Posts Tagged with "Chamber of Commerce"

The Yes Men Get Serious: Hijinx, Revolution and a Man Named Alessio Rastani

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

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The Yes Men Get Serious: Hijinx, Revolution and a Man Named Alessio Rastani

Oh, The Yes Men. Whether it’s appearing on network television as a Fortune 500 industrial polluter, sending out a false press release (or three), or successfully representing Exxon at a major industry conference, The Yes Men are always hard at work, fearlessly “impersonating corporate criminals in order to humiliate them.” Now, with the new Yes [...]

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“Everest Of Dirty Money” Launches Pro-Keystone XL Effort – A Partnership To Pollute America

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

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“Everest Of Dirty Money” Launches Pro-Keystone XL Effort – A Partnership To Pollute America

“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the Everest of dirty money.” — Bill McKibben, Powershift 2011 Have you heard of the Partnership to Fuel America? It sounds innocent enough, but it’s actually a campaign launched by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to promote the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The U.S. Chamber would like you to [...]

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Corporate Tax Dodgers: The Dirtiest Dozen

Thursday, April 14, 2011

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Corporate Tax Dodgers: The Dirtiest Dozen

Co-authored by Matt Leonard Billionaire real estate investor and legendary tax evader Leona Helmsley famously said: “Only the little people pay taxes.” It turns out Helmsley was all too right. Last month’s discovery that GE paid zero in taxes in 2010 has exploded across the news. But GE is not alone. Rainforest Action Network reviewed [...]

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Earth to Chamber of Commerce Members: Change or Leave

Friday, October 16, 2009

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The controversy surrounding the US Chamber of Commerce continues. The labor coalition Change to Win recently issued a report on how the Chamber has been hijacked by right wing ideologues, whose opposition to regulation of greenhouse gas pollution has included calling for the EPA to conduct a ‘Scopes Monkey Trial’ on climate change. In a [...]

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