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Woz says Apple should pay 50% tax 'the same way I do' - CNET.com

Woz says Apple should pay 50% tax 'the same way I do' - CNET.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Apple's co-founder isn't cool with corporate tax strategies, including those of his former company.
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Johnston residents protest Citizens Bank corporate campus - ABC6.com

Johnston residents protest Citizens Bank corporate campus - ABC6.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Johnston residents are speaking out against the Citizens Bank corporate campus being built there.
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Armour: Greed gets the best of Phil Mickelson - USATODAY.com

Armour: Greed gets the best of Phil Mickelson - USATODAY.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The Securities and Exchange Commission named Phil Mickelson in a federal insider trading lawsuit, alleging in court documents the player made nearly $1 million via information that was not publicly available.
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How Koch Industries is scamming America: Investigation highlights a global web of tax avoidance - Salon.com

How Koch Industries is scamming America: Investigation highlights a global web of tax avoidance - Salon.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
A liberal super PAC has uncovered as many as 610 Koch subsidiaries in 17 known global tax havens
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Fifa president Gianni Infantino accused of personal greed - Daily Mail Online

Fifa president Gianni Infantino accused of personal greed - Daily Mail Online | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
New FIFA president Gianni Infantino is facing damning accusations of personal greed, and killing the corruption-plagued governing body's entire reform process, as one of his key aides dramatically resigned in protest.
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ProJo employees protest corporate greed, shrinking newsroom - RIFuture.com

ProJo employees protest corporate greed, shrinking newsroom - RIFuture.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Providence Journal employees publicly rebuked their out-of-state bosses with a noontime demonstration outside of the once-venerable institution’s now increasingly vacant offices and newsroom on Fountain Street.
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Americans Hurt by Forced Arbitration - Corporate Crime Reporter

Americans Hurt by Forced Arbitration - Corporate Crime Reporter | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Most financial services contracts contain forced arbitration clauses that severely restrict consumer rights and frustrate corporate accountability.
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Bristol Virginia Utilities shows culture of corruption, entitlement and greed - Richmond.com

Bristol Virginia Utilities shows culture of corruption, entitlement and greed - Richmond.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Tucked in Virginia’s far southwestern corner, Bristol Virginia Utilities, aka BVU, had the market cornered on electricity, water, sewer and high-speed Internet, and a breadth of corruption that could stun the most jaded cynic.
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Banks Assert Constitutional Right to Billions in Subsidies - The Intercept

Banks Assert Constitutional Right to Billions in Subsidies - The Intercept | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The big banks effectively assert that a risk-free dividend from the Federal Reserve is bank property.
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Trump and Clinton share Delaware tax 'loophole' address with 285,000 firms - The Guardian

Trump and Clinton share Delaware tax 'loophole' address with 285,000 firms - The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

1209 North Orange Street in Wilmington is a nondescript two-storey building yet is home to Apple, American Airlines, Walmart and presidential candidates

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CityViews: Why I’m Standing with Union Workers Against Verizon’s Greed - CityLimits.org

CityViews: Why I’m Standing with Union Workers Against Verizon’s Greed - CityLimits.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
A member of Make the Road New York explains his decision to join a picket line in solidarity with strike members of the Communications Workers of America.
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Halliburton and Baker Hughes abandon $34.6bn takeover - BBC News

Halliburton and Baker Hughes abandon $34.6bn takeover - BBC News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
US oil services companies Halliburton and Baker Hughes abandon their proposed merger after resistance from regulators in the US and Europe.
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Oil is heading toward another crash - Business Insider

Oil is heading toward another crash - Business Insider | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Without an agreement to freeze output, oil will fall to $20, according to CLSA's Christopher Wood.
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CEOs Paid 335 Times Average Rank-and-File Worker; Outsourcing Results in Even Higher Inequality - AFL-CIO.org

CEOs Paid 335 Times Average Rank-and-File Worker; Outsourcing Results in Even Higher Inequality - AFL-CIO.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
CEO pay for major U.S. companies continues to soar as income inequality and the outsourcing of good-paying American jobs increases.
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The corporate philosophy on pay for CEOs is obscene when one considers the fact that most corporations go out their way to avoid paying hourly workers a living wage.
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Lawyer’s greed holding up $40M charitable donation: suit - NYPost.com

Lawyer’s greed holding up $40M charitable donation: suit - NYPost.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
A lawyer is trying to siphon a $22 million fee from a $40 million gift to elder-care charities made by a late Hollywood talent scout and her husband, the Manhattan philanthropist’s foundation charges in a new lawsuit.
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El Salvador Water Warriors Fight Corporate Greed to Win Rights - Telesurtv.net

El Salvador Water Warriors Fight Corporate Greed to Win Rights - Telesurtv.net | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
El Salvador faces a water scarcity emergency, and yet proposals by water rights defenders have been blocked for years by corporate interests.
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Fear and greed: The newest weapons in the campaign arsenal - ABC.net.au

Fear and greed: The newest weapons in the campaign arsenal - ABC.net.au | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
From negative gearing, to superannuation and immigration policies, those most elemental of human motivators - fear and greed - are alive and well in the election campaign.
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Hedge Funds Serve Very Little Useful Purpose Except to Make a Few People Very Rich - AlterNet.org

Hedge Funds Serve Very Little Useful Purpose Except to Make a Few People Very Rich - AlterNet.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Do hedge funds represent an asset to the larger economy, or a menace? Do they really help make markets more efficient and transparent, or do they just exploit opportunities at the expense of other investors?
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Corporate Greed vs Critical Infrastructure: Greed Won. America Lost. - The Huffington Post

Corporate Greed vs Critical Infrastructure: Greed Won. America Lost. - The Huffington Post | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Unfortunately, Verizon, AT&T and CenturyLink control and have a monopoly over the state-based utility wires. State by state they had an obligation to not only maintain but to upgrade the states’ critical infrastructure. They failed.
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Trump’s false claim that ‘there’s nothing to learn’ from his tax returns - The Washington Post

Trump’s false claim that ‘there’s nothing to learn’ from his tax returns - The Washington Post | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Donald Trump has a history of promising to release his tax returns — and then not doing so.
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In A.C., Sanders says greedy Trump and Icahn hurt casino industry - PhillyVoice.com

In A.C., Sanders says greedy Trump and Icahn hurt casino industry - PhillyVoice.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Appearing at a rally in Jersey Shore resort, the Democratic presidential candidate cited Trump's stance on the minimum wage and his provocative statements about Latinos and Muslims.Icahn is the owner of Atlantic City's Tropicana and Taj Mahal casinos and an early supporter of Trump. Sanders accused him of seeking to destroy the pensions and health benefits of workers.
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Exxon Mobil: Management's Greed Could Undermine Its Future - SeekingAlpha.com

Exxon Mobil: Management's Greed Could Undermine Its Future - SeekingAlpha.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
While the plunge of the earnings of XOM was broadly expected, the worst part was the prodigal allocation of the earnings by the management.
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Think America's terrified of Donald Trump? Check out how the rest of the world's reacting. - Vox.com

Think America's terrified of Donald Trump? Check out how the rest of the world's reacting. - Vox.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

His policy proposals include confiscating Syrian and Iraqi oil in areas controlled by ISIS, cozying up with Vladimir Putin, and imposing 45 percent tariffs on Chinese goods that would almost certainly start a trade war. And his entire case for his foreign policy is often premised on the idea that he's unpredictable.

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Greed, inequality, abortion: The powerful take what they can, leave mothers with nothing - Salon.com

Greed, inequality, abortion: The powerful take what they can, leave mothers with nothing - Salon.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
What do whales, caribou and humans have in common? Abortion as a response to ill health and resource scarcity
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Bevin: Greed, corruption uncovered in former governor's administration - WKYT

Bevin: Greed, corruption uncovered in former governor's administration - WKYT | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Gov. Matt Bevin says his administration uncovered 'greed and often times corruption' in the administration of former Gov. Steve Beshear.
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Wimbledon fans accuse All England Club of greed over doubling of prices for debenture seats - Telegraph.co.uk

Wimbledon fans accuse All England Club of greed over doubling of prices for debenture seats - Telegraph.co.uk | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
For the five years from 2017, the price for debentures for No 1 Court went from £13,700 to £31,000. Centre Court debentures for June to 2020, which were all snapped up in 2014, shot up from £27,500 to £50,000. 
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