Corporatism articles

Trump is so going to approve the Amazon deal

Trump is so going to approve the Amazon deal

The lines between corporate America and the federal government are seriously blurring. But sadly this what people voted for this past November.  Take this for example: According to The Intercept, Delrahim has spent the last decade working in the private sector on merger deals and is considered to be very corporate friendly in such matters.

Chipotle has an E. Coli Outbreak?

Since factory farming took its hold on the agricultural system of the United States it’s not suprising to see these kind of outbreaks become more frequent over the decades. Hearing of E. Coli outbreaks affecting everything from meat products to even vegetables have become the norm. Yet no one is willing to take on the

1 percenter Scarsdale man swindles 4.6 million

Walking around in your neighborhood wearing a hoodie and being a person of color can get you killed. Live in Scarsdale, NY and steal $4.6 million dollars from investors and no one bats an eyelash really. Salvatore Carpanzano, 55, purportedly deceived investors by saying he represented two companies to gain money from a group of

Airbnb seeking to hire community organizers?

I’m pretty skeptical about this. Why? Because it’s a corporation seeking to hire organizers to spread the gospel about their business model. We are looking for excellent Community Organizer candidates to help organize, train, and mobilize supporters of home sharing in Los Angeles. Organizers will be responsible for recruiting and organizing supporters and helping them

WTF Starbucks

Starbucks does a lot that one can be critical about. Historically they’ve been anti-union. Starbucks is also a coffee chain that has probably put a lot of independent coffee shops out of business over the years. Last but not least, they pay their employees low wages and force them to work erratic schedules. With that

Verizon and AT&T using super cookies to track people

It’s a shame to see that Verizon and AT&T have learned nothing from the days when they were linked to giving up information to the NSA under the Bush administration. This is what these two corporations are doing to their customers: The tracking codes—called Unique Identifier Headers, or X-UIDH—are installed on every unencrypted web page

Gilead wants people with hep-c to die

This is why I hate Big Pharma– The launch—the biggest ever of a new drug—put Gilead on track to reap morethan $10 billion in 2014 sales, virtually guaranteeing it will quickly recoup its investment. Meanwhile, Gilead avoided hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. taxes by transferring its patent for Sovaldi to its Irish subsidiary.