Yeah we know, Apple was the first company valued at a trillion. They have suicide nets on the buildings where their parts are manufactured because employees try to kill themselves so often…..
“A worker cooperative is a company that is owned by the employees. Thus, employees receive salaries for their labor and a dividend at the end of the year from the company’s profits. As employees, we all see how much our employers charge their customers. I used to bill $475 per hour to my employer’s client, but I was only getting paid $35 an hour. Seeing this makes everyone question why they’re making so little.”
Apple has 98,000 employees and earned $39.5 billion after tax over the past year. If Apple was a worker cooperative, then each employee would’ve received a $403,000 dividend on top of their salaries. Even the lowest paid worker would’ve earned at least $403,000 in Apple as worker cooperative. Th…
Break Them Up!
“we’ve handed over so much of our lives to a few Silicon Valley executives that we’ve started talking about the downsides of these firms. As the Four have become increasingly dominant, a murmur of concern—and even resentment—has begun to make itself heard. After years of hype, we’ve finally begun to consider the suggestion that the government, or someone, ought to put the brakes on.”
Four companies dominate our daily lives unlike any other in human history. The only logical conclusion? We must bust up big tech.
If Apple, and other highly profitable companies, don’t want to pay US taxes, then why should our tax money protect them in court?
It’s time to strip patent protections from companies who don’t pay taxes and retiree to build products here! #TheNextDeal
Apple to the EU: The $14.5 billion back-tax ruling “will have a profound and harmful effect on investment and job creation in Europe.”