Tag Archives: corporate America

Corporate America and the Environment: Keystone XL, Congress, Enbridge, and Fracking

Stories on corporate attacks on the environment and those who defend it. therealnews.com  February 2015                           The Story Behind Keystone XL Pipeline Amendments Food & Water Watch’s Sam Schabacker and journalist Steve Horn discuss the interests behind the amendments and how another Enbridge […]

John Steppling: Hollywood, the Police and the Poor

Urban spaces are racialized. In spite of the gentrification processes displacing the racialized poor and working classes, it has become very difficult to negate the continued disenfranchisement, incarceration, and killing of black and brown bodies. By John Steppling  Truthout | Film Review December 21, 2014  (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) In fact, gentrification processes likely exacerbated the economic […]

Chris Hedges: The Post-Constitutional Era

Corporations, no matter which politicians are in office, loot the Treasury, escape taxation, push down wages, break unions, dismantle civil society, gut regulation and legal oversight, control information, prosecute endless war and dismantle public institutions and programs that include schools, welfare and Social Security.  By Chris Hedges  May 4, 2014  truthdig.com Activist Lauren DiGioia is arrested […]

Truthout> How Big Business Has Triumphed in State Legislatures on Civil Liberties, Higher Education and Energy

How Big Business Has Triumphed in State Legislatures on Civil Liberties, Higher Education and Energy Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00By Steve Horn and Sarah Blaskey, Truthout | Report (Photo: Judge and gavel via Shutterstock) This report is part 3 of a four-part exclusive series, The Other ALECs Exposed. Assaults on civil liberties, public higher education and the ecosystem have been […]

Michael Payne> The Dark Side of America Emerges From the Shadows, Rears its Ugly Head

The Dark Side of America Emerges From the Shadows, Rears its Ugly Head  By michael payne (about the author)    April 25, 2012     opednews.com Dark by codenamezapper.deviantart.com There is an unsettling element of our society that’s always been present. However, it’s one that’s kept its true nature and intentions partially hidden under the guise of seeming […]