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Latest Member Blog Articles on Big Businesses
Super-Centers Are Leaving Part-Time Workers To Fend For Themselves
Oct 08 2014
Walmart, our nation's largest retailer, is cutting some 30,000 part-time employee's health care benefits, due to the rising costs for the company.
Corporations Are Paying Historically Low Tax Rates
Aug 28 2014
The corporate tax rate is a heavily debated topic in this country. And many on the far right and those on the side of big business sight that upwards of a 35% corporate tax rate is far too high a premium to pay in taxes, just to do business in the United States.
Net Neutrality and the FCC's Newly Proposed Internet 'Fast Lane'
May 16 2014
There is a lot of discussion (and confusion) over Internet Neutrality, or 'net neutrality' as it was coined back in 2003 by Columbia media law professor Tim Wu.
Raise The Minimum Wage to 1968 Standards, It's Only Fair
Apr 21 2014
In the last two State of the Union addresses by President Barack Obama, the raising of the minimum wage has been brought up. Obama urged the nation to vote on and be in support of proposed legislation that would raise the minimum wage from the national level that it is now at $7.25/hour to a more reasonable sum of $9.00/hr in his 2013 address, and $10.00/hour in his 2014 address.
Who are America's Real Welfare Queens?
Apr 06 2014
What if I said the welfare queen in Texas or the single mother baby making factory in Chicago aren't real people? Would you be surprised to find out these are mythical people created by Ronald Reagan and the conservative right as they began their decades long war in their never ending drive to paint poor Americans as the real problem? The conservative movement has done a phenomenal
The Life and Times of the President Who Forever Changed America
Feb 13 2014
Hyperbole is so often used when we discuss the impact that this President or that President had on America, but that just isn't the case for the 26th President of the United States. Theodore Roosevelt was catapulted into the Executive Office after the assassination of William McKinley in September of 1901.
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Donald Trump has been a really bad businessman over a span of 48 years, contrary to his self-promoted and populist image of a successful businessman.
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Businesses Awaken To The Opportunities Of Action On Climate Change
Tue Dec 01, 2015
The business community is well represented at the United Nations climate summit under way in Paris — and they will be m...
Collapse of Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger shows limits of lobbying
Fri Apr 24, 2015
Telecom giants Comcast and Time Warner Cable spent more than $32 million influencing Washington over the past year, in...
Corporations now spend more lobbying Congress than taxpayers spend funding...
Mon Apr 20, 2015
Well, this isn't good: Corporations now spend about $2.6 billion a year on reported lobbying expenditures – more tha...
How Corporate America Invented Christian America
Thu Apr 16, 2015
In December 1940, as America was emerging from the Great Depression, more than 5,000 industrialists from across the nat...
Wal-Mart, under pressure, boosts minimum U.S. wage to $9 an hour
Thu Feb 19, 2015
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) said it would raise entry-level wages to $9 an hour, a 24 percent increase from the U.S. mi...
The Echo Chamber
Mon Dec 08, 2014
On a March morning in 2011, lawyer Ted Boutrous approached the lectern at the U.S. Supreme Court. Boutrous represented...
It Is Time for a Retail Workers’ Bill of Rights
Mon Dec 01, 2014
Now that the Thanksgiving holiday is done, the discussion about forcing people to work on holidays should be ramping up...
Walmart's Black Friday protests, explained
Fri Nov 28, 2014
On Friday, workers are planning to protest at Walmarts nationwide. If that sounds familiar, it's because the same thing...
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Private lives and business leadership
Thu Oct 30, 2014
Tim Cook, chief executive of Apple, has revealed his sexual orientation publicly for the...
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
Elizabeth Warren gave a compelling middle class centric speech at Netroots Nation 2014. S...
Sen. Al Franken on Comcasts grip on Congress
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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