How U.S. Taxpayers Fund The World’s Most Profitable Corporations

By David DeGraw, -

May 13, 2018 "Information Clearing House" -  We were trying to think of an issue that could possibly be more significant than $21 Trillion in taxpayer money disappearing from the Pentagon. While [...]

Corporations Should Have To Hear From Their Owners

By Fran Teplitz, -

When we think about ways to pressure corporations to improve their practices, we may think of petitions, street demonstrations, boycotts, or social media campaigns. Yet there’s another way that’s [...]

Venezuela Arrests Two Chevron Executives In Ongoing Anti-Corruption Probe

By Cira Pascual Marquina, -

Caracas, April 18, 2018 ( – Two Chevron employees were arrested in the Venezuelan city of Puerto La Cruz on Monday, as part of the Bolivarian government’s ongoing [...]

US CEO Pay, Bank Profits, Corporate Cash Set New Records

By Barry Grey, -

Across the United States, workers are being told by Democrats and Republicans alike that there is “no money” for decent wages, pensions or health care. Teachers from West Virginia to Oklahoma, [...]

Tax Day 2018: A Bonanza For Corporations And The Military

By Lindsay Koshgarian, -

The IRS is projected to gather roughly $1.6 trillion in individual income taxes this year, and these taxes will make up almost half of the revenue of the federal government for 2017. By [...]

The Corporate Plan To Groom U.S. Kids For Servitude By Wiping Out Public Schools

By Lynn Stuart Parramore, -

West Virginia’s public school teachers had endured years of low pay, inadequate insurance, giant class sizes, and increasingly unlivable conditions—including attempts to force them to record [...]

If You Want To Kill Drug Dealers, Start With Big Pharma

By Domenica Ghanem, -

At a recent rally in New Hampshire, Donald Trump called for the death penalty for drug traffickers as part of a plan to combat the opioid epidemic in the United States. At a Pennsylvania rally a [...]

Corporate Sugar Daddies & How To Fix The Healthcare System

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

Between federal and state subsidies, government welfare and ecological fallout, we pay corporations two, sometimes three times over under the guise of boosting the economy. Predictably, however, [...]

Maine Campaign Against War And Corporate Rule Nears Climax

By W. T. Whitney, -

Maine legislators have a hot potato in their hands. But they don’t seem to be feeling any pain.  On March 6, their Taxation Committee, controlled by the Democratic Party, voted 8-2 to send LD [...]

Corporations Profiting From Water Infrastructure Crisis

By Elizabeth Nussbaumer, -

Here are some numbers to start. In 2014, 64 percent of bottled water was, essentially, filtered tap water -- up from 51.8 percent in 2009.  From 2010 to 2014, total federal funding for public [...]

Lawyers Who Fight Corporate Predators For The People

By Ralph Nader, -

I first heard about William M. Shernoff in the mid-nineteen seventies when he was pioneering a field of law known as insurance bad faith litigation. That ‘bad faith’ occurs is when insurance [...]

Corporate Theft Of $100 Billion Annually From Africa

By Patrick Bond, -

A brand new World Bank report, The Changing Wealth of Nations 2018, offers evidence of how much poorer Africa is becoming thanks to rampant minerals, oil and gas extraction. Yet Bank policies and [...]

Leaked Trump Infrastructure Plan: Blueprint For Corporate Subsidies

By Pete Dolack, -

The Trump administration’s plans to rebuild infrastructure in the United States have been leaked, and it appears to be as bad as feared. At least three-quarters of intended funding will go toward [...]

Corporate Powers Are Stealing Online Identities, Posting Fake Comments To Push For Consumer Law Repeals

By Steven Rosenfeld, -

Forget Russian fake news for a moment. Another extremely consequential privacy-breaching, identity-theft hack is undermining our democracy and almost certainly being perpetuated by corporate [...]

Duke University Gets Corporate Mining Gift To Help Exploit Indigenous People Of Peru

By Gary G. Kohls, -

3 Jan 2017 – Below are two articles that nicely illustrate the cunning methods that ALL multinational mining, exploration, drilling, energy extractive or oil transporting corporations use to try [...]