The same fossil fuel companies and financial institutions driving environmental racism are also directing and funding police foundations.
Wendy’s has downplayed its ties to Donald Trump, but the fast food chain’s top owner & chairman, Nelson Peltz, is a major Trump donor, fundraiser & friend.
The same corporations that rake in billions in tax subsidies are also bankrolling police foundations across the US.
Major corporations bankroll and support police foundations across the U.S., helping them to buy tech and weaponry and to normalize police presence in our everyday lives.
Through its AmazonSmile program, Amazon is donating to police foundations – which purchase surveillance technology and weaponry for police departments – across the U.S.
A Sackler family investment firm is the top beneficial shareholder of a publicly-traded oil rig corporation that has faced criticism for taking a $10 million small business bailout loan.
While millions suffer from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic disaster, America’s billionaires are retreating to their luxurious enclaves and super yachts as their wealth soars.
These are the ways the fossil fuel industry might get bailed out – and what it means for climate organizers.
From Walmart to Whole Foods, corporate billionaires have denied paid sick leave to millions of workers for years. Maybe the coronavirus pandemic will change this.
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is bringing its demand that Wendy’s join the Fair Food Program to the fastfood chain’s biggest shareholders.
Joseph Hooley, board director of Liberty Mutual & former CEO of State Street, has joined the ExxonMobil board. This comes as climate organizers intensify their focus on the finance-fossil fuel nexus.
Nelson Peltz, the hedge fund billionaire who owns Wendy’s, recently hosted Trump’s most expensive reelection fundraiser to date at his $136.4 million estate. Meanwhile, Wendy continues to turn its back on farmworker demands to join the Fair Food Program.