Perhaps a good reason to keep production in the country things are sold more often is that when the foriegn workerers you trained decide to be your competion and your country doesn't limit foreign ownership hardly at all. "You probably haven’t heard of Huawei, and if you have, you haven’t heard good things."
The bipartisan duo filed a friend-of-the-court brief Friday in a Montana Supreme Court case that upheld the state’s ban on independent expenditures by corporations. That case, American Tradition Partnership vs. Bullock, is now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, which issued a stay of the decision in February.
In the 31-page brief, McCain (R-Ariz.) and Whitehouse (D-R.I.) defends Montana’s ban and calls on the Supreme Court to review Citizens United’s finding that vast independent expenditures don’t have a corrupting influence in campaigns.
“Evidence from the 2010 and 2012 electoral cycles has demonstrated that so-called independent expenditures create a strong potential for corruption and the perception thereof,” their brief reads. “The news confirms, daily, that existing campaign finance rules purporting to provide for ‘independence’ and ‘disclosure’ in fact provide neither.”
McCain and Whitehouse said in a joint statement that they were “deeply concerned” about the rise of unlimited and undisclosed spending in elections. [MORE]
The Swiss Federal Institute (SFI) in Zurich released a study entitled “The Network of Global Corporate Control” that proves a small consortiums of corporations – mainly banks – run the world. A mere 147 corporations which ...
San Francisco ChronicleGOP brand in trouble across New EnglandSeacoastonline.comHalfway through October, it's possible to see an election season's trends, and in Maine — and New England as a whole — the Republican brand appears to be in trouble.
WBIR-TVMore education is the trend for future jobsStatesman JournalFor the record, this is not a for-or-against argument about a college degree. It is an argument for how to boost your chances of getting hired in the next three to five years.
Authenticity on social media a balancing act for politicians: expertsGlobalNews.ca“The idea of having to put on a mask and be something for public consumption that's different from the person you are when you're at home with your buddies having a...
RealClearPoliticsGOP Turnout Effort Tests Obama Campaign's ProwessRealClearPoliticsRepublicans are narrowing Democrats' organizational advantage in critical swing states, but the latter say they are on track to improve upon President Obama's 2008...
The Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights has issued a report describing the company Mitt Romney invested in and described in the now-famous secret video – Global-Tech – as a "brutal Chinese sweatshop." more »...
Some countries allow only a 49% ownership from a foreign owner and to enter the country they must sell a controlling share to a national person or company. So what do you think about this? "Corp. has reached a deal to buy 70% of U.S. mobile carrier Sprint Nextel Corp. for $20.1 billion in the largest ever foreign acquisition by a Japanese company."
The NationCzechs Punish Premier's Party for Austerity Plan in Region VotesBloombergThe result weakens Necas's center-right government as it prepares for a battle in parliament to push through its austerity agenda.
MassLive.comCampaign issues 2012: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney differ on educationMassLive.comEditor's note: This is the first in a six-part series by The Washington Post taking a look at the major issues in the presidential campaign.
PolicyMicAs Austerity and Riots Ravage Europe the EU Wins the 2012 Nobel Peace PricePolicyMicShaken by the debt crisis in the Euro area, the continent has been plunged into a drastic austerity plan leading to social tensions and nationalism revivals.
New York Times (blog)The IMF and the GOPNew York Times (blog)Econowonks are still buzzing about the new IMF World Economic Outlook, which offered grim warnings about the world economy, and also argued forcefully if discreetly that a big reason for...
My austerity policy would cap maximum incomes at $1 millionNews SentinelSince some are so dedicated to an austerity policy, I suggest we give them one that will actually work for all instead of just for the wealthy.