Tag Archives: Corporate Profits

Jack A. Smith :
A left solution to climate change

Climate deniers in Congress, exasperating as they are, constitute the farcical sideshow of a much bigger economic and political three-ring circus known as U.S.A. Inc. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | June 8, 2014 Climate change is … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
A left solution to climate change

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Jonah Raskin : Occupy Austin: This is Just the Beginning

Occupy Austin, Friday, Oct. 6, 2011. Photo from Occupy Austin.Occupy Austin:This is just the beginning By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / October 10, 2011 See photo gallery below. [West Coast writer, activist, and Rag Blog contributor Jonah Raskin … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Occupy Austin: This is Just the Beginning

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David Van Os : The Divine Right of Greed

Political cartoon by Deng Coy Miel, Singapore.(On being mad as hell…)The divine right of greed By David Van Os / The Rag Blog / April 20, 2011 Most of the income of the super-rich is in capital gains such as … finish reading David Van Os : The Divine Right of Greed

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Jordan Flaherty : Corporate Profiteering One Year After Haiti Earthquake

The Haitian national flag stands at half mast at the National Palace during the one-year anniversary of the 2010 quake in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 12, 2011. Photo by Allison Shelley / Reuters.One year after Haiti earthquake:Corporations profit while people suffer … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Corporate Profiteering One Year After Haiti Earthquake

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Ted McLaughlin : The Big Lie About Tax Breaks for the Rich

Pinnochio image from Eurohero.Corporate profits at record high:The myth that the rich need more help By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / November 24, 2010 There is a huge lie being spread by right-wing Republicans. They are trying to … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The Big Lie About Tax Breaks for the Rich

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Harry Targ on Capitalism : How Profits Trump Safety

Image from Skeptic Cat.Collateral Damage, Dept:Of capitalism, profits, and destruction By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / July 10, 2010 I have been thinking a whole lot about the virtual destruction of the Gulf of Mexico, the rich animal … finish reading Harry Targ on Capitalism : How Profits Trump Safety

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Health Care : High Drama at Blair House

Health care debate: it even hurts to listen. Image from A Blog of My Own.High drama at Blair House:The Republican response and the ‘independent voter’ By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / March 3, 2010 With considerable … finish reading Health Care : High Drama at Blair House

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Health Care Blues : Citizens Suffer While Insurance Profits Soar

Photo from Public Option Health Care Now.Health care blues:Insurance profits soar, Congress fiddles,Teabaggers rail against ‘socialist’ Obama By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / February 21, 2010 As I write, we await the President’s open discussion about … finish reading Health Care Blues : Citizens Suffer While Insurance Profits Soar

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Report : Skyrocketing Profits for Big Insurance Companies

Photo by Tanya J. Harding from stock.xchng.Report: Big insurance companies out of control The top five insurers made $12 billion in profits last year, while dropping coverage for 2.7 million people. By Chris Frates / February 12, 2010 With health … finish reading Report : Skyrocketing Profits for Big Insurance Companies

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Former Insurance Exec Says Industry Behind Town Hall Disruptions

Wendell Potter on Rachel Maddow Show Whistleblower: Insurance firms ‘very much’ behind town hall disruptions The health insurance companies ‘are very much behind the town hall disruptions that you see and a lot of the deception that’s going on in … finish reading Former Insurance Exec Says Industry Behind Town Hall Disruptions

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John Thain, Ex of Merrill Lynch : Flush Here

Former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain. Not Clark Kent. Photo by Albert Watson / Fortune. If you enjoy an item which carries a punch line — esp. one which is unexpected–then this item deserves your reading. Clarification: a blogger started … finish reading John Thain, Ex of Merrill Lynch : Flush Here

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Exxon Mobil’s Exxcellent Adventure : Biggest Profit in U.S. History

‘The latest quarter’s net income equaled $1,865.69 per second, nearly $400 a second more than the prior mark.’By Aaron Smith / October 30, 2008 NEW YORK — Exxon Mobil Corp. set a quarterly profit record for a U.S. company Thursday, … finish reading Exxon Mobil’s Exxcellent Adventure : Biggest Profit in U.S. History

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