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Corporate Greed

What Davos-Bashers Must do Before the Next Episode of Bashing

Shelly Batra | Posted 02.10.2016 | Impact
Shelly Batra

Another Davos event has come and gone. The World Economic Forum surpassed itself this year at the 2016 Annual Summit. Now that the dust has settled a...

Denmark Has Figured Out One Way To Foil Corporate Greed

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business

NEW YORK -- Denmark is not the socialist utopia celebrated by Sen. Bernie Sanders during the first Democratic presidential debate in October. Ju...

Bernie Sanders' Health Care for All and Free College: Idealism or Practical Realism?

Bernard Starr | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics
Bernard Starr

To call health care for all and free college education idealism is to deny realistic possibilities in the service of an ideology that idealizes greed and eschews compassion and courage. It's defeatism and a betrayal of the American way.

Ten Things Foreigners Love About America

René Zografos | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
René Zografos

It's about time. America has been a target for almost every intellectual writer the last decades. They have followed the mainstream and willingly criticized America without inhibitions. Enough is enough - here is a positive and very honest article about America for a change.

The 2016 Elections: The Questions Virtually No One Is Asking Much Less Answering!

Beth Green | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Beth Green

We are inundated by a culture of ego, and we wonder what's wrong. How could our politicians be so corrupt? How could political parties try to gerrymander?

NFL's Relocation Game Screws Fans

Ken Reed | Posted 01.20.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

While watching the recent NFL relocation charade involving the Rams, Chargers and Raiders play out, I was reminded once again that the fundamental problem in professional sports is that each sport is a self-regulated monopoly.

Jewish Mother Stands Up Against the Trans Pacific Partnership

Judy Frankel | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business
Judy Frankel

After I gave a few examples of how the TPP can ruin the lives of Americans, (which I recorded), I admonished the young man from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for his dereliction of duty in laying out the whole truth.

Changing America's Culture of Greed

John W. Traphagan | Posted 12.30.2015 | Politics
John W. Traphagan

Every vote for a candidate from the right in the current political climate is a vote for more of the same -- extreme wealth and power concentrated in the hands of a very small segment of the population.

Congress: Put Families' Needs Over Corporate Greed

Linda Meric | Posted 12.07.2015 | Politics
Linda Meric

This holiday season, Congress can continue giving tax breaks to the wealthy or stand with working families. Our nation has the resources to do better, we just need to help our lawmakers get their priorities straight.

The Truth About Unemployment

FIXCapitalism | Posted 12.04.2015 | Business
FIXCapitalism

In order to maximize our country's productivity and prosperity, we need a dramatic increase in attractive jobs. Workers can't be shamed into taking jobs with political rhetoric like "get a job you lazy bum!"

Tax Dodging Just One Part Of Pfizer's Corrupt Business Model

William Lazonick | Posted 12.06.2015 | Business
William Lazonick

If Pfizer is cash-constrained, it is far more likely that it is the golden handcuffs of stock-based executive pay that are the source of the problem.

The Lepers in America

René Zografos | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics
René Zografos

While many Americans have two or three jobs on a daily basis, there are at the same time many people who are left outside of the daily working and soc...

What Foreigners Believe Is Wrong About America

René Zografos | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics
René Zografos

The echo from most parts of the world is that "America is a country with the very best and the very worst." This article is about the very worst.

'Green News Report' - November 10, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: A very bad week for fossil fuels: Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline; ...

Raising Revenues Must Be Central Goal of Budget Talks

Frank Clemente | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics
Frank Clemente

To create a budget that works for everyone - and not just wealthy special interests - Congress needs to raise significant revenue instead of cutting services. It's time for a more balanced approach to budgeting.

The Personal Toll of Corporate Medicine

Rose Kumar, M.D. | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics
Rose Kumar, M.D.

I write this as a physician who can see through the façade and racket of what corporate medicine has created. My history of abuse gives me the sensitivity to feel it when it is present. The corporate system of health care is abusive.

Prediction: Trump vs Sanders in 2016

Judy Frankel | Posted 10.05.2015 | Entertainment
Judy Frankel

Spoiler alert! If Republicans were given the choice of Trump or "other," most Republicans would vote "other." However, because our election system is "first past the post" (FPTP), the winner takes all.

The Volkswagen Cheating Scandal Reveals the True Nature of Capitalism

Cody Cain | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics
Cody Cain

This problem will not be fixed by slapping a big fine on Volkswagen. The problem is bigger than that. The problem lies with the system itself. We must decide whether our system should serve the interests of people, or profits. Right now, profits are winning.

How 'Cowspiracy' Rightly Shames Factory Farming

Julie Gray | Posted 09.29.2015 | Green
Julie Gray

If you thought Food, Inc. was a documentary about food that gave you second thoughts about what we eat, Cowspiracy, streaming on Netflix and co-produced by Appian Way (DiCaprio) will leave you sputtering with rage.

Hey Stupid... The Media Are Watching

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Chris Komisarjevsky

Deceit, greed or just plain stupidity, there's no place to run or hide. A reporter or blogger is surely going to be there with a keyboard, camera or microphone.

Stop Hating Work

Nate Hanson | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Nate Hanson

We are all too familiar with the sinking feeling of Sunday evening. After indulging in a life-giving weekend full of things we love, we are now hours away from reentering the corporate race. When did it all go so wrong?

The Terrible Plight of the Average American Voter, Left and Right

Norman Lear | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics
Norman Lear

They are fed up with American leadership in every sector of our current culture, be they corporate, union, pharmaceutical, legal or political leaders. In their emotionally crowded lives American voters despair of being aided, let alone led by them.

The Fantastic Four: Sci-Fi Bummer Bombs Big

Brandon Judell | Posted 08.10.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

Anyone who's been bombarded with the TV ads for Josh Trank's Fantastic Four shouldn't be chastised for sprinting away from any multiplex screening this latest Marvel concoction.

What's Taking Over America

Andy Schmookler | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

If America is to be ruled by whoever commands the most money, it will be the corporate system, far more than individual billionaires, that calls the shots.

I'd Rather Ride A Mexican Bus Than An American Airline

Beth Arnold | Posted 07.27.2015 | Travel
Beth Arnold

Yes, rather than enduring the time suck and hassle that air travel anywhere now promises--the long, expensive taxi ride to the airport, the shoving, surly crowds, and the chaotic security and boarding processes--we opted for a Mexican bus.