Profits before People


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  • @HermanDRS Idiotic post, Herman. What don't you understand about the human disconnect between 'record profits' and 'fired?' I mean, besides everything.
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  • Why American companies want to move their companies to the taking off countries in the world?
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  • concordo que os lucros estão nas mão dos políticos, pois as leis do nosso país é feita por eles. jamais eles vão fazer algo que vem a lhe prejudicar!
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  • Hi, Richard Laycock.

    I have agreed to you...But, we are living under democracy society;

    American constitution is very protected individual wright,and our society accepts economic competition...

    The advanced education focuses of find out a talent students, even they have to spend much of money in debts...

    The capital markets are selling human to get more profits...

    The politician and administers are making together by lobby how to fix, regulate markets and the result has been obscence increases the costs...Education and healthcare are phony, don't pay attention of virtue to build good family,and community..Most fixing and regulating the rules are belong to the politicians, administers, and lobbyists who negotiate how to get more profits for them.. This is our actual society!!!
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  • Anyone agreeing with this needs to go back and reread, or for most folks now days, check out for the first time, Adam Smith. There's a reason it's called 'the invisible hand'. In a truly open and free market, within a civil society, self-interest of the buyer and seller tend toward greater efficiency and the general welfare.
    The goals here are admirable and the abuses real but whether the purveyors of this dream are idealists or opportunists they necessarily seek government to force virtue upon their citizens. Unless you're ignorant of history you already know how that turns out.
    There is no open capital market in any developed country today, including America. We're working in manipulated markets top to bottom. Healthcare and Education are totally phony, regulated markets and the result has been obscene increases in costs. The rules controlling who can diagnose, prescribe, administer and dispense medical advice, drugs and care were all tightened in the 30's to protect doctors and medical corporate interests. The resulting increased costs are used by the politicians and lobbyists to demand more regulation in their interest to fix it. We're fixing it to Death right now.
    'Higher Education' is even worse. DC has poured a trillion dollars into the market for students to pay for a college education. The easy money has inflated the salaries and costs of education into the stratosphere. Note, no one in either party calls for a stop to this insanity. The result is palatial universities, obscene salaries, preposterous tuitions and a generation of debt-enslaved graduates. The glorious edifices built with the billions of tax dollars doled out to universities and the 3:1 staff to faculty ratios would have been impossible in a free market economy. We ain't got one in the USA.
    The manipulation of who makes products and who makes profits is being gathered up by politicians to sell to the highest bidder. This kind of sympathetic sob-story simply plays into their hand. If you really want to help, lend a hand personally or through your church or favorite charity to someone you know face to face. Keep the politicians out of it.
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Profits before People

  1. 1. Profits before People Profits before People
  2. 2. My firm has record profits, but they are laying me off Source:  h*p://  
  3. 3. They pour money into advertising, even though it doesn’t work…
  4. 4. They brag about terminating the bottom 10% every year.
  5. 5. They paint over problems instead of actually solving them.
  6. 6. They haven’t changed their business model in 50 years.
  7. 7. The executives think they totally rock; the customers think they totally suck.
  8. 8. The company promotes the people who look good, but who seldom do good.
  9. 9. And now they are throwing ME to the sharks!
  10. 10. I wish they would drop the hypocrisy and just admit how they really do business.
  11. 11. They don’t love customers, or employees. They love money.
  12. 12. They talk about relationships, but they act like bullies.
  13. 13. They should band together with other like-minded companies and advertise what they really believe in… Profits before People
  14. 14. Don’t worry, investors. In tough times, we abandon our employees. Dariush  M/Shu*erstock   Profits before People
  15. 15. Suzanne  Tucker/Shu*erstock   We Don’t Let Hungry Kids Get in the Way of Consistent Profits. Profits before People
  16. 16. Profits before People Cluckva/Shu*erstock   We Don’t Waste Money on People Who Used to Be Valuable to Us.
  17. 17. pzAxe/Shu*erstock   Don’t Invest in Sentimental Companies. (We Are Not Sentimental.) Profits before People
  18. 18. Help these companies spread the word. Make your own art and post links in the comments below… Profits before People
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