Category: Globalization

Branko Marcetic: Biggest Corporations Stealing From Their Own Workers

An eye-opening new report has documented billions of dollars of corporate theft from workers. The government is turning a blind eye

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Dean Baker: Trump’s Trade Wars

An Opportunity to Refashion the Intellectual Property Regime?

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George Monbiot: Trump was right. The rest of the G7 were wrong

When this devious, hollow, self-interested man offers a better approximation of the people’s champion than any other leader, you know democracy is in trouble

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Juan Cole: G7 Views Trump’s US as Rogue State

France Threatens a “G6” Memo

Winnie Wong: It’s Time to Crack Down on Vulture Capitalists

The Toys “R” Us bankruptcy—along with massive job losses stemming from predatory Wall Street deals at Sears, Kmart, Sports Authority, Radio Shack, and Claire’s—should be a wake-up call

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Dean Baker: Protecting Pfizer and Microsoft

We can do better than extending a relic of the feudal guild system

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Dean Baker: Donald Trump’s Big Pharma First Agenda

The pharmaceutical industry will fight like crazy to block any efforts to modernize the system of financing drug research

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Martha Rosenberg: Pharma Paid and Trump Delivered

Trump blamed foreign countries for high drug prices in the US and reversed his campaign pledge to use Medicare’s buying power to negotiate lower drug prices. Pharma stock prices rose; the shilling paid off

Andrew Smith: Profiting from war

BAE Systerms weapons have been involved in countless atrocities – and we saw board members doing backflips to avoid accountability

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Robert Reich: Trump’s Drug Pricing Scam

Trump doesn’t want to take on Big Pharma. As has been typical for him, rather than confronting the moneyed interests in America he chooses mainly to blame foreigners

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