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 [...]

Why We Shouldn’t Fall For Members-Only Unionism Trap

By Chris Brooks, -

One of corporate America’s next big goals might surprise you: passing legislation to prevent unions from having to represent workers who don’t pay dues. This is just the latest of many [...]

European Union Trying To Prevent UN Treaty On Corporations And Human Rights

By Staff, -

According to our sources, the European Union (EU) delegation to the United Nations General Assembly’s Fifth Committee, which deals with budgetary matters, is trying to eliminate the financing of [...]

State AGs Suing FCC For Putting ‘Corporate Profits Over Consumers’

ByJake Johnson, -

"The FCC's vote to rip apart net neutrality is a blow to New York consumers, and to everyone who cares about a free and open internet," New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman—who is also [...]

Israel And US Hide Corps Supporting Israeli Settlements

By Marjorie Cohn, -

In December 2016 the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution reaffirming that Israel's Jewish settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) are illegal and calling on [...]

How Corporate Power Killed Democracy

By Richard Moser, -

By Richard Moser for Counter Punch - The rise of Corporate Power was the fall of democracy. Over the long haul, US politics has revolved around a deep tension between democracy and an [...]

New Tool For Preventing Workplace Deaths

By Russell Mokhiber, -

By Russell Mokhiber of Corporate Crime Report - The database catalogues state criminal prosecutions against companies and individuals whose actions caused a worker’s death or serious injury. The [...]

Cutting Corporate Taxes Will Not Boost American Wages

By Josh Bivens, -

By Josh Bivens for EPI - Bivens and Blair (2017) explain in detail how the theory for corporate tax cuts as a wage-boosting tool breaks down in the face of real-world data. This report provides a [...]

Only Nonviolent Resistance Will Destroy Corporate State

By Chris Hedges, -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - The encampments by Native Americans at Standing Rock, N.D., from April 2016 to February 2017 to block construction of the Dakota Access pipeline provided the [...]

Hundreds Of Billions In Taxes Avoided Off-Shore By Corporations

By Staff, -

By Staff of U.S. PIRG - U.S.-based multinational corporations are allowed to play by a different set of rules than small and domestic businesses or individuals when it comes to paying taxes. [...]

Supreme Court Rules Against Private Prisons

By Staff, -

By Staff of CCRJustice - October 10, 2017, New York, NY – Today, the Supreme Court denied a petition by private prison corporations seeking to block the release of government documents about [...]

Tenants Push Back Against Corporate Landlords During “Renter Week Of Action”

By Candice Bernd, -

By Candice Bernd for Truthout - "One year in January we didn't have any heat. They would come and they would quote-unquote 'fix it' during the day and by nightfall it would be completely gone [...]

These Corporations Have The Biggest Influence On Climate Policy

By Lorraine Chow, -

By Lorraine Chow for Eco Watch - For better or worse, corporations have a major influence on climate change policy. Just look at Koch Industries, a multinational conglomerate owned by [...]

The Activists Who Helped Shut Down Trump’s CEO Councils

By Sarah Anderson, -

By Sarah Anderson for Inequality - The CEOs who made up two White House advisory councils have fled like rats on a sinking ship. Their exodus — a dramatic rebuke of Donald Trump — came within 48 [...]