Skip to main content

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Corporate gatekeepers and big tech monopolists are making it more difficult than ever for independent media to survive. Please chip in today.

Our Outrageous CEO-Worker Pay Gap: Unfair and Unwise

CEOs elsewhere in the world are making nowhere near what U.S. CEOs are making.

Sam Pizzigati ·

Most Price Increases From Inflation Have Gone to Corporate Profits

The inflation panic is causing some Democrats to pivot from social spending to deficit reduction. That's exactly the wrong approach.

Max B. Saw­icky ·

Sanders Says 'No Corporation That Breaks the Law Should Get a Federal Contract'

"No government," said the Vermont senator, "should be handing out corporate welfare to union busters."

Jake Johnson ·

Workers Say NLRB Complaint "Fully Unmasks Starbucks' Facade as a Progressive Company"

"Starbucks will be held accountable for the union-busting minefield they forced workers to walk through," said Starbucks Workers United.

Jake Johnson ·

Amazon Fires Managers at Recently Unionized Warehouse

"If you can't fire your recently unionized warehouse staff for unionizing, then I guess you fire the warehouse managers for failing to stop the unionization instead."

Julia Conley ·

'Cry More': Starbucks Mocked for Complaining About Workers' White House Visit

"A company which has threatened and fired people now demands the president meet with them," responded one Starbucks worker. "Howard Schultz failed in his run for president, and now he thinks he can invite himself over."

Jake Johnson ·

While 1 Million Americans Died From Covid-19, US Billionaire Wealth Shot Up by $1.7 Trillion

While billionaires have seen their wealth surge during the pandemic, millions have lost their lives and livelihoods.

Chuck Collins ·

'The System Is Broken,' Amazon Union Leader Tells Congress. 'That's a Fact'

"The people are the ones who make these companies operate," said Christian Smalls, who led Amazon warehouse workers on Staten Island to vote overwhelmingly in favor of unionizing last month.

Julia Conley ·

Attack on Abortion Rights Is Assault on Women's Economic Security: Experts

"This is class war from the Supreme Court, overturning what has been a fundamental right for over half a century. Roe made it possible for women to join the workforce and help narrow the wage gap."

Kenny Stancil ·

Blame Profit-Hungry Corporations Milking Consumers for Inflation

It turns out that inflation is a boon for monopolies, for it gives them cover to flash their pricing power.

Jim Hightower ·

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Common Dreams Logo