Why “Good Liberals” Won’t Save The Climate

By Scott Parkin, Counterpunch.org -

We’ve known for a long time not to believe the false rhetoric of “good liberals” like Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Jerry Brown. In rare moments, we’re able to draw a stark contrast between [...]

Medicare For All Should Be Free Of Profit Takers

By Kay Tillow, Healthoverprofit.org -

It’s the best of times and the worst of times for the advocates of national single payer health care in the United States.  So good because the vast majority in the US have embraced the concept [...]

The Big Business Of Drones, Who Is Profiting?

By Christian Sorensen, Dissidentvoice.org -

Boeing’s main drone division is known as Insitu. It manufactures and assembles its products in Washington and Oregon along the Columbia River. Two of its bestsellers are the Blackjack and the [...]

Demonstrators Hold ‘Die-In’ To Protest Sackler Family’s Ties To Harvard Art Museums

By Isabelle Agee-Jacobson and Caroline S. Engelmayer, Thecrimson.com -

Shouting “people over profits” and throwing pill bottles on the floor, more than 30 demonstrators held a “die-in” in Harvard's Arthur M. Sackler Museum Friday to protest its connections to a [...]

#AbolishICE: Protesters Call Out ‘Profiteers’ And Localities Working With ICE In Virginia

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

About a hundred people protested at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) field office in Fairfax County, Va. today, saying that the agency inflicts violence on immigrant families [...]

Beyond Racism, Immigrant Mass Detention Is All About Profit

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

BELLINGHAM, WA – While Donald Trump’s stepped-up repression of unauthorized migrants has been touted as a “get tough” policy meant to stem a flood of “animals” affiliated with transnational [...]

‘Peace Is Bad For Business’: War Profiteer Stocks Plummet After Diplomatic Progress With North Korea

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

Last year, investors were drooling over the prospect of all-out war with North Korea, but Tuesday's summit has them worried. American defense contractors were practically drooling over the [...]

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

By David DeGraw, Informationclearinghouse.info -

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 [...]

Wall Street Admits Curing Diseases Is Bad For Business

By Lee Camp, Truthdig.com -

Goldman Sachs has outdone itself this time. That’s saying a lot for an investment firm that both helped cause and then exploited a global economic meltdown, increasing its own wealth and power [...]

Who Profits From Nuclear Weapons Development?

By Maaike Beenes, Dontbankonthebomb.com -

329 investors made $525 Billion available to nuclear weapon producing companies between January 2014 and October 2017. They assisted with share and bond issuances, owned or managed shares and [...]

Corporations Profiting From Water Infrastructure Crisis

By Elizabeth Nussbaumer, Foodandwaterwatch.org -

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 [...]

Coming Fiscal Derailment – Why FY 2019 Will Sink The Casino

By David Stockman, informationclearinghouse.info -

December 21, 2017 "Information Clearing House" - Since last November 8th the Russell 2000 has risen by 30% and the net Federal debt has expanded by an astounding $1.0 trillion dollars. In a [...]

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

ByJake Johnson, commondreams.org -

"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 [...]

US Education Segregation Is Highly Profitable Business For Some

By Mark Karlin, truth-out.org -

By Mark Karlin for Truthout - However, as I completed the research and writing for the book, I found that in this country we have had and continue to have a stubborn insistence on educating [...]

Trump’s Health Nominee Implicated In Insulin Price-Gouging Scheme

By Mike Ludwig, truth-out.org -

By Mike Ludwig for Truthout - "That means that a significant number of people who already paid premiums for their health insurance then end up paying more than their insurer does for a medicine," [...]

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