|Taking a Closer Look at the Stories Ignored by the Corporate Media|
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Archive for the Month of April, 2006.
Viewing Corporatism NEWS articles 1 through 17 of 17.
- by Total Compensation
- Sucking Communities Dry
- The companies that provide Americans with their homeowners and auto insurance made a record $44.8-billion profit last year even after accounting for the claims of policyholders wiped out by Hurricane Katrina and the other big storms of 2005...Top executives described the profit — an 18.7% increase over the previous year — as a fluke
- Top 25 Largest CEO Pensions
- Healthy people are being turned into patients by drug firms which publicise mental and sexual problems and promote little-known conditions only then to reveal the medicines they say will treat them.
- ...while they're playing good guys on TV and in their philanthropy, ExxonMobil and other energy companies are playing quite a different role behind the scenes in Washington, where they've deployed an army of lobbyists and geysers of campaign cash to ensure that the federal government does nothing whatsoever about the problem.
- Soaring gas prices are squeezing most Americans at the pump, but at least one man isn't complaining.
- Payouts as immense as Lee Raymond’s reveal that the many corruptions of corporate governance have hardly changed since Enron collapsed into bankruptcy.
- Consolidation among health insurers is creating near-monopolies in virtually all reaches of the United States, according to a study released Monday.
- Monsanto Terminator Technology -- Worldwide Famine & Starvation
- Perhaps Target’s oddest singularity is the fact that it boasts one of the nation’s top forensics labs at its company headquarters. A product of its efforts to stop shoplifting and property destruction at its stores, its mastery of surveillance and investigative technology and strategy is now eagerly subscribed to by law enforcement agencies nationwide, including the FBI.
- 2005 was a good year for bad corporations.
- The Crass Vigilance of The Soft Drink Molochs and Their Slow Throttling of the American Public For Loaves and Fishes
- Here's another one to remember when someone tells you that our "private" health care system works...
- Big Oil has been robbing us blind for over a century.
- Chevron Corp.'s first-quarter profit soared 49 percent to $4 billion, joining the procession of U.S. oil companies to report colossal earnings as lawmakers consider ways to pacify motorists agitated about rising gas prices.
- ...it's no surprise there's been a concerted—and so far, unsuccessful—effort to downplay the scope, scale, and size of Big Oil's profits. Here's how they've done it...
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