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Deedra Abboud on Corporations

 

 


Corporations great on taking, not giving back

Private enterprise is a beneficiary of public investments. Through our investments, the government pays for the infrastructure on which private industry and everything else is built. Roads, bridges, public education, national banks, the patent office, the judicial system, interstate commerce, and more are financed by taxpayers. Yet the majority of corporations do not pay any taxes at all, much less 'their fair share,' and are often still beneficiaries of corporate tax breaks and bailouts.
Source: 2018 Arizona Senate campaign website Deedra2018.com , Dec 12, 2017

Keep banks out of stock market; no more gambling

During the last banking crisis, Arizona experienced the worst housing crisis in our history. Private enterprise is not designed to self-regulate for the betterment of society; it is designed to make money for its owners. The Banking industry is no different. It is time to re-enact the Glass Steagall Act or something very similar that keeps bankers out of the stock market and other forms of speculation/gambling that causes the taxpayer to have to pay when their bets fail.
Source: 2018 Arizona Senate campaign website Deedra2018.com , Dec 12, 2017

Press business on needs of workers, environment

I have worked for racial and economic justice for more than thirty years and wrote a major book on the South African divestment movement. I know how far we still need to go to bring justice to our economy and our land. Throughout my life I have done that--as the founder or leader of powerful organizations like Ceres, the Global Reporting Initiative, the Investor Network on Climate Risk, and the New Economy Coalition. Working with groups from around the globe, I took on the world's biggest corporations and successfully pressed them to measure and disclose their impacts on workers, human rights, climate change, and the environment. Together we succeeded in driving sustainability straight into the heart of our corporate economy.
Source: 2018 gubernatorial campaign website BobMassie2018.com , Jul 17, 2017

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