corporations

Know Thy Enemy

The effort to develop a “foundational progressive infrastructure at the community level” is well underway, and President Trump’s conservative – populist coalition should take notice that there is a new enemy on the battlefield.

Politicians Befriend Big Business, Undermine Free Markets

Eric Cantor's defeat is a useful reminder that even the political class is ultimately accountable to the people, but only by sharing that message widely do we have any chance of rolling back the rampant political privilege and cronyism which dominates Washington today.

The Big Lie Behind The U.S. Chamber’s Immigration Push

If there's a tech-worker shortage why did Microsoft just announce that it will eliminate up to 18,000 jobs over the next year? About 12,500 professional and factory jobs will be cut starting with 1,351 jobs in the Seattle area, yet current law will allow about 1 million legal immigrants and 700,000 guest workers to enter the country each year.

Can Anti-Corporatist Populism Save the GOP’s Electoral Fortunes?

Brandon Finnigan, The Federalist

A Republican Party that taps sentiment against government-business collusion can get its groove back.

Close the Export-Import Bank, Fount of Corporate Welfare

The ExIm Bank is corporate welfare at its worst. Boeing alone typically accounts for more than 40 percent of the Bank’s credit activities.  Corporate behemoths General Electric, Lockheed Martin, Dow Chemical, Bechtel, John Deere, and Caterpillar regularly join Boeing at the federal trough.