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03/31/2021 - Corporations, Vocal About Racial Justice, Go Quiet On Voting Rights

Corporations, Vocal About Racial Justice, Go Quiet On Voting Rights

 The New York Times

“They are complicit in their silence,” one activist said, as bills that would disproportionately affect Black citizens across the country stir public debate.


How To Raise Corporate Taxes Without A Blowback

– Bloomberg

According to Bloomberg Opinion columnist Noah Smith, “If Biden wants to reclaim some of the revenue lost to Trump’s tax cuts, he should focus on companies’ cash flow, not profit.”


‘Lighting A Fuse’: Amazon Vote May Spark More Union Pushes

– Associated Press

What happens inside a warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., could have major implications not just for the country’s second-largest employer but the labor movement at large.


Levi Strauss CEO: Failing To Mandate Paid Leave Is Inexcusable

 CNN

In a recent op-ed, Levi Strauss & Co.’s president and CEO Chip Bergh argues that companies do not have to wait for Congress to act on paid leave and “Business leaders can implement strong paid leave policies of their own in addition to using their platforms to advocate for a comprehensive national policy.”