps even greater liability in connection with its...
 

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