US Chamber of Commerce en America’s Unpatriotic Corporations <p>As flags unfurl, fireworks explode, and independence celebrated this week, patriotism seems absent from many corporate boardrooms, and an effort to encourage America-first business with roots in west-central Illinois lies dormant since being introduced eight years ago.</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:48:25 +0000 Bill Knight 55886 at America’s Unpatriotic Corporations US Chamber Does Not Represent Small Businesses <p></p><p>The best route from a slow recovery to a stable economy is one where employers and workers are partners in a cooperative venture to prosper, and instead of standing in the way of employees who seek the middle class by organizing unions, the nation’s biggest umbrella organization for business, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, should encourage workers to have a stake in their companies.</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 17:58:05 +0000 Bill Knight 25086 at US Chamber Does Not Represent Small Businesses A Call For A More Fair Tax Code <p>The tax code has eroded over the years so it&rsquo;s no longer progressive &ndash; in the sense that more affluent citizens and profitable businesses pay more (what they have left is still a fortune). Now, tax law is filled with loopholes, exemptions and allowances that let some successful corporations pay less to the treasury than they pay their own CEOs.<br /> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 20:09:04 +0000 Bill Knight 13383 at A Call For A More Fair Tax Code