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‘Corporate colonization’: small producers boycott UN food summit

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Hundreds of civil society groups, academics and social movements are boycotting the first UN global food summit amid growing anger that the agenda has been hijacked by an opaque web of corporate interests. Called the ...

‘Corporate vultures’: how Americans fearing higher water bills are fighting takeovers

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The Octoraro reservoir is a lake in south-east Pennsylvania where locals fish, kayak and marvel at bald eagles and owls. It’s a picturesque scene but in the neighbourhoods nearby there are placards which carry warning...

‘Corporate’ Senate Democrats imperil the Build Back Better plan, says Tlaib

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“Corporate” Democrats in the Senate imperil Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Act, a leading House progressive warned – but not just Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema, the targets of most leftwing ire. Such Democrats, Rashid...

Australian mining companies have paid little or no corporate income tax in PNG despite huge profits

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Australian mining companies have paid little or no corporate income tax in Papua New Guinea despite earning hundreds of millions of dollars from their PNG operations, benefiting from a complex taxation system that exp...

Biden corporate tax plan could earn EU and UK billions, study shows

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A proposal to be tabled by the US president, Joe Biden, at the upcoming G7 meeting for a 15% global corporate tax rate could reap the EU €50bn (£43bn) a year, and earn the UK nearly €200m extra alone from the British ...

Biden’s plans for a global corporate tax rate could make the world a fairer place

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More than a decade has passed without any progress in bringing the global tax system into the modern age. But less than three months after taking office, President Joe Biden has raised hopes of a breakthrough, with pr...

Bob Marley One Love Experience review – corporate exhibition can’t satisfy the soul

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A frayed sheet of A4 paper bearing the lyrics to Turn Your Lights Down Low, with scribbled corrections; a pair of old football boots still with mud in the cleats; the surface of a battered acoustic guitar, deteriorate...

Bonus reforms ‘biggest shake-up of UK corporate governance in years’

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The government plans to make it easier to clawback bonuses paid to executives of failed companies in what is being billed as the biggest shake-up of Britain’s corporate governance rules in decades, with ministers vowi...

Cop26 corporate sponsors condemn climate summit as ‘mismanaged’

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Companies that stumped up millions of pounds to sponsor the Cop26 climate summit have condemned it as “mismanaged” and “very last minute” in a volley of complaints as next month’s event in Glasgow draws near. The spon...

Corporate Accountability review – collaboration with Argentinian state terror exposed

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Jonathan Perel has made a stealthily powerful one-man documentary about corporate involvement in human rights atrocities during Argentina’s military dictatorship after the 1976 coup. It’s an account of how companies a...

Corporate activism is too often cynical. In Ben & Jerry’s case, it offers hope

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There is possibly only one thing worse for social justice movements than getting no recognition, and that is getting too much. Over the past few years, the subversive energy of popular movements for equality, whether ...

Corporate America buckles down for culture war on Roe v Wade

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After a supreme court decision that overturns Roe v Wade was leaked and signaled the impending end of federal constitutional protection for abortions, a trickle of companies have slowly started to announce policies th...

Corporate sedition is more damaging to America than the Capitol attack

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Capitalism and democracy are compatible only if democracy is in the driver’s seat. That’s why I took some comfort just after the attack on the Capitol when many big corporations solemnly pledged they’d no longer fina...

Corporate studies asserting herbicide safety show many flaws, new analysis finds

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A new analysis of more than 50 previously secret, corporate-backed scientific studies is raising troubling questions about a history of regulatory reliance on such research in assessing the safety of the widely used w...

Corporate tree-planting drive in Scotland ‘risks widening rural inequality’

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A drive by wealthy companies to plant forests in the Scottish Highlands to offset their carbon emissions risks creating even greater inequalities in rural areas, a major report has warned. The analysis says a surge of...

Corporate watchdog considers complaint about Premier Investments not revealing jobkeeper payments

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The corporate watchdog is making inquiries into the failure by Premier Investments, the retailer controlled by billionaire Solomon Lew, to tell the market how much jobkeeper it has received. After intense political pr...

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