Want to learn about how big corporations are taking Latin America to court? IPS Associate Fellow Manuel Pérez Rocha will address extractive corporations suing Latin American countries in International Tribunals at Amazon Watch’s Spring 2012 “Green-Bag Lunch” Series in Washington, DC.
If your corporation wrecks the environment, that’s none of our business.
“We’re Not Broke,” the new documentary about tax-dodging corporations, premiered at Sundance.
January 17, 2012 is the 51st anniversary of the assassination of Patrice Lumumba by the United States and Belgium in cahoots with select Congolese elites. Congolese and friends of the Congo throughout the globe commemorate Lumumba’s assassination each year to bring attention to the Congolese people’s pursuit of freedom and liberation in the heart of Africa. Since the assassination of Lumumba the foreign multi-national corporations of the 1% profit from the plundering of the Congo’s abundant mineral resources and are complicit in the super-exploitation of Congolese labor. They are also the underlying engine of the violent conflict in the country. Join us for a day of demonstration, film screening and teach-in on the current crisis in the Congo and how you can join the global movement in support of self-determination in the heart of Africa.
Big money makes writing about climate change action and gun control a lost cause.
Corporations have achieved total tax loophole parity with America’s individual super rich.
It’s nearly impossible to find a legislative or regulatory issue related to food and agriculture that hasn’t been deeply shaped (if not outright written) by corporate lobbyists.
With a small army of lobbyists, WIN America corporations twist politicians into giving them tax breaks that hurt the rest of us.
Tax holiday proponents have delivered losses to American workers.
When thinks tanks from the left and the right agree on something, Congress should pay attention.
He chooses to ignore that even as corporate profits soar and the rich get richer, unemployment remains high and millions of Americans are tumbling from the middle class into poverty.
Pay my fair share of taxes? What is this, socialism?
The chamber helps the “built-to-loot” companies.
Left-leaning Institute for Policy Studies and right-leaning Heritage Foundation release the same report findings on the same day: Corporations that claimed tax holidays in 2004 pocketed the cash and downsized workers.
Some of America’s most flush corporations are demanding a tax holiday on their profits sitting offshore. But the last holiday produced a nasty hangover.