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Opinion | C.E.O.s Should Fear a Recession. It Could Mean Revolution. - The New York Times
If I sound cynical, it’s only because I’m not a complete idiot. In the Trump era, America’s C.E.O.s have become masterful at talking out of both sides of their mouths. They’ll rush to issue virtue-signaling denunciations of the latest outrage from President Trump in order to please their woke, restless customer bases, while on the down low, they’ll champion his tax cuts and regulatory dismantling. And when the president gets too rowdy, they’ll tell him to knock it off over a friendly dinner.

It’s all a game to the moguls in charge. Their greatest fear is that we’ll stop playing.
corporations  economy  capitalism  business  revolution  parecon  activism  future  markets 
7 hours ago by msszczep
Proposition 13 treats all California property taxes the same. Voters could change that in 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Schools would receive most of the new tax revenue, estimated at least $7 billion a year under the earlier version of the ballot measure. That money would be in addition to the funds K-12 schools and community colleges currently receive, estimated at $103.4 billion in the state budget enacted last month. Local governments also would receive a share of the new property tax revenue.

The focus on schools isn’t accidental . Baldassare noted that public support for the idea of loosening the property tax limits on businesses increases in polls by as much as 10 percentage points if voters are told the money will go to education.
Prop13  reform  corporations  taxes 
5 days ago by Quercki
Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian
A relatively small number of fossil fuel producers and their investors could hold the key to tackling climate change
politics  climate_change  corporations  pollution 
29 days ago by Rard

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