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GE Takes Big Stand Against Gun Industry

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business

By Ernest Scheyder April 24 (Reuters) - General Electric Co discovered it was financing a small number of firearm purchases in the wak...

It's Good to Be the Multinational Corporations

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Go offshore, young man, and avoid paying taxes. Plunder at will in those foreign lands, and if you get in trouble, Uncle Sam will come rushing to your assistance, diplomatically, financially and militarily, even if you have managed to avoid paying for those government services.

Report: GE Keeps Billions Overseas To Avoid Taxes

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business

The company with the most profits parked overseas is General Electric, according to a new Bloomberg analysis of 83 corporations. GE said in a Feb. ...

GOP ­Coddles the Rich, Cuts the Rest

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

There will be no end to tax loopholes for the rich, House Speaker John Boehner has asserted. The Republican ruling: The vast middle class, the elderly and the poor must suffer.

How Large Companies Can Innovate

Peter Diamandis | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Peter Diamandis

I am going to show you how one GE exec (at GE HealthCare Hungary) figured out how to instill a sense of creative freedom among the employees that led to a real burst in innovation.

GE To Settle Claims It Misled Government Agency

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, Jan 23 (Reuters) - General Electric Co has agreed to settle a federal agency's lawsuit accusing it of misleading Freddie Mac into buying $...

Corporate Giants Should Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

Corporations want to be treated as individuals when it comes to political contributions but not when it comes to paying their taxes. I think we should change that. It's the most logical and reasonable solution to balancing the budget and reducing the deficit.

Ex-GE Bankers Sent To Prison For Screwing Cities

Reuters | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

* Defendants sentenced to three- and four-year prison terms * Three were charged as part of US probe of muni market * Ap...

Californians Want to Know What Is in Their Food. We'll Tell Them

Jayson Lusk | Posted 12.11.2012 | San Francisco
Jayson Lusk

It seems many people confuse the "right to know" with the "right to buy." Many people want to avoid foods made with GE, and fortunately there are ways for them currently to do so.

Jack Welch Has Some Experience With Dubious Numbers

Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

A little-remembered episode in General Electric history illustrates just how dangerous it is for former CEO Jack Welch to accuse the government of manipulating unemployment numbers.

Romney to Half of Us: Not My Job to Worry About You

Sandy Goodman | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

The donors were, of course, the same kind of folks that a tuxedoed George W. Bush described at a fancy dinner a dozen years ago as: "The haves and the have-mores," adding congenially: "Some people call you the elite. I call you my base."

Your Guide To Food Seasonality (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 09.05.2012 | Food

It's common knowledge that the cornerstone of delicious food is fresh ingredients. But as seasons change, our favorite fruits and veggies tend to beco...

1.3 Million GE Dishwashers Recalled For Fire Hazard

AP | Posted 10.09.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON -- More than a million GE dishwashers are being recalled due to fire hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday the volu...

Obama Jilted In 'Virtually Unheard Of' Switch

Bloomberg | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

Goldman Sachs Group (GS) employees have changed to red from blue. Four years ago, employees of New York-based Goldman gave three-fourths of their c...

This Guy Is Getting Paid Millions To Not Work

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.02.2012 | Business

John Krenicki is about to get more than a million dollars a year for doing nothing. Krenicki, a vice chairman at General Electric, is stepping down...

These 13 Tips Will Keep Your Food Super Fresh

Posted 08.15.2012 | Food

Let's face it: fresh food makes for the best food. But eating fresh isn't just about shopping local -- it's also about taking care of the food you buy...

Cole Stangler

Obama's Jobs Council Packed With Outsourcers

HuffingtonPost.com | Cole Stangler | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During the past two weeks, President Barack Obama's campaign has blasted Republican challenger Mitt Romney as an “outsourcer,” focus...

Alzheimer's Caregivers Crisis: Women Shoulder Too Many Responsbilities

Carol Evans | Posted 08.14.2012 | Fifty
Carol Evans

We want to be sure that the women who are caregiving for their elders get the attention and support they need-- in their jobs, in their communities and in their circle of friends.

20 Years Later, the Biotech Brigade Marches on...

Heather Pilatic | Posted 08.04.2012 | Green
Heather Pilatic

When government officials are consistently opposed to the idea of regulation (i.e. the implementation of rules of governance) one wonders what they're doing in their posts... other than jockeying for a better-paid exit when they next waltz through the revolving door.

A New Frontier In Energy Efficient Lighting?

Posted 05.10.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Some big 'n’ bright news from the world of energy-efficient lighting today: GE has announced the wo...

Autism and Chemicals, Cancer Report Under Fire and Kudos!

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 07.09.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Congratulations to these amazing visionaries; we are so grateful for their support and thankful as they continue to expand the healthy parenting movement!

Corporate Tax Rate and a Busy Lame Duck Session

Ted Kaufman | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Ted Kaufman

Since Japan lowered its rate last April, our corporate tax rate has been the highest in the world. There is no disagreement in Washington, believe it or not, that a 35% rate is too high. What complicates things is that very few if any corporations actually pay that rate.

Holy Grails! The 20 Best Internships (And The Dollars They Pay)

Posted 05.04.2012 | College

Who says internships are nothing more than unpaid slave labor? A new report from Glassdoor details 20 of their highest rated companies which not on...

What States Can Learn from Michigan's Recovery

Jeff Mason | Posted 06.26.2012 | Detroit
Jeff Mason

When the national economy was hemorrhaging jobs, Michigan faced an especially difficult climate. Through resolve, creative thinking and cooperation between public and private entities, GE's leaders breathed new life into our future.

Protesters Pour Into Detroit For GE Stockholders' Meeting

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2012 | Detroit

* Several hundred assemble outside meeting * Protesters call on GE to "pay your fair share" * "We pay our taxes," says G...