Until we get rid of the need to raise private funds for public office, this will be the reality.
American corporations only loyalty is to money. They have no problem selling us out or undermining us on the global level if it means they make a larger profit.
At a time when democracies and their basic values are increasingly under attack, the iconic American company has sometimes served clients in ways that directly counter American interests.
But I thought the economy was doing “GREAT”?
Trillion dollar tax cuts for the rich, more wasteful spending for the military profiteers, yet government employees get nothing because of “serious economic conditions”…
The pay increases, including a 2.1% across-the-board raise, would have taken effect in January.
This is the mentality that is killing us all
“I think it is a moral requirement to make money when you can,” Mulye told the Financial Times, “to sell the product for the highest price.”
A Nostrum Pharmaceuticals executive defended his company’s recent 400% nitrofurantoin price increase, telling the Financial Times that it had a “moral requirement to sell the product at the highest price.” The head of the FDA blasted the executive on Twitter.
Yet another reason why Americans desperately need a #MedicareForAll single payer healthcare solution.
The insurance companies are now mining data on policy holders as a way to price Americans out of healthcare. We must end this system of profit over people.
Without any public scrutiny, insurers and data brokers are predicting your health costs based on data about things like race, marital status, how much TV you watch, whether you pay your bills on time or even buy plus-size clothing.
5 % pay raises and better benefits. This is the power of striking ✊🏻🇺🇸 #unionyes
“You have a story here, a modern-day story, of labor solidarity on an issue that is irrefutable,” she said. “That for teachers to stay in our profession, for bus drivers and support staff to stay and do this work, we need a livable wage, and we need the conditions in schools that we can help kids thrive.”
West Virginia lawmakers said Tuesday morning that a deal has been reached to deliver a 5% pay raise for all state employees, including striking teachers, according to the state committee meeting on the matter.
Congratulations to the teachers of West Virginia. Behold the power of the labor strike!
The crowd frequently broke into chants, including ‘In November we will remember,’ ’55 strong,’ ‘do your job’ and ‘we are united.’