Category: Corporations

Bella DeVaan: It’s Time to Do Away With Dark Money

While federal lawmakers fail to pass dark money donor disclosure, voters in Arizona have an opportunity to reveal who’s exerting outsize influence in their elections

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Jessica Corbett: ‘People Power Has Won The Day’: Manchin Dirty Deal Defeated

The win was the result of “hundreds of national and grassroots organizations, along with concerned Americans from coast to coast, working together for the health and safety of frontline communities and a livable future for the planet”

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Dean Baker: Tariffs and Government Granted Patent Monopolies Lead to Corruption

We are on a track to spend over $530 billion on prescription drugs this year, more than $4,000 per family

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Sonali Kolhatkar: Fossil fuel profits driving climate devastation

As Pakistan drowns and as Puerto Rico is cast into darkness, it’s past time for a climate tax on fossil fuel companies

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Mia DiFelice: The Sneaky Ways Big Oil Pushes Its Interests

Big Oil lied to us for decades about climate change. And they’ve hid behind scientists, academics and even “grassroots” groups to do it

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Elisha Brown: The money behind Kentucky’s anti-abortion ballot measure fight

The Kentucky measure asks whether the state constitution should be amended to make it clear that there are no constitutional rights to an abortion

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Robert Reich: The Truth Behind “Self-Made” Billionaires

In reality, the origins of many billionaires aren’t so humble. They’re more “riches-to-even-more-riches” stories, rooted in upper-middle class upbringings

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Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso: ‘We Could Be Living in the Future We All Dream About’

Interview on Janine Jackson: Powerlands, an award-winning documentary film about resource extraction and its impacts on Indigenous communities around the world

Terri Gerstein: Railroad Companies Almost Inflicted an Economic Disaster on the U.S.

All because they chose profits over humane working policies

Associated Press: California Accuses Amazon of Stifling Competition in New Major Lawsuit

The case mirrors a District of Columbia complaint alleging the company pushes sellers to maintain higher prices on other sites

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