Tag Archives: unions

The Capitalists Are Afraid, by Chris Hedges

Personal ethics are irrelevant. Capitalists are about acquisition and exploitation.

Chris Hedges | Faces of Pain, Faces of Hope

The message of the consumer society, pumped out over flat screen televisions, computers and smartphones, to those trapped at the bottom of society is loud and unrelenting: You are a failure. Popular culture celebrates those who wallow in power, wealth and self-obsession and perpetuates the lie that if you work hard and are clever you too […]

Frightened by Donald Trump? You don’t know the half of it by George Monbiot

Don’t imagine that other parts of the world are immune. Corporate-funded thinktanks and fake grassroots groups are now everywhere.

Margaret Flowers: Release of TPP Full Text Shows Victory for Corporate Rights

Margaret Flowers challenges President Obama’s claim that the trade deal will promote a strong middle-class Transcript from The Real News Network JAISAL NOOR, PRODUCER, TRNN: The long-awaited text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, has finally been released to the public. The controversial and until now highly secretive trade pact would reduce trade barriers and […]

Democracy Now> Corporate Exodus Continues From ALEC as Secretive Right-Wing Group’s Policies Come to Light

Published on Jul 11, 2012 by democracynow DemocracyNow.org – Five more corporations have severed ties with the secretive right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council, known as ALEC. The group has come under increasing scrutiny in recent months as the public has become aware of its role in advancing the “Stand Your Ground” gun law initially cited to protect Trayvon […]

Occupy Movement’s Other Accomplishment> Spurring Cooperation Among Progressives

Occupy Movement’s Other Accomplishment>  Spurring Cooperation Among Progressives In Occupy Wall Street and beyond, grassroots progressives are now getting into the game of working together. TruthOut.org / By Amy Dean  November 4, 2011  |  via AlterNet Photo Credit: Lauren Kelley Something huge is happening in this country. It’s been a long time since we’ve seen this […]