News - Responsible Wealth

Hyatt Hotels Needs A New Slogan

September 9, 2011 — Maz
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How would you feel if job cuts by your employer forced you to assume twice the work load, which lead to upwards of 9 out of 10 workers experiencing work-related pain? If your employer consistently failed to address workplace safety violations, and even fought legislation to protect you and your co-workers? And, what if you and many of your colleagues were fired without just cause, and replaced you with temp workers?

We're Expanding - Share this Job Posting!

September 6, 2011 — Maz
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UFE is hiring! We need a passionate, creative and dynamic organizer to help expand the membership and scope of our Responsible Wealth project (RW). We need one seriously talented and motivated individual to join our team with eyes toward enhancing the existing work of RW and injecting it with bold, new ideas. Application deadline is September 30.

CrossTalk: "Tax 'Em!" feat. Mike Lapham

September 6, 2011 — Maz
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Top Companies Pay More to CEOs than to Uncle Sam

September 4, 2011 — Maz
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Last year, twenty-five CEOs of some of the top corporations in the U.S. stuffed more cash in their pockets than their companies paid in taxes. That sounds ridiculous, right? Well, that's the takeaway of the Institute for Policy Studies' (IPS) Labor Day report, Executive Excess 2011: Massive CEO Rewards for Tax Dodging, and it's no joke.

Top Companies Pay More to CEOs than to Uncle Sam

September 4, 2011 — Maz
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Last year, twenty-five CEOs of some of the top corporations in the U.S. stuffed more cash in their pockets than their companies paid in taxes. That sounds ridiculous, right? Well, that's the takeaway of the Institute for Policy Studies' (IPS) Labor Day report, Executive Excess 2011: Massive CEO Rewards for Tax Dodging, and it's no joke.

What Do Good Corporations Look Like?

August 31, 2011 — Maz
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Corporations are regular targets for attack by the progressive movement, and rightfully so. The biggest among them have, through morally unconscionable business practices and political actions, wrought havoc on the world — all in the name of profit. [...] A movement is brewing to redefine corporate purpose. B Corporations, or Benefit Corporations, seek to "use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems."

What Do Good Corporations Look Like?

August 31, 2011 — Maz
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Corporations are regular targets for attack by the progressive movement, and rightfully so. The biggest among them have, through morally unconscionable business practices and political actions, wrought havoc on the world — all in the name of profit. [...] A movement is brewing to redefine corporate purpose. B Corporations, or Benefit Corporations, seek to "use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems."

UFE's Lee Farris Talks Federal Tax Policy on BNN

August 30, 2011 — Maz

Progressive Groups Unite to Fight Budget Cuts

August 30, 2011 — Maz
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In response to the push for spending cuts to limit growth in the federal deficit, MoveOn.org, United for a Fair Economy, and Rebuild the Dream are trying to build support for a different approach, with new revenue and more stimulus spending to create jobs. Interview on BNN News with the Senior Organizer on Federal Tax Policy from United for a Fair Economy, Lee Farris. 

Progressive Groups Unite to Fight Budget Cuts

August 30, 2011 — Maz
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In response to the push for spending cuts to limit growth in the federal deficit, MoveOn.org, United for a Fair Economy, and Rebuild the Dream are trying to build support for a different approach, with new revenue and more stimulus spending to create jobs. Interview on BNN News with the Senior Organizer on Federal Tax Policy from United for a Fair Economy, Lee Farris. 

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