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 some of the billionaires hoarding wealth while endangering workers and seeking to profit off the crisis. Some may be from your own state.
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is bringing its demand that Wendy’s join the Fair Food Program to the fastfood chain’s biggest shareholders.
The Wall Street vulture funds that made huge profits off of COFINA formed a coalition that backs Puerto Rico’s new debt restructuring plan. These are the coalition’s members and allies.
Los fondos buitre de Wall Street que obtuvieron ganancias inmensas con COFINA formaron una coalición que respalda el nuevo plan de ajuste de Puerto Rico. Estos son los miembros y los aliados de dicha coalición.
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.
El nuevo acuerdo de la Junta es una victoria para Wall Street. Recompensa a los fondos buitre y utiliza dinero que pudiera ser invertido en la recuperación del país mientras preserva los recortes a las pensiones.
Puerto Rico’s new debt agreement is a win for Wall Street. It rewards vulture funds and steers money away that could instead go towards recovery, all while pensions stand to take huge cuts.
The University of Michigan and Michigan State have tens of millions invested in the private equity fund that finances the business operations of Tim Dunn, the billionaire oilman who is bankrolling the Texas extreme right.
The group’s top donor has a history of backing Republicans.
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.