Category: Corporations

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Martha Rosenberg: Big Pharma Still Tries to Push Dangerous Drug Class

Blaming hip fractures on not enough people taking bisphosphonates is not a new tactic for Pharma

Billy Corriher: States can — and should — rein in unlimited money in politics

Cracking down on unlimited political contributions would help ensure that elected state officials are responsive to their voters — not just donors with deep pockets

Michael Hudson: Trump Privatizes America

Trump’s infrastructure privatization plan is a hat trick that optimistically turns $200 billion into $1.5 trillion, is designed to eliminate the public sector and to bankrupt cities and states

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Richard D. Wolff: ‘There’s an Alternative to the Top-Down Capitalist Corporation’

Interview on questioning economic fundamentals

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Sue Sturgis: Citizens United continues to transform money in politics

Percent of Americans who assign a lot of blame for dysfunction in the political system to “wealthy political donors” and “money in politics”: 65

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Jack Rasmus: Breibart Billionaire Board Bashes Bannon

In the months ahead the Republican wing—for whom Trump has nicely delivered in the form of tax cuts in the trillions of dollars and with whom Trump is now playing ball with regard to free trade—will circle the wagons on behalf of Trump. The Republican party wing of the elite don’t want to drive Trump from the White House

John Atcheson: Taxation by Another Name

Trump’s infrastructure plan is another in the long line of policies designed to benefit the private sector, and keep the public sector small and ineffective

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Vandana Shiva: Seed Freedom and the Future of Farming

In an era of climate change, rejuvenating and regenerating the soil through ecological processes has become a survival imperative for the human species

Julia Conley: Humane Technology

Countering the “attention economy” they helped to create, former Facebook and Google employees form coalition to promote models for healthier products

Olivia Solon: Amazon wristband tracks warehouse workers’ movements

Bracelet, which can vibrate to point an employee’s hand in the right direction, would further increase surveillance of work environment

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