There is much for U.S. authorities to learn from the European example of forcing corporations to pay their fair share of taxes, but more far-reaching oversight of executives' allocation of resources is also required.
I often bring together celebs who don't know each other; but, it is rare that they get on as well as young actor, Gentry White, (Lifetime's UnReal and AMC's Turn: Washington's Spies) and James Beard nominated Chef Bruce Kalman of Union in Pasadena and Knead Pasta Co. in L.A.'s Grand Central Market.
One morning in September 1974, having just earned my M.A. in English and begun my long trek to a Ph.D., I borrowed my sister's car and drove to Lehman College in the Bronx, where I had just been hired to teach freshman composition.
Has Paul Ryan become so disaffected with Donald Trump that he quietly changed political parties, when no one was looking? We know the Washington Post just made a typo, but still, it's fun to think about, right?
Go forth and speak out about your work here today - you never know whose dream you may be carrying. Let's make sure that this union, this movement, and the leaders we elect are truly representative of our people. And we will carry their dreams together.
If the argument is that workers' lives and lungs must be sacrificed to ensure that foundries and fracking operations and construction companies can make bigger profits, then the GOP will take the side of CEOs who value workers as trivial.
Over the past three decades, corporations virtually eliminated secure pensions, forced workers into risky, self-pay plans and handed hundreds of millions in tax-free retirement benefits to the top dogs. Pensions aren't dead; they're just exclusive now.
Last night, New Hampshire shook up the presidential race and roiled what were already less-than-calm waters, in both the Democratic Party and the GOP. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton looks a lot weaker than she did a few weeks ago.
Unless five justices on the Supreme Court are ready to stand up and argue the U.S. Chamber should have to give free lunch to any Fortune 500 "free rider" that wants it, they should dismiss the Friedrichs case for what it is: nonsense. Case closed.