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Why A Walgreens Boycott Could Be A Wakeup Call For Washington

Don McNay | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Don McNay

Walgreens becoming a "foreign" company is a slap in the face to Americans for a number of reasons. As Sorkin noted, they received $16.7 billion from Medicare and Medicaid last year, which is about 25 percent of its corporate revenues.

Should We Eliminate Collective Bargaining For Stockholders, Too?

Eric Zuesse | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

Tuesday night, Michigan's Republican Governor Rick Snyder signed into law what has now become the standard Republican labor legislation; it's called b...

No Executive Pay Revolt At Goldman Shareholder Meeting

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business

JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 24 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc stockholders on Thursday approved the firm's compensation plan for top executives and ...

Fed Wants Broad Group Of Banks To Provide Annual Finance Details

Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve wants a broader group of banks to provide details each year about their finances, part of an effort to ensure ...

McDonald's Stockholders Reject Obesity Proposal, Defends Ronald

Posted 07.19.2011 | Business

OAK BROOK, Illinois (Debra Sherman) - McDonald's Corp spurned calls to assess the impact of its food on childhood obesity, and said its trademark...

A Fresh Chat with Count Dracula

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Are we nearing a stage where the "stuckholders" -- those investors butchered by huge losses over the past couple of years -- are about to become viable stockholders once again?