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Corporate Greed

Do CEO's Have Parents and if So, Where Are They?

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mitchell J. Rabin

As a society, we really need to see "what's what" get over the money addiction and seek to equalize the madness that is now passed off as "normal" and "business-as-usual."

ALEC: The Behind the Scenes Player in the States' Fight Against the Middle Class

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

One of the most influential organization which connects state legislators with corporate money and corporate think tanks to influence pro-corporate, anti-union state legislation is the secretive American Legislative Exchange Council.

America Is Not Broke

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Moore

Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you'll give up your pension, cut your wages, and settle for the life your great-grandparents had, America is not broke. Not by a long shot.

Personal or Branded? That Is the Question

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

People are so busy branding themselves today that they are losing their minds and their lives in the endeavor.

Pay Up, Corporate Tax Dodgers

Chuck Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chuck Collins

Instead of cutting state and federal budgets, the United States should crack down on the corporate tax dodgers thumbing their noses at us.

A Game-Day 'Program' for the NFL Lockout

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Sam Pizzigati

To have any shot at comprehending the unfolding pro football lockout story, we need to first understand the mindset — and the mega millions R...

Our Revolution

Jamie Court | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Court

If there is a nonpartisan street revolt brewing in America today it is against the staggering health insurance premium increases that insurance companies are foisting on Americans.

I'd Miss Eli Manning: So Would NY's Economy

Amy Traub | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Amy Traub

Just as I was anticipating a 2012 repeat of the thrilling 2008 Super Bowl win, I instead face a season bereft of Eli Manning, and a situation that looks eerily similar to the chronicles of corporate greed.

The Global Message of Egypt

John Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Perkins

The youthful energy that spread from Tunisia into and across Egypt should inspire us all to reign in corporatocracy.

Fighting Against Corporate Mentality

Stuart Connelly | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stuart Connelly

I resent the corporate mentality that posits customers must give up certain rights before receiving the benefit of transacting business.

Wall Street Pay 'Vaults to Record Altitude'

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Tasini

Sometimes, I wonder whether we all live in a grand farce. But, actually, it's a real-life story about a robbery of the people that continues every d...

The Big Idea: Creating Shared Value

Michael E. Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael E. Porter

The capitalist system is under siege and a big part of the problem lies with companies themselves.

'How Everybody Exists' Doesn't Have to Be

Wendell Potter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Wendell Potter

The surprising gem in an Inquirer piece was that APCO VP Bill Pierce agreed with me. He acknowledged that interest-funded pressure groups "are all over the place" in Washington. "That's how everybody exists here," Pierce said.

U.S. of America

Laura Mola | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Mola

"Ask not what your country can do for you... ," "if a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich." "United, t...

Billionaires' Coordinated Scheme to Ax Your Pay

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James P. Hoffa

Don't be fooled by the misleading propaganda created by billionaires and corporations for the politicians they've purchased. These proposals have nothing to do with the right to work. They're all about forcing people to work for less.

Introducing an Era of Justice: How to Take Back America and Usher in a New Political Age

Dr. Paul Zeitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Paul Zeitz

What once was an America "by the people and for the people" today is a dysfunctional and ailing America "by corporations and for corporations." Our elected leaders have failed us.

Wage Theft: Thou Shalt Not Steal From Your Workers

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David A. Love

As the wealthy bankers are propped up and subsidized by the government, everyday working people who have little as it is are robbed daily -- by their employers. Now is a better time than most to discuss the crisis of wage theft in the United States.

Creating Jobs

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jonathan Schmock

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Normalizing Inadequacy

Sabrina Stevens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Sabrina Stevens

If we're truly interested in doing what's right for children, then we can no longer afford to ignore the crucial connections between student achievement and broader social policy.

FCC Chairman Won't Stand up to Comcast, Proposes Garbage "Net Neutrality"

Jason Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Rosenbaum

In one swoop, Genachowski is poised to break Obama's promise and give the Internet away to big corporations like Comcast, to block and discriminate and extort as they see fit.

PHOTOS: STREET ART: Mr. Monopoly Gets Political

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Mr Monopoly finds himself in a unique position. Unlike other evil mascots, like the Hamburglar or Count Chocula, we're supposed to actually hate the ...

Working Together to Fight Financial Reporting Fraud

Cindy Fornelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Cindy Fornelli

What compels someone to commit fraud -- to work hard, rise to the top, then undo his or her life's work by committing a crime?

Time to Stop Subsidizing Ethanol

Erich Pica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

The $5 billion VEETC subsidy pads the pockets of Big Oil but does almost nothing to advance its stated purpose of actually promoting ethanol production.

Melissa Bean, Corporate Voice, Instead of Elizabeth Warren? No Way.

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Tasini

War is peace. Lies are truth. And, now, Melissa Bean is like Elizabeth Warren. That is the instant thought I had when reading about the rumors that th...

Building a Values-Based Movement

Sarita Gupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarita Gupta

Last Tuesday, although Democrats maintained control of the Senate, Republicans reclaimed the House of Representatives by a margin not seen since 1948....