Category: Corporations

Paul Krugman: Amazon’s Monopsony Is Not O.K.

What matters is whether it has too much power, and is abusing that power. Well, it does, and it is

Leigh Phillips: The Political Economy of Ebola

Ebola is a problem that is not being solved because there is almost no money to be made in solving it. It’s an unprofitable disease

Sarah Lazare: ‘Eroding Legitimacy’ of Fossil Fuels Industry

Divestment Movement Gains Ground

Cory Fischer-hoffman: Planting the People’s Seed Law in Venezuela

It is clear that the movement is growing strength and numbers, as food sovereignty becomes defined through a participatory process from the grassroots up

Carlos Salazar: The Assassination of Detroit

We must create a city that, given the choice between a massive for-profit urban farm and housing for families who have lost their homes, chooses the families

Pete Dolack: A Bigger Pie Doesn’t Mean You Are Getting A Slice

Industrialists and financiers fight over which gets the bigger piece of the pie, but they agree they deserve the whole pie

Jill Treanor: Richest 1% of people own nearly half of global wealth

Credit Suisse study shows inequality accelerating, with NGOs saying it shows economic recovery ‘skewed towards wealthy’

Jean Batou: Ebola : A Virus in the Heart of Darkness

The tragic ongoing epidemic shows how the unbridled pursuit of private profit is incompatible with public health, especially that of the poor masses of the oppressed countries

Laura Gottesdiener: A Trip to Kuwait (on the Prairie)

Life Inside the Boom

Noam Chomsky: Corporate business models are hurting American universities

interview on the Walmartization of higher education

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