Category: Corporations

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Jack Rasmus: The Scourge of Neoliberalism, Part 1: Ideology vs. Historical Practice

The analysis of Neoliberalism to date has produced so many interpretations, often contradictory, that readers remain confused as to what exactly it means

Will Evans: Ruthless Quotas at Amazon Are Maiming Employees

This holiday season, Amazon will move millions of packages at dizzying speed. Internal injury reports suggest all that convenience is coming at the expense of worker safety

Gin Armstrong: Arkansas Teachers Went On Strike

Arkansas teachers and students face a well-funded school privatization effort backed by major corporate entities with influence that stretches from the Governor’s office to the state Board of Education to the University of Arkansas

Jen Moore: North American Companies Pay Off Latin American Police to Harass Critics

In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me

Sharon Lerner: How Coca-Cola Undermines Plastic Recycling Efforts

Audio from a meeting of recycling leaders obtained reveals how the soda giant’s “green” philanthropy helped squelch what could have been an important tool in fighting the plastic crisis

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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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