Tag Archives: corporate greed

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Education and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ The Right’s Answer to Gutting Planned Parenthood? Elementary Schools, Homeless Shelters, Jails Indeed, most people would consider it unusual to pick a corrections facility if they were in the market for a breast exam. But that’s exactly what is suggested by a new website launched last month by some of the nation’s most prominent anti-choice groups. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Animals & the Environment and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Lead Story ♀ So who really won the first debate, Hillary or Bernie? Corporate media says Hillary, but the internet says Bernie. Then there’s the  big guys– are they playing fair? Does it really just depend on aesthetics? Chaffee, Webb  and O’Malley don’t seem to have much of a chance, but at least everyone came off as acting like adults, unlike the Gop debates. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Good Cop/Bad Cop and Racism

Lead Story ♀ The women of New Horizons’ Pluto flyby Women make up 25 percent of the New Horizons flyby team. Science team leader Fran Bagenal said, “This isn’t remarkable – it’s just how it is.” Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Who’s Behind the Planned Parenthood Sting Video? – Read the full article

Wall Street Helped Destroy the Economy of Greece

With all of the hand-wringing today over the results of the Greek referendum, rejecting an even deeper austerity package and bailout, there are plenty of conservatives online working hard to mislead the public. Just as they did during the American financial crisis, they’re shifting the blame away from investment firms and Wall Street and blaming the people – the lazy, irresponsible Greek people. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, LGBTQ and Women In Politics

Lead Story ♀How Republicans hope to turn Islamic State into a problem for Democrats The political endgame for Republicans is a general election where Clinton can be portrayed as someone who initially backed the U.S. mission but did not see it through. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Animals & the Environment and LGBTQ

Lead Story ♀ Wealth Inequality Is Now As Bad As It Was During The 1920s Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Abortion Rights at Risk: The GOP Opens a New Front in the War on Women ♀ Petition: President Obama: #HelmsHurts ♀UNINTENDED PREGNANCIES COST FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS $21 BILLION IN 2010 ♀I had an abortion because of extreme morning sickness. – Read the full article

Will Offshore Blackmailers Win Again?

Congress might be poised to kowtow to corporate offshore blackmailers again, according to Reuters News Service: Democrat Barbara Boxer of California and Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky called for allowing businesses to pay 6.5 percent corporate income tax on foreign profits brought into the country from overseas, instead of the current 35 percent rate, which they largely avoid. – Read the full article

Jamie Dimon: Too Darned Many Regulators!

Jamie Dimon Thinks Banks Have Too Many Regulators to Deal With In a conference call with reporters last week, JPMorgan CEO, Jamie Dimon, complained that there are too many regulators watching the big banks: “In the old days, you dealt with one regulator when you had an issue, maybe two. – Read the full article

Water for some [Mount Sinjar, Iraq] but not for many [Detroit, Michigan]!

Humanitarian drop of water by US Marines Access denied in many Detroit homes Anyone noticed the water irony that transpired in America & Iraq? Last weekend, for humanitarian reasons, the US government dropped food and WATER in the mountains of Iraq to aid the desperate Yazidi Kurds refugees. – Read the full article

Americans Subsidize Walmart Greed

Tiffany’s story, a full-time Customer Service Manager at Walmart. How many conservatives do you think are trying to locate Tiffany’s Walmart so they can have her fired for speaking out in this video? – Read the full article

It’s April 15th, Time For Conservatives to Start Bashing Their Base

It’s tax time folks, the most festive season next to Christmas for Conservatives; a time for them to revel in smearing those less fortunate, while ignoring the obscene tax breaks given to Corporate America, and failed presidential candidates. This year, before Conservatives call out the dogs to perpetuate their “47% of Americans don’t pay taxes” rallying cry, and get the lemmings hatin’ on Grandma, our disabled veterans, and the poor, let’s put some  facts out there. – Read the full article

Finally, a Phone App that Will Hit Vulture Capitalists Where it Hurts

Buycott, a new phone app that can be used both to boycott and support companies, is available for IPhone now and coming soon to Android. [Hat-tip to blogenfreude at Stinque] Simply scan any product’s bar code and it will tell you who makes the product and, most importantly, it will cross-check against boycott campaigns you have joined (or started yourself) and alert you to buy or boycott the product. – Read the full article