Secrecy Shrouds ‘Super PAC’ Funds in Latest Filings

Secrecy Shrouds ‘Super PAC’ Funds in Latest Filings Newly disclosed details of the millions of dollars flowing into political groups highlight not just the scale of donations from corporation and unions but also the secrecy surrounding “super PACs.” http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/02/us/politics/super-pac-filings-show-power-and-secrecy.html?nl=us&emc=politicsemailema2 Graphic: Who’s Financing the Super PACs http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/01/31/us/politics/super-pac-donors.html?ref=politics&nl=us&emc=politicsemailema2 Interactive Graphic: Compare the …

Winds of change for social justice and democracy 1 May 2011

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 091/280411 “Winds of change for social justice and democracy 1 May 2011” “Brussels, 1 May 2001 – common statement of the ITUC and its Global Unions partners”. Brussels, 29 April 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Today as trade unionists around the world celebrate the role of …

Decline in U.S. Mutual Funds’ Support of Climate-Related Shareholder Resolutions in 2010, New Report Finds

Support Split Among Leaders and Laggards, with TIAA-CREF, Wells Fargo Leading on Voting Support and Vanguard, State Street Failing to Support Any Climate-Related Resolutions April 8, 2011 BOSTON – U.S. mutual funds’ proxy voting patterns for climate-related shareholder resolutions are not keeping pace with the escalating risks associated with climate …