Microsoft CEO Brad Smith offered his employees a candid take this week on why the company gives money to politicians.
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Companies headquartered in U.S. states with higher levels of political corruption pay out more to investors through dividends and stock buybacks
Uber is stepping up to play a role in the November 2020 polls. It is offering discounted rides to voters to get to polling locations.
There is a shortage of poll workers ahead of the November 2020 elections. Facebook has launched a poll worker recruitment push in the News Feed.
Coronavirus makes no distinction of status. As it spreads, the communitarianism we see taking center-stage could be the new late-stage capitalism.
Capitalism, Materialism, and Imperialism are 3 of 9 social sins that prevent world peace and happiness. The world needs voluntary simplicity now.
A coalition of U.S. companies representing more than 2 million workers has come together for a nonpartisan movement called Time to Vote.
Many people still don’t know about the pernicious effects on democracy from this tool, dark money, used by the wealthy to manipulate politics in secret.
Hazel Millard & Joanna Zdanys argue that reform remains the antidote to the ill-effects of big money in politics ever since a 2010 Supreme Court decision.
A new poll by Gallup shows that young Americans are increasingly in favour of socialism as opposed to capitalism. This is taking place as Iowa caucus nears.