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The Canadian Progressive: Canadian Labour Congress says corporations hoarding cash, paying fat compensation to CEOs

CLC report: Corporate Tax Freedom Day is January 30 – Big businesses hoard cash from tax giveaways, not investing in jobs by Canadian Labour Congress | Jan. 29, 2013 OTTAWA – A research study by the Canadian Labour Congress shows that CEOs in Canada could be dancing in their suites to celebrate Corporate Tax Freedom . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Canadian Labour Congress says corporations hoarding cash, paying fat compensation to CEOs

Alberta Diary: E. coli crisis illuminates need for full corporate accountability for private food-processing companies

Transparency: It’s not just about windshields any more. Below: In real life, Canadian Food Inspection Agency meat inspectors at the XL Foods packing plant in Brooks may not appear exactly as illustrated.

As the E. coli crisis at XL Foods in southeastern Alberta clearly illustrates, food safety is too important a topic to . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: E. coli crisis illuminates need for full corporate accountability for private food-processing companies

DeSmogBlog: Institute for Energy Research Launches “Save Oil Tax Breaks” Offensive

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In late March, Senate Republicans torpedoed an effort by Democrats to repeal the $4 billion a year that is flowing to the oil companies in the form of subsidies. The Obama Administration had proposed ending the subsidies so that this unnecessary money for the oil industry could instead be directed towards . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Institute for Energy Research Launches “Save Oil Tax Breaks” Offensive

DeSmogBlog: Big Oil Rakes In Billions, Still Complains Taxes Are Too High

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The President rolled out his FY2013 budget recently, which includes eliminating $40 billion in tax breaks from Big Oil companies, such as BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, and Shell. Meanwhile, the American Petroleum Institute's response would have you believe that cutting the subsidies would be the equivalent of moving back into their . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Big Oil Rakes In Billions, Still Complains Taxes Are Too High