Category: Corporations

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George Monbiot: Oil Strike

The oil companies have successfully transferred blame for their actions to us. It is time to fight back

Colin Todhunter: Pesticides in the Dock

Ecological Apocalypse but Business as Usual

Janine Jackson: ‘Trump’s Deregulatory Agenda Has Been Driven by Corporations’

Janine Jackson: “There’s a New Culture Divide Between Trump and Corporate America,” says CNN. “Many Businesses Oppose Trump’s Deregulatory Agenda,” says Vox. “Corporate America vs. Trump: Environment Edition” is a Bloomberg feature. Corporate CEOs, we’re to believe, are just barely tolerating the president who’s shoveling them tax breaks and policy wish lists. In the midst Read more…

Alison Rose Levy: The Incredible Belief That Corporate Ownership Does Not Influence Media Content

Corporate ownership of media interferes with the core societal function of the press: reporting and investigating key issues at the intersection of public need and governance

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Akela Lacy: PhRMA Funding a Think Tank to Derail Medicare for All

PhRMA, which depends heavily on government patents and money for research and development, has teamed up with other health care interest groups to try to crush the movement for a single-payer system

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Dean Baker: Government-Granted Patent Monopolies Are Driving Up Drug Prices

Without monopolies, drugs are cheap to make, and there’s no incentive to lie about their benefits and harms

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Sam Pizzigati: Reflections on the Opioid Epidemic

What can we do to stop America’s next horrific eruption of corporate greed?

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Carla Santos Skandier: Time has come to nationalize the US fossil fuel industry

As we gear up for a war-type of mobilization to mitigate the climate crisis, a federal takeover of the oil, gas and coal industry should be on the table

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Juan Cole: Conspiracy Theories Hiding Real Plot: Corporations against Health

The sleight of hand here is to make us forget that Trump’s “Environmental Protection” Agency refused to ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide linked to brain damage in babies

Nia Harris: More Money, Fewer Jobs

The Stubborn Truth About Employment and the Defense Industry

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