Corporate Accountability

Hyatt Hotels Needs A New Slogan

— 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?

Top Companies Pay More to CEOs than to Uncle Sam

— 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?

— 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."

Where Do Corporate Tax Breaks Go?

— Adam Katz
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Taxpayers provide billions of dollars in subsidies to some of the country's largest corporations. These behemoth companies — often referred to as "job creators" by conservative talking heads — then make billions of dollars in profits and disburse billions of dollars in dividends to shareholders (the owners). But, what do taxpayers get in return? More jobs?

VIDEO: Where Do Corporate Tax Breaks Go?

— Adam Katz
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Taxpayers provide billions of dollars in subsidies to some of the country's largest corporations. These behemoth companies — often referred to as "job creators" by conservative talking heads — then make billions of dollars in profits and disburse billions of dollars in dividends to shareholders (the owners). But, what do taxpayers get in return? More jobs?

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