The co-op apartment building I live in has recently been bullied by Verizon trying to lock our shareholders into a deal with FIOS. So I have become rather sensitive towards what a really lousy company Verizon is. And comparing Verizon to other telecom companies, according to Green America's Responsible Shopper site, Verizon is among the worst telecom companies in America (T-mobile and Sprint are the best) though because of laws that help companies get semi-monopolies, there isn't always much choice in a given area.
Which led me to take notice of this little Mother's Day campaign focusing on Verizon's rather poor treatment of working women:
You can read a detailed report (PDF) of Verizon's anti-middle class policies here. But let me highlight one particular anti-American practice of Verizon's: they actually take more tax money than they pay: read more »