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It's always inspiring to see global corporate giants crush small farmers, stomp on nature, circumvent our laws by hook or crook, and deceive and gouge consumers.
Welcome once again to the... [read more]
Tenacity can be a virtue. But the persistent push by giant food conglomerates to deceive us consumers has turned their tenacity into raw mendacity.
Brand-name food peddlers are spending hundreds of... [read more]
Perhaps you think that corporations use their campaign donations to buy politicians who then deliver public policies the corporate donors want. And perhaps you think this is corrupt, anti-democratic, and… well, stinky.
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As an old popular song asks, what do you get if you "work your fingers right down to the bone?" Boney fingers.
As housekeepers in the sprawling Marriott chain of hotels... [read more]
Some people have a recurring nightmare of rising to give a speech, but realizing they know nothing about the topic – then realizing they're naked.
It turns out that corporations also... [read more]
In Texas, not all goobers are produced by peanut farmers. A bumper crop of some of our nuttiest goobers come out of far-right-wing political soil.
Check out this blue-ribbon specimen: Todd... [read more]
Question: Is making higher education available to every American more important to our national interest than letting Wall Street profiteers make a few more billions-of-dollars each year?
Answer: Of course.... [read more]
We know from the childhood song that Old McDonald had a farm – but e-i-e-i-o – look who's got his farm now!
It's groups like American Farmland, Farmland Partners, and BlackRock. These... [read more]
What's the matter with the post office?
The US Postal Service, I mean – the corporate hierarchy that runs this enormously popular public institution. Yes, I know that USPS has lost... [read more]
Just when you thought the plutocratic profiteers running America's exploitative, low-wage economy couldn't get any more clueless, self-serving, pious, and mingy – along comes Lady Maria of Marriott, magnanimously saying: "Let them eat tips."
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