Category Archives: Corporate Greed

Herbicide Linked To Damage Of More Than 150,000 Acres Of Iowa’s Soybean Crop

Austin Frerick calls on EPA to ban the use of Monsanto’s Dicamba until further testing. WINTERSET – Today, Third Congressional District candidate Austin Frerick called on the United States’ Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Agriculture to halt the … Continue reading

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Corporate Tax Cuts And Jobs

It’s a Myth That Corporate Tax Cuts Mean More Jobs By SARAH ANDERSON AUG. 30, 2017   “The arithmetic for us is simple,” AT&T’s chief executive, Randall Stephenson, said on CNBC in May. If Congress were to cut the 35 percent tax on … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa: Apple Deal Ripped In Iowa And Around The Country

RE: RELEASE: Business leader: Apple deal gets an ‘A’ for return on investment Matt Sinovic <matt@progressiowa.org> Thursday, August 31, 2017 3:14 PM How do you know the Apple deal isn’t being received well? Less than an hour ago, the Governor’s … Continue reading

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Employers Used to Believe in the Power of Aggregate Demand, What Happened?

From the Thom Hartmann Show Thursday: Thom discusses the change in America’s business community from being good corporate citizens who saw their employees as assets to today’s atmosphere where corporations exploit whatever they can.  Thom speaks with guest Rick Wartzman … Continue reading

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How People Power Defeats Corporate Power

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How Did Donald Trump Become President? The Truth The Media Dare Not Utter

You must forgive your fellow lefties. In the heat of the campaign and aftermath of the election, hard feelings prevail within our party and it is easy to blame fellow Democrats, progressives, lefties, Greens, for everything that went wrong.  I’ve … Continue reading

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National Call To Action: Kill The Black Snake

Divest from DAPL Mail Blitz 2 This is Part 2 of a national call to action to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL)! It’s free and only takes a minute. Step 1: Share this action with all your friends who … Continue reading

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Iowans And The Potential Dismantling Of Social Security And Medicare

Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got Til it’s gone. They take paradise and put up a parking lot. Joni Mitchell Big Yellow Taxi Hard to believe that anyone over 60 would have voted … Continue reading

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Action Today To Stop Bakken Pipeline

Urgent action alert from Ed Fallon and the Bold Iowa team: THANK YOU to the 18 brave Iowans who were arrested during our Bakken Pipeline Pledge of Resistance action on Saturday — including landowners Cyndy Coppola and Kathy Holdefer. More … Continue reading

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Wednesday Forum Shows Need For Media Reform And Net Neutrality

Wow – what a display of – what? sexism? Republican registration? media bias? doing the dirty work for Comcast? all of the above? by Matt Lauer Wednesday night in the inappropriately named Commander-in-Chief Forum. The night begins with a 17 … Continue reading

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