corporate profits

Bill Knight – November 28
11:00 am
Wed November 27, 2013

The Prophets of Profits

Bill Knight

This week we give thanks for what we have, even while recognizing the work ahead to achieve and accept other graces. As we celebrate Thanksgiving, counting our blessings, we may also take comfort in the action of a man whose business is blessings. And CEOs of U.S. corporations may also take notice.

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Bill Knight – November 21
1:14 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Taxpayers Subsidizing Fast Food Profits

Bill Knight

Two months after a national strike against restaurants by workers demanding a raise, there’s a lot still left out of coverage of the disagreement.

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Bill Knight - September 13
11:35 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Voodoo Economics in the 21st Century

Bill Knight

Big banks, corporations and Wall Street are making record profits, but workers, small businesses and Main Street are suffering. Will voters blame President Obama or the real culprits?

After decades of deregulating and tax-cutting for the wealthiest corporations and the rich (so these ‘job creators” will help the economy, supposedly), results show that the theory of “trickle-down” economics – which claimed that benefits gained by the affluent eventually will drip down to the rest of us – has failed.

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Bill Knight - March 29
11:48 am
Wed March 28, 2012

The Cure for Corporate Stupidity

Bill Knight

The mere title of Larry Bloom’s decent trade paperback – The Cure for Corporate Stupidity: Avoid the Mind-Bugs that Cause Smart People to Make Bad Decisions – might attract anti-corporate types tempted to accumulate more ammunition to bolster existing attitudes against the powerful business structure. But its contents would most benefit business managers who want to prevail and do good work while avoiding mine fields. Or, “mind” fields, with a “D.”

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