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Does a Corporation Have a Soul?

Rev. Chris Glaser | Posted 07.21.2014 | Religion
Rev. Chris Glaser

The U.S. Supreme Court has launched an entitlement program for corporations. They are now considered individuals, and individuals with faith. Makes me wonder, if corporations go bankrupt, will they dream?

Climate Change This Week: Undersea Deforestation, Churches Divest, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 20 2014 How unusu...

Climate Change This Week: Super Typhoon, Solar Keeps Spreading, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.14.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

Hobby Lobby: No Veil, No Precedent, No Multiple Payers?

Harold Lloyd | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., the Supreme Court's conservative majority recently concluded that for-profit corporations are "persons" under ...

What Type of Tech Job Applicants Offer the Best Performance

Jason Grill | Posted 07.14.2014 | Technology
Jason Grill

As the tech job sector continues to grow in the United States there is a constant competition going on between employers to get the best talent available. However, there is a true disconnect between many businesses looking to hire talent and what the high tech worker really wants from a job.

Corporations as Sovereign

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 07.10.2014 | Religion
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

"Persons" who are not subject to the same laws as the rest of us, who are able to force their employees to follow the same religious restriction they hold, who can control elections without accountability or transparency, and who can act with impunity sound awfully like the monarchs of old.

Supreme Court: Winners and Losers

Frank Askin | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Frank Askin

There can be little doubt that this was a very good year for corporations, employers and fat cats. Meanwhile, racial minority groups were again reminded that the civil rights movement is a thing of the past.

If California's Poor Just Formed a Corporation, They'd Be $420 Million Richer

John Hrabe | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
John Hrabe

There's finally a state budget surplus, and it's reserved for an out-of-state corporation, not the 9 million people living in poverty. Under total Democratic control, California has just approved $420 million in corporate tax breaks for defense contractor Lockheed Martin.

Climate Change This Week: Patriots Win the Fracking War, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 5, 2014 H...

Fantasy Or Forecast? A Progressive Agenda For The Supreme Court

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.04.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Progressives can surely add to this list of issues that a Supreme Court with a liberal majority should address. Unfortunately, presidential candidates won't directly address these issues or the views of candidates they would appoint to the Supreme Court when vacancies arise

Life: Just a Game of Monopoly Taken Way Too Seriously

Danielle Posa | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Danielle Posa

We, humans, are the source for creating something new. We are the source for creating new systems, organizations, governments and a world that actually works for all people. And a world that can be so much more thrilling, unpredictable and abundant. We can make it all up... again.

Supreme Court Rules Corporations Can Have Their Hearts Broken and Get Tummy Aches

Spencer Green | Posted 07.02.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"Corporations are just like people, and they have to deal with an assortment of melancholy, rejection, boo-boos, and owees," wrote Justice Samuel Alito in the majority opinion. "See them, feel them, touch them, heal them."

Corporate Heartbreak

Jonathan Richards | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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Unintended Consequences? Board of Directors Subject to Being Jailed for Corporate Criminal Actions?

Martin Lobel | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business
Martin Lobel

While a corporation itself cannot be put in jail, if a corporation is similar to a person, as the Supreme Court has ruled, those who control its actions should be subject to being jailed if it violates the law.

Will the Supreme Court Give Corporations the Right to Impose Religious Beliefs on Employees?

Elizabeth B. Wydra | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics
Elizabeth B. Wydra

On this final day of the term, the Supreme Court will be handing down a decision with potentially broad implications not only for the rights of women and workers, but also for corporate personhood and religious liberty.

Climate Change This Week: Packing Record Heat, Fracking Leaks and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

The Missed Technology of People Networks

Gil Laroya | Posted 06.27.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

In today's career-minded individual, social networks are a big part of culture. Social networks are the bridge between human interaction and technical...

Corporate Boards Fail Again!

Ed Lawler | Posted 06.26.2014 | Business
Ed Lawler

Once again the results are in and once again they show that executive compensation in the U.S. has escalated dramatically. It has gone up more than corporate earnings, inflation, the stock market, and the pay of almost everyone in the country, not to mention the world.

Can Business Leaders Activate These Dormant Capacities?

Douglas LaBier | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Douglas LaBier

In a business environment where surveys find 70% of employees saying they hate their work; and in which the demographics of leaders and employees are rapidly changing, it's no surprise to hear -- as a senior executive asked me, recently -- "How can I prepare for what I can't prepare for?"

Here Are The Biggest Companies By Revenue In Each State

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business

What's the biggest corporation that calls your state home? A new map created by the telecommunications company Broadview Networks allows us to visu...

Scott Walker and the Club for Growth: Coordinating Corruption

Howard Schweber | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Howard Schweber

The case against Scott Walker's and his aides turns on the idea of unlawful cooperation. In Wisconsin as in a number of other states, it is illegal for campaigns to coordinate political activities with outside funding groups. That takes a little explaining.

Climate Change This Week: the US Green Job Plan, India Boils, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

Senate Kingpins to Vote on Climate Changing Pipeline: Tell Them No -- Now!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

What Earth-changing events are happening this week? The US Senate Committee is going to vote on the climate changing Keystone XL pipeline, and NASA j...

'Corporate Religion' Threatens Everyone

Ron Fein | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
Ron Fein

What religion does ExxonMobil observe? How about Cargill, or Ford? If the question seems absurd, that's because it is -- corporations don't have religions. But try telling that to Conestoga Wood Specialties.

Climate Change This Week: Really Hot Summers, New Global Warming Gases and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.14.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.