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Resistance as a patriotic duty

Cenk Uygur Comments on Latest Trump Administration Moves

Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, gives his progressive view on the latest Trump Administration moves. Uygur is smart and funny, as he informs and lends serious insight — he will strengthen your political soul…

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Resistance as a patriotic duty

Resistance Report – Mar. 3, 2017 | Robert Reich

Robert Reich does an excellent job explaining why corporations do not need tax breaks or reduced regulations. In short, American corporate profits have never been higher! This section begins at 9:45 minutes, just where Reich says, “In terms of lies, there’s another big lie that’s being perpetrated by Donald Trump…” Get the facts. Pass them along…

Monsanto, America’s Monster | The Empire Files

An expose of the Monsanto corporation from The Empire Files…”Few corporations in the world are as loathed—and as sinister—as Monsanto. But the threat it poses to people and planet could be reaching new heights, as the World Health Organization has recently upgraded Monsanto’s main product as carcinogenic to humans.”

Corporate stocks and CEO compensation go up

The Milton Friedman Doctrine Is Wrong. Here’s How to Rethink the Corporation. | Evonomics

We all wonder about the overcompensation of Chief Executive Officers. Find out how the explosion of CEO pay happened and why today’s CEOs quickly acquire wealth, virtually risk-free, as shareholders. Unfortunately, for the rest of us, the corporate shareholder model tanks the economy and exacerbates inequality. Here Susan Holmberg and Mark Schmitt advance the much more brilliant corporate stakeholder model…

Robert Reich: This Is the Kind of CEO America Needs More Of | AlterNet

…Hamdi Ulukaya, Chobani CEO, is giving his full-time workers shares of stock worth up to 10 percent of the privately held company’s value… Ulukaya’s announcement raised eyebrows all over corporate America. Many are viewing it as an act of charity. Forbes Magazine calls it one of “the most selfless corporate acts of the year.”….[But] the award isn’t a gift but “a mutual promise to work together with a shared purpose and responsibility.” […]

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