Tag Archives: corporate greed

How People Power Defeats Corporate Power

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The Corporate Power Henry Wallace Warned Us About

If you haven’t yet, after viewing the video, read the Lewis Powell Memo (the Powell Manifesto) here  

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The Republican Plan To Take Down Your Government

This is an excellent must read article by Matt Sinovic, Director of ProgressIowa, originally published in the Des Moines Register. When did we stop trusting in our government? The government isn’t some distant, unknown group. It’s “us, you and I” … Continue reading

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How Local Communities Are Dismantling Corporate Rule

Is a Truly Sustainable Society Achievable As Long As Corporate Rights Outstrip the Rights of People? Community Rights Presentation Paul Cienfuegos National Community Rights Educator Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 7 PM Iowa City Public Library, Room A You will learn: … Continue reading

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McChesney, Nichols: Billionaires Do Not Care About Us

Try not to get too depressed by the bummer title of Robert McChesney and John Nichols’ new book, People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy. They say we just have to do two things:  (1) … Continue reading

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Failures Of Unrestrained Capitalism Fueling Sanders Campaign

Farron Cousins makes the case that Bernie’s popularity with young people is because they’ve seen the worst of unrestrained American capitalism.  

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Fast Food Workers Going On Strike

Jobs With Justice Today, underpaid fast food clerks, care providers, adjuncts, retail associates and thousands of women and men across the country are bravely going on strike once again. Along with their supporters, they’re raising their voices to demand $15 … Continue reading

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Free Public Workshop On Corporate vs. Community Rights

We the People Are More Powerful Than We Dare Believe: A Community Rights Workshop with Paul Cienfuegos 100Grannies For A Livable Future and local coalition Environmental Advocates present a FREE and public introductory workshop with National Community Rights Educator Paul … Continue reading

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RFK, Jr. Calls Koch Brothers “Deadly Parasites” On Democracy

Ever wonder why you rarely see Robert Kennedy, Jr. on the TV?  Possibly because he is the most knowledgeable and articulate spokesman for the environment there is, and he is unafraid to tell the truth about corporate greed. Prepare to … Continue reading

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Upcoming Bernie Sanders Events

Find an event near you and RSVP at go.berniesanders.com Friday, June 12 at 7:00 p.m. Town Meeting with Senator Bernie Sanders Drake University, Sheslow Auditorium 2507 University Avenue Des Moines Saturday, June 13 at 3:00 p.m. Town Meeting with Senator … Continue reading

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