Category: Globalization

Jack Rasmus: Gamestop—And the Game That Never Stops

Photo by lev radin/Shutterstock   This past week a video game company in trouble, Gamestop, became the center of media attention. Day traders had driven up the company’s stock price by thousands of percent in just one day. The mainstream media narrative was the “small guy” investor challenged the big boys of finance who had bet Read more…

Sonali Kolhatkar: The Vaccine Hunger Games

How companies are holding humanity hostage for profit

Gabrielle (Gay) Semel: Who Invited Them?

Employers Like Amazon Should Have No Say in How Workers Organize

John Logan: Amazon Is Paying Consultants Nearly $10,000 a Day to Obstruct Union Drive

Expensive and aggressive corporate anti-union campaigns, such as Amazon’s at Bessemer, are, in the words of Marty Levitt, built on deceit and run by bullies

Michael Kwet: Digital colonialism: The evolution of American empire

American “Big Tech” corporations are gaining massive profits through their control over business, labor, social media and entertainment in the Global South

Thomas Klikauer: The Hidden Secrets of Neoliberalism

The truth will out: deregulation, free market and free trade not only hindered developing economies from developing, they also ended decades of unprecedented progress, a time during which the world was virtually free from financial crisis

Don Fitz: From the Murder of Berta Cáceres to Dam Disaster in Uttarakhand

Two stories about the consequences of the insatiable greed of capitalism for more energy

Brian Tokar: 25 Years of GMOs, and Some New Insights from Argentina

This technology has failed to demonstrate any consistent advantages for crop yields or food quality, but has helped drive an unprecedented consolidation of corporate power in the global seed and agrochemical sectors

Chuck Collins: COVID-19 has made the super-rich richer

It’s time for a billionaire wealth tax

Lee Camp: It’s Time for Major Wealth Redistribution

No need to be all apologetic about it, either, since we would just be reclaiming the trillions taken by the billionaires

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