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Stop the Monsanto-Bayer Merger!
Business  (tags: agriculture, Big Agra, Big Food, mergers, monopolies, corporations, petitions )

Freya
- 47 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
- 61 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
- 139 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
- 144 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
- 195 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
- 209 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
- 215 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
- 228 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
- 232 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
- 301 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
- 311 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
- 314 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
- 343 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...
Tell Congress That It Is Time to Hold the Pharmaceutical Industry Accountable
Business  (tags: tax evasion, injustice, greed Big Pharma, drugs, corporations, petitions )

Freya
- 353 days ago - signherenow.org
Wealthy pharmaceutical companies have never had it so good. Record profits while dodging taxes. In 2014, the U.S. federal government paid $1 billion in government contracts to Pfizer who has $140 billion in untaxed profits stashed offshore.
Tax Code To Direct $2 Trillion To Programs That Disproportionately Benefit The Rich And Corporations
Business  (tags: political capital, analysis, Joint Committee on Taxation, tax code as spending tool, capital gains, corporations, overseas profit deferrals, offshore profits, tax subsidies, write-offs, regressive deductions, high income individuals, grossly unfair )

Judy
- 354 days ago - ibtimes.com
A new congressional report shows that the U.S. tax code will deliver hundreds of billions of dollars in benefits to high-income earners through so-called "tax expenditures."
 

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