Millions of dubious foreclosures. Big banks that don’t pay their fair share in taxes. Big corporate dollars buying our elections. Private prisons and predatory payday lenders that target communities of color and rob them of billions of dollars each year. Enough is enough. It’s time for a New Bottom Line.
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Video: Why It’s Time for The New Bottom Line
This comprehensive video illustartes how big banks keep the 99% down and why and how we can fight back. You can use this video as an introduction to a 99% Spring training or as a resource to inspire others to take action and organize. Once you’ve watched the video, be sure to share it on Facebook and Twitter!
Wells Fargo has its hands deep in America’s pockets. Having so far escaped justice for helping crash the economy, Wells Fargo has long taken more than its fair share. The bank is making billions off the 99%, profiting at our communities’ loss, by leading the nation in foreclosures, predatory lending to poor communities, and hoarding billions in unpaid taxes that should have gone to keeping schools open, caring for our elders and putting America back to work.
As the poster child for corporate tax-dodging, GE has made billions off the 99% while cutting jobs, stashing money in offshore tax haven accounts, and employing an army of lobbyists to buy political influence and stay ahead of its tax bill.
Use this toolkit to take action and organize to hold banks and financial institutions accountable for bankrupting our economy, hurting our communities bankrupting our families.
Use this toolkit to take action and organize to make sure corporations pay their fair share.
Read this toolkit to learn about how you can help build the movement to get big money out of politics. Our elected officials should be accountable to the 99%.
As the largest private sector employer in the United States, Walmart has enormous power to set the trends not just for the retail and service industries, but for the economy as a whole. Wages and working conditions set at Walmart have a ripple-effect throughout all jobs: low wages, limited access to health care, and no retirement security.
Verizon Communications has been rebranded VeriGreedy for its treatment of workers and the communities where Verizon operations are located (for avoiding taxes on income and properties). VeriGreedy helped secure its position as the 1% Telecommunications Company by paying outrageous salaries to top executives ($210 million to six people between 2008-2010) while demanding givebacks of $20,000 per worker per year in contract negotiations.