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Robert Reich: We Must Resist This Pernicious Legal Assault On The Resistance
Business  (tags: resistance, activism, protests, legal tangles, lawsuits, economic injustice )

Freya
- 6 days ago - yahoo.com
SLAPP stands for "Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation." It's brought by corporations intended to censor, intimidate and silence critics by burdening them with the costs of legal defense until they're forced to abandon their opposition.
The House Tax Bill Robs Students So That the Rich and Corporations Can Have More
Business  (tags: tax reform, tax bills, greed, education, schools, economic injustice )

Freya
- 27 days ago - alternet.org
The bill abandons investing in brainpower in favor of permanent tax cuts for the already rich and corporations.
Sign to Stop Trump's Tax Scam: Write to Your Members of Congress Today!
Business  (tags: taxes, tax reform, greed, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 33 days ago - actionnetwork.org
A series of new investigative reports known as the "Paradise Papers" highlights how the richest 1% and wealthy corporations play by a different set of rules than the rest of us.
TELL THE GOP: NOT ONE PENNY IN TAX CUTS FOR THE WEALTHY
Business  (tags: tax cuts, tax evasion, tax reform, taxes, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 33 days ago - my.elizabethwarren.com
The tax plan the Republicans are voting on this week is another tax giveaway for corporations that are making record profits. Megadonors who funded right-wing attack ads and elected a White House full of billionaires expect a return on their investment.
Tell Congress: Support the Port Drivers' Bill of Rights
Business  (tags: workers, income, wages, pay, wage theft, greed, exploitation, economic injustice, transportation, petitions )

Freya
- 49 days ago - act.democrataction.com
For too long, port drivers who deliver the world to our shores have been subject to abuses and wage theft, while corporations profit off their hard work. These working class heroes have marched, sued their companies for breaking the law and gone on strike
Robert Reich: Crony Capitalism Is Rotting the Country From the Inside Out
Business  (tags: greed, plutocracy, capitalism, tax systems, economic injustice )

Freya
- 54 days ago - alternet.org
The largest corporations and richest people in America - who donated billions of dollars to Republican candidates the House and Senate in the 2016 election - appear on the way to getting what they paid for: a giant tax cut.
Stop Trump's Phony Tax Plan!
Business  (tags: taxes, tax reform, Wall Street, 1%, one percent, petitions, economic injustice )

Freya
- 78 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Trump and the GOP have announced the outlines of their tax plan, and it's a horrible deal for America. The plan would shred revenues by at least $1.5 trillion over the next ten years and result in a massive transfer of wealth to the 1%.
The Mega Rich Are Getting Mega Richer: A Former CEO Exposes the Corruption Behind Their Obscene Paychecks
Business  (tags: greed, income disparity, economic injustice, one percent, 1% )

Freya
- 148 days ago - alternet.org
The indirect effect of the increase in income inequality is economically more injurious than the erosion of company earnings or a stock market downturn.
Tell Congress: We Need the Wealthy and Big Corporations to Pay Their Fair Share
Business  (tags: taxes, economic injustice, tax system, wealth, corporations, petitions )

Freya
- 151 days ago - actionnetwork.org
The chief architect of the Senate tax giveaway is Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah, chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee. He just announced that he's requesting input "from experts and stakeholders" on how best to reform the tax system.
Sign the Petition: Demand Wall Street Pay Its Fair Share of Taxes
Business  (tags: taxes, economic injustice, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 237 days ago - dailykos.com
While we're paying our fair share of taxes, Wall Street banks are using a rigged system to avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes each year.
United Airlines Shows How Inequality Is Putting the Squeeze on Customer Service
Business  (tags: customer service, airlines, economic injustice, inequality )

Freya
- 244 days ago - theweek.com
Treatment of customers is increasingly stratified by class: Well-off individuals with money to burn get pampered, while the vast majority of Americans are treated like dirt.
Trump Flip Flops Once Again, Now Allowing Hedge Funds Their $180 Billion Tax Dodge
Business  (tags: taxes, tax evasion, greed, finances, economic injustice )

Freya
- 245 days ago - alternet.org
Imagine a tax scam so outrageous that even Donald Trump admits it's inexcusable.
100 CEOs Have as Much Retirement Wealth as 41% of American Families
Business  (tags: retirement, savings, economic injustice, income inequality, greed )

Freya
- 363 days ago - alternet.org
Everyone should be able to enjoy their golden years - not just former CEOs and presidents.
Close the Tax Loophole for Wall Street Billionaires
Business  (tags: Wall Street, taxation, economic injustice, petitions, hedge fund managers, 1%, one percent, billionaires )

Freya
- 454 days ago - signherenow.org
Wall Street money managers (like hedge fund managers) pay lower tax rates than many middle-income families, even while earning millions - or billions - of dollars per year.
Close the Loophole in Section 162(M) That Forces Taxpayers to Subsidize CEO Bonuses!
Business  (tags: CEOs, Executives, tax breaks, greed, income inequality, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 467 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Section 162(m) was a well-intentioned effort by Bill Clinton to rein in executive pay by capping tax deductions for CEOs. There's a loophole in the language, however, that allows exemptions for any pay that is considered "performance-based."
 

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