Category: Corporations

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

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: 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

Vann R. Newkirk II: Big Pharma Gets a Big Win From Trump

The president campaigned on stinging criticisms of the pharmaceutical industry and promises to use Medicare to lower drug prices. But none of that materialized in his drug-pricing speech this week

Lynn Stuart Parramore: Grooming U.S. Kids for Servitude

The corporate plan to wipe out public schools

Eleanor Goldfield: We Are the Corporate Sugar Daddies

Between federal and state subsidies, government welfare and ecological fallout, we pay corporations two, sometimes three times over under the guise of boosting the economy

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Patrick Bond: Africa’s Systematic Looting

Last year, the Bank appointed Zambia the main pilot country study within the project “Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services

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