Background on Corporations

More labor issues, plus farming issues, are covered on the Jobs page.

Foreign trade and import regulations are covered on the Free Trade page.
Corporate welfare issues are covered on the Government Reform page.
Earned-income Tax Credits are covered on the Tax Reform page.

    Click here for reference citations on Corporations:
  • Congressional Budget Office, "An Analysis of Corporate Inversions," September 18, 2017
  • Columbia Law School, "Are Corporate Inversions Good for Shareholders?," by Brent Glover and Oliver Levine, May 25, 2016
  • Americans for Tax Fairness, "Fact Sheet: Corporate Tax Inversions," 2014
  •, "2020 Capital Gains Tax Rates--and How to Calculate Your Bill," by Tina Orem, September 25, 2020
  • Business Insider, "A capital-gains tax hike would only temporarily slow the stock market's rally, Goldman Sachs says," by Ben Winck, Oct. 26, 2020
  • Fayetteville Observer, "Tax reform group: Biden wants highest capital gains tax since Jimmy Carter," by John Kartch, August 7, 2020
  • Facebook, "Four Ideas to Regulate the Internet," by CEO Mark Zuckerberg, March 30, 2019
  • Wired, "What Would Facebook Regulation Look Like? Start With the FCC," by Philip M. Napoli, Oct 24, 2019
  • Forbes Magazine, "Facebook: Breakup and Regulate," by Milton Ezrati, May 14, 2019
  • NPR, "When Did Companies Become People? Excavating The Legal Evolution," by Nina Totenberg, July 28, 2014
  • Claremont Journal of Law and Public Policy, "The Birth of Corporate Personhood, Part II: Citizens United and Hobby Lobby," by Bryce Watchell, April 22, 2018
  • Columbia Business School, "Executive Compensation: How does pay influence decisions and governance?", by Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.
  • Economic Policy Institute, "Reining in CEO compensation and curbing the rise of inequality," by Dean Baker, Josh Bivens, and Jessica Schieder, June 4, 2019
Other candidates on Corporations: Background on other issues:
2020 Presidential Democratic Primary Candidates:
V.P.Joe Biden (D-DE)
Mayor Mike Bloomberg (I-NYC)
Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN)
Sen.Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Secy.Julian Castro (D-TX)
Rep.John Delaney (D-MD)
Rep.Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)
Sen.Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Gov.Deval Patrick (D-MA)
Sen.Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
CEO Tom Steyer (D-CA)
Sen.Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

2020 GOP and Independent Candidates:
CEO Don Blankenship (C-WV)
Gov.Larry Hogan (R-MD)
Gov.John Kasich (R-OH)
V.P.Mike Pence (R-IN)
Gov.Mark Sanford (R-SC)
CEO Howard Schultz (I-WA)
Pres.Donald Trump (R-NY)
Gov.Jesse Ventura (I-MN)
V.C.Arvin Vohra (L-MD)
Rep.Joe Walsh (R-IL)
Gov.Bill Weld (L-MA)

2020 Withdrawn Democratic Candidates:
State Rep.Stacey Abrams (D-GA)
Sen.Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Sen.Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Gov.John Hickenlooper (D-CO)
Gov.Jay Inslee (D-WA)
Mayor Wayne Messam (D-FL)
Rep.Seth Moulton (D-MA)
Rep.Beto O`Rourke (D-TX)
Adm.Joe Sestak (D-PA)
Rep.Eric Swalwell (D-CA)
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