Corporate elites who rake in dirty profits use board seats at prestigious cultural institutions to burnish their reputations. Now they’re being called out by a growing movement.
In 2013 the Washington Post published a pro-war column by Hadley without reporting his Raytheon board seat. Seven years later nothing has changed.
The Citizens Budget Commission advocated embracing natural gas and expanding nuclear subsidies among other pro-corporate recommendations
Trian Partners and its billionaire CEO Nelson Peltz dominate the board of Wendy’s. They have the power to get the fast food megachain to join the Fair Food Program, which protects the rights of farmworkers.
ExxonMobil’s lawyers, who scored a victory for the fossil fuel company today on a climate lawsuit, are big donors to Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg & other corporate Democrats.
A well-funded network, with the billionaire Walton family at its center, is driving the school privatization agenda that striking teachers in Little Rock, Arkansas are up against.
As residents of southwest Pennsylvania face a wave of cancer cases that many believe could be related to environmental impacts produced by the region’s extensive fracking operations, numerous local elected officials have close ties to – and are personally invested in – the fracking industry, raising concerns over whether these conflicts could hamper their ability to adequately protect residents in their districts.
Tax break for mixed-use development has been abused to force property owners and renters to pay taxes for luxury lofts
Striking teachers are demanding better conditions for their whole community instead of billionaire handouts.
La carga del nuevo plan de ajuste de Puerto Rico recaerá sobre los retirados, mientras los bonistas de Wall Street ganarán cientos de millones.
Retirees will bear the brunt of Puerto Rico’s new debt adjustment plan with new pension cuts, while Wall Street bondholders will rake in hundreds of millions.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam just appointed a top Dominion PR director as his new communications chief – continuing the revolving door between the powerful utility and state governments.
Billionaire oilman Tim Dunn is financing the far-right Empower Texans – and worker pension funds and university endowments across the U.S. are unwittingly investing in his fossil fuel business operations.