The fix was in to let Wall Street off the hook once and for all... until last week when the attorney general of New York refused to go along.
The fast-growing protest group believes that instead of asking citizens to sacrifice, government should demand that corporations pay their taxes.
On April 30, US Uncut protesters came to New York CIty to hold classes in lobbies of one of the biggest corporate tax dodgers in the US: Bank of America.
Obama has asked for an end to massive tax subsidies to oil and gas companies, and even Republican House Speaker John Boehner thought it was a good idea—for a second, that is.
Dr. Margaret Flowers says that we need to protest corporations like Bank of America that refuse to pay their fair share of taxes if we want to build a real culture of resistance in this country.
The Koch brothers sent out packets advising their employees for whom to vote, giving a sample of the damage that the Citizens United Supreme Court decision is already unleashing on our democracy.
After the Citizens United Supreme Court decision, corporations like Koch Industries are pushing their own political agenda in the workplace.
Big government is big precisely because it is so active in so many costly ways in serving the interests of our biggest corporations.
The delusion of a classless society in which opportunity is equally distributed is the most effective deception perpetrated by our moneyed elite.
During his time at GE, Jeffrey Immelt led the company into a subprime mortgage hole so deep that it needed billions in government cash to get back out. That was before Obama made him a trusted adviser.