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Corporate Values, Community Woes

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Deepak Bhargava

Corporations owe the American community quality jobs, not because of the laws of the free market but because their success is built on the success of all of us.

Bringing Up Boehner

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Drew Westen

If Democrats want to hang onto their seats in November, they would do well to define this election in terms of the middle class and small business versus the billionaires and big corporations, and to use John Boehner as a poster child for the party.

Which of Our Leaders Are Psychopaths? A Voter and Shareholder Guide

Kim Cranston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kim Cranston

Were these "leaders" psychopaths? * • Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Mao Zedong, and Pol Pot, who caused more than 100 million deaths and destroyed co...

U.S. Tax Code Encourages Companies To Rack Up Debt

Washington Post | David Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Over the past generation, debt in America has exploded, becoming a way of life in nearly every sphere of society. And the tax code has been its handma...

First Step: Define the Problem

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

I'm rich! I've worked hard to make America my cow! Her milk is mine!...

Surprising Celebrities On Corporate Boards

DailyFinance | MATTHEW SCOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Do celebrity board members help a company? Surprisingly, recent research suggests that celebrity board appointments can add as much as 2% to the price...

Supreme Court To Decide Whether Corporations, Like Individuals, Have Privacy Rights

The Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case early next year that will impact whether corporations are able to prevent the government from publicly rel...

Google Convenes in Budapest on Internet Liberty

David Nassar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
David Nassar

I don't think there has been such a transformational change in the way human beings organize our social and political relationships since the development of democracy.

Cashing in on IP

Robert F. Brands | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert F. Brands

Smart organizations are realizing that IP exploitation is an enabler. It empowers companies to transform often idle holdings into a significant source of income generation.

American Consumers Aren't Buying Climate Action

Corbin Hiar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Corbin Hiar

Earlier this week at the Clinton Global Initiative, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres offered her assessment of what was preventing progress in the...

William Alden

'Corporate Bloodletting' Subsides As Default Rate Returns To Pre-Crisis Levels | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Good news for corporations and the people who lend them money: The corporate default rate will likely drop to a pre-crisis level by year's end, accord...

CEOs: Here's One 4-Letter Word You Need To Start Using

Debbie Robins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Debbie Robins

The modern day plague that impacts every one of us isn't a physical illness like typhoid or polio. It's an emotional disease -- unhappiness -- being fueled by our mismanaged work environments.

Jobs, Trade, and Mercantilism - Part II - Dealing With Reality

Ralph Gomory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ralph Gomory

We do not live in a world of textbook free trade. We live in a world where our trading partner China has chosen mercantilism and is using the full powers of its government to advance its industries in ways that destroy ours.

Jobs, Trade, and Mercantilism - Part I - Facing Reality

Ralph Gomory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ralph Gomory

The future of our country is endangered by massive trade deficits that are destroying industries and destroying jobs. Yet balancing trade is not on our government's agenda.

The Two Categories of American Corporation -- and Why it Matters

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

Large American corporations are going global as fast as they can. That's good for their shareholders. But in a Washington ever more susceptible to their money and influence, that's not necessarily good for most Americans.

Tax Subsidies for Wealthy Foreign Corporations? How Congress Has Already Broken its Most Important Promise

Miguel D. Lausell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Miguel D. Lausell

Rather than protect about 350 union jobs, Democratic lawmakers have allowed British-owned Diageo to move to the U.S. Virgin Islands where it will take about half of the Federal tax subsidy on rum..

Let's Be Honest: About Jobs and the Economy

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

There's not a thing that Obama or any other politician can do to lower unemployment in the private sector as long as CEOs and shareholders of our largest companies are getting richer and richer.

The Plan to Save America

Norman Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Goldman

In my opinion, our politics have become fossilized; even stultified. The two parties are not appealing to voters; the ranks of the unaffiliated grow and the disillusionment of the electorate gets ever larger.

There's No Difference Between Democrats and Republicans

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Herrington

Now is the time to bury conservatism for another 75 years. It is not a time to complain about how much the Democrats are under the thumb of corporations.

Cap and Trade Population

Robbie Gennet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Robbie Gennet

We are all aware of the Cap and Trade idea being promoted as a solution to reduce carbon emissions and thereby global warming. Once you put a price on...

Teamsters Union Protests Coca Cola's Labor Practices, as Company Shutters Plants

Akito Yoshikane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Akito Yoshikane

Although they work for a company that popularized the slogan "Have a Coke and a smile," Coca-Cola workers are doing more frowning than ever these days.

Why Cheaper Money Won't Mean More Jobs

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

If Ben Bernanke and company make it even cheaper to borrow, they'll be unleashing a third corporate strategy for creating more profits but fewer jobs -- mergers and acquisitions.

This Side of Democracy

Stuart Whatley | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics
Stuart Whatley

Every American has the right to speak out, to express views, and to serve as an advocate for all manner of issues and prospective leaders. But having rights doesn't necessarily mean they're valuable, or even useful at all.

Citizens, Unite!

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

La Familia runs Mexico. Wonder how? Think corporation. ...

BP to Victims: Stop Hitting Yourself

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Allison Kilkenny

In BP's dream world, the victims will fold, take whatever meager compensation they can get right away, the media will barely notice and BP can make a swift getaway before anyone really understand how the spill is going to affect the environment.