Merger Mania: The Military-Industrial Complex On Steroids

By William D. Hartung, -

When, in his farewell address in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the dangers of the “unwarranted influence” wielded by the “military-industrial complex,” he could never have [...]

Pilots Sue Boeing For Putting Profits Over Safety

By Alan Weedon, -

Boeing's 737 MAX series— first announced in 2011 and put to service in 2017 — is the fourth generation of its 737 aircraft, a widely popular narrow-body aircraft model that has been a mainstay of [...]

SC Regulators Slap Down Duke Energy Rate Increase, Call Executives ‘Tone Deaf’

By Haley Walters, The Greenville News By Andrew Brown, -

State utility regulators on Wednesday reduced a proposed rate increase that would have affected 591,000 Duke Energy customers in the Upstate, and called executives of the energy company "tone [...]

Big Oil Is Set To Spend $5 Trillion On Fossil Fuels We Can’t Afford To Burn

By Staff, -

Our analysis found that all production from new oil and gas fields – beyond those already in production or development – is incompatible with reaching the world’s climate goals. Yet the oil and [...]

Financial Press: Boeing Should Charge Passengers Extra Not To Crash

By Alan Macleod, -

CHICAGO — The Boeing Corporation is again under intense scrutiny, as news broke of a Southwest Airlines 737 Max 8 aircraft travelling, without passengers, from Orlando, FL to Victorville, CA that [...]

It’s The For-Profit Health Care Industry Telling Us We Can’t Afford Medicare For All

By Salomeh Keyhani, Economy For All   -

The most important question about Medicare for All is a simple one: If other industrialized countries can afford to offer high-quality universal health care to their citizens, why can’t the [...]

Profit-Driven Health Care Is Killing The Dreams Of Young People. Young People Are Fighting Back.

By National Nurses United, -

Briana Moss, 30, grew up in Dyersville, Iowa, site of the “field of dreams” (from the 1989 movie). Despite the reputation of her hometown, her own life dreams feel on hold. At age 30, when many [...]

Companies Are Making Money From Child Migrant Camp

By Jerry Iannelli, -

One of the less reported aspects of the United States deportation system is just how profitable it is. Private, for-profit companies and contractors are paid billions to carry out the [...]

The United States Of Greed And Bullies

By Rivera Sun, -

A nation built on greed is not a nation; it is just a legal framework for rape and pillage, slavery and exploitation, theft, murder, and genocide. A nation whose primary function is to protect [...]

University Of Glasgow Commits To Pay Reparations For Profiting From African Enslavement, Providing A Model For Others To Follow

By David Love, -

Even as those who oppose reparations argue it is unfeasible or too costly, one British university is proving that it is both possible and necessary to make amends for the enslavement and genocide [...]

Corporations That Fail To Reduce Carbon Will Face Stock Depreciation & Devaluation

By Staff, -

The researchers further determined that the failure of companies within the emission-intensive sector to take carbon reduction actions could start negatively impacting the general stock market in [...]

Why “Good Liberals” Won’t Save The Climate

By Scott Parkin, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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 [...]

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