Common Dreams staff
A man walks past a campaign banner reading in French "Contaminated drinking water, poisoned child, Multinational held responsible" displayed in the streets of Geneva, on November 29, 2020
Despite winning a majority of votes, Swiss election rules—much like the US Electoral College—kills the initiative.
Julia Conley, staff writer
"In 2020 women are still in need to go to the streets and stage 'mass scream'...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Greta Thunberg and other protesters
"We sure have done this for a long time. But we need to make clear that this is...


Annals In Sneaky Ca pitalism: When is a burger "intellectual pro perty?" When you file its brand fee in a low-tax country to avoid paying higher U.S. taxes on it. Welcome to the machinations of Burger King, McDonalds, Subway and others - with special tricks by Starbucks in the U.K. - wherein fast food chains pay tax rates as low as 2% in Switzerland. One more reason to eat local, from Reuters.