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A perfect example of both, why you can't trust big news organizations to tell you the truth, and why you should stick to organic food whenever possible. This clip is taken from the film "The Corporation". An excellent piece showing the systematic problems...
New laws took effect in Vermont and Virginia [July 11, 2011], giving ethical business a boost. If Vermont's law had been around 11 years ago, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield might not have had to sell their ice cream company. Back then, Unilever made the...
Information has been leaked about the Trans Pacific Partnership, which is being negotiated in secret by US Trade Representative Ron Kirk. Six hundred corporate  “advisors” are in on the know, but not Congress or the media.  Ron Wyden, chairman of the...
The history of America is the one story every kid knows. It's a story of fierce individualism and heroic personal sacrifice in the service of a dream. A story of early settlers, hungry and cold, carving a home out of the wilderness. Of visionary leaders...
A short film exploring the impact of media consolidation on news content and how this affects youth, both as viewers and media makers. In 1983, 50 corporations controlled the vast majority of all news media in the U.S. At the time, Ben Bagdikian was...
The Corporation is today's dominant institution, creating great wealth but also great harm. This 26 award-winning documentary examines the nature, evolution, impacts and future of the modern business corporation and the increasing role it plays in society...
The story of what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war. Acclaimed director Robert Greenwald takes you inside the lives of soldiers, truck drivers, widows and children who have been changed forever as a result of profiteering in the...
The crisis of corporate influence over American democracy is the latest subject of award-winning Internet filmmaker, Annie Leonard. The movie explores the history of the American corporation and corporate political spending, the appropriate roles of...
A new kind of fascism has taken over America: the merger of corporations and government whereby corporate power dominates. With the emergence of ever-larger multinational corporations -- due to consolidation facilitated by the Federal Reserve's endless...
The courts have been giving corporations the rights of people since way before the Citizens United decision, which allows corporations to spend as much as they want to influence politics. - Brandon Weber
Wall Street is a full fledged counterfeiting operation with brokerages in every community in the nation and around the world trafficking in counterfeit goods (securities and other instruments).  While the counterfeiters in Wall Street and the private...
Tell Congress not to censor the internet NOW! - fightforthefuture.org/?pipa PROTECT-IP is a bill that has been introduced in the Senate and the House and is moving quickly through Congress. It gives the government and corporations the ability to censor...
You have read Valve’s survival manual for new employees. You have read Michael Abrash’s wonderful account of working at Valve. Now read my political economy analysis of Valve’s management model; one in which there are no bosses, no delegation, no commands...
The story of how multi-national corporations like Exxon, Google and Apple make record profits, yet dodge billions of dollars in income tax, and how seven fed-up citizens take their frustration to the streets…and vow to make the corporations pay their...
Please note that the rapid increase in the national debt started in the 1980's, when we began allowing large corporations to contribute less than their share. With income levels for We the People stagnant — actually, after taxes, our income has decreased...
In Life Inc., award-winning writer, documentary filmmaker, and scholar Douglas Rushkoff traces how corporations went from a convenient legal fiction to the dominant fact of contemporary life. Indeed as Rushkoff shows, most Americans have so willingly...
Wireless Generation, a US education technology company, will become a subsidiary of News Corporation for about $360 million in cash as Rupert Murdoch seeks to expand his company into academia. The company provides technology solutions for an audience of...
Activists fight back against corporations trying to influence our democratic elections.
Immigrants are for sale in this country. Sold to private prison corporations who are locking them up for obscene profits!Here are the top 3 things YOU need to know about the Private Prison money scheme:The victims: Private prisons don't care about who they...
 Is greed all that's wrong with capitalism? No. It is not enough to attack capitalists for being greedy, although this is a common tactic. I hope to explain why in this short essay.       Consider a small business family who work longer hours than do...
Spoken word slam on the materialistic and self-destructive nature of modern mainstream rap music, exploited, packaged, and sold by mega media corporations.
A couple years back when I was working toward a philosophy major in college, I wrote a rebuttal on the section of The Anarchist FAQ that covers anarcho-capitalism. I removed the rebuttal from the web because I didn't have the time or inclination to...
The economic collapse of 2008 came at the end of three decades of stagnant wages that resulted in record household debt and made it apparent that the economy does not work for most Americans.  Even during the collapse the rich got richer and the poor got poorer as trillions of dollars were transferred from the Treasury and the Federal Reserve to the economic elite who were most at fault for...
The vicious intimidation campaign against WikiLeaks is wrong, dangerous and undermines the rule of law. Top US politicians have branded WikiLeaks a terrorist organization, and urged corporations to shut it down. Commentators have suggested assassinating its staff. The future of our freedoms and the Internet is at stake. Let's urgently take a stand to ensure governments and companies act...
This is a powerful 10-part compilation that (in important ways) pulls aside the veil of Official myths and Lies about "freedom", "democracy", Human Rights, etc., being the basis of U.S. foreign policy. Frank Dorrel: "I've put together this 2-hour video...
The MONDRAGON Corporation is a corporation and federation of worker cooperatives based in the Basque region of Spain. Founded in the town of Mondragón in 1956, its origin is linked to the activity of a modest technical college and a small workshop producing
Families, organic farmers and many 9/11 first responders call Minisink and Westtown, NY home. 9/11 first responders and their families moved to the area for the clean air and peaceful living. Never did they think that their health and safety would once...
Thanks to the Supreme Court and Citizens United, the same big corporations and billionaires that destroyed our economy and caused millions of us to lose our jobs and homes, are spending obscene amounts to drown out our voices in elections and take over our...
Just exactly how corporations treat people, especially those in the third world. In this feature length documentary, directors German Gutierrez and Carmen Garcia present a searing indictment of the Coca-Cola empire and its alleged kidnapping, torture and...
Breast cancer affects the lives of millions of Americans every day, and the disease has become a hot-button issue for corporations seeking to support a cause. But where does all of the money raised in the name of breast cancer actually go?
Series bringing corruption, greed and hypocrisy to the fore. Politicians, multinationals and tax-shy corporations who have been taking the public for a ride for years are now on the receiving end.
There are forgotten corners of this country where Americans are trapped in endless cycles of poverty, powerlessness, and despair as a direct result of capitalistic greed. Journalist Chris Hedges calls these places \"sacrifice zones,\" and joins Bill this...
A quick look at Robert Greenwald's Brave New Films, their campaigns and successes. Touches on how the new independent media movement being driven by the internet is shaping public discourse and paving the way for a more balanced, democratic media that...
You won't believe the lies and misinformation Fox News is spreading about global warming and climate change. No responsible company claiming to support the environment should be advertising with a corporation that consistently deceives America about the...
The planet is quickly confronting us with limits to the exploitative, dominator system of the past 5000 years. David Korten, author of When Corporations Rule the World, and more recently The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community, implores us to...
George Carlin talks about how corporations and business interests have Americans "by the balls." Carlin says the people that run this country want nothing more than "obedient workers" and now they want our social security money and retirement. "It's a big...
Almost all private Canadian and American television stations are owned by national media conglomerates and, because of increasing cross-ownership, most of the daily newspapers we read are owned by the same corporations that own television and radio...
In the global economy, corporations demand enforceable laws - intellectual property and copyright laws - backed up by sanctions to protect their products. However, when we ask these same companies, "Can't we also protect the rights of the 16-year-old who...
America is in the grip of a societal economic panic. Lawmakers cry “We’re Broke!” as they slash budgets, lay off schoolteachers, police, and firefighters, crumbling our country’s social fabric and leaving many Americans scrambling to survive...
The Honeywell complex in Kansas City owned by the General Service Administration (GSA) and regulated by the NNSA is a toxic waste dump. Instead of holding the corporations liable for the mess they have created the EPA has created a program referred to...
The deadly collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh has sparked calls for better worker treatment. The revelation that Apple manages to avoid almost all taxes has drawn vague calls for tax reform. A more direct path to fairness: let's just have a reasonable international minimum wage. We live in a global economy, as pundits are so fond of proclaiming. The global economy is the delightful...
Go to the average mainstream libertarian venue on any given day, and you’re likely to see elaborate apologetics for corporate globalization, Wal-Mart, offshoring, Nike’s sweatshops, rising CO2 levels, income inequality and wealth concentration, CEO...
An online tool launched by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) on Tuesday provides an in-depth look into the multinational corporations behind the privatization of public services across the U.S..
Abby Martin highlights a number of communities around the world that have risked life and limb to force out corporations who are pillaging their land and resources citing cases like Dole in the Philippines and McDonalds in Bolivia.
The Russell Tribunal on Palestine was a popular citizen-led tribunal which started in 2009 and ended in 2013. During sessions held in London, Barcelona, Cape Town, New York and Brussels, jury members, experts, witnesses and legal experts - among them...
Abby Martin takes an in-depth look at the Nestlé corporation; its business practice of bloating the price of water, while pursuing the privatization of this common resource against the public good. LIKE Breaking the Set @ http://fb.me/BreakingTheSet...
Abby Martin draws attention to five corporations that are profiting from the constant fear mongering that keeps the US at war and has resulted in the slow erosion of Americans' civil liberties. 
Abby Martin talks about the amount of money squandered by the US government in bailing out corporations, propping up foreign militaries and maintaining its 900 bases worldwide, while retorting at the idea of helping distressed local economies in the US.
Abby Martin interviews Kumi Naidoo, International Executive Director of Greenpeace about their lawsuit against the NSA, their fight against giant Canadian logging corporations and the status of the "Arctic 30" protestors. LIKE Breaking the Set @...
BBC economics editor Stephanie Flanders explains how the fictitious "Big Bizz Co" avoids high tax bills. Several multinationals have come under fire for paying little or no corporation tax.
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