Category: Corporations

David Streitfeld: Amazon’s Antitrust Antagonist Has a Breakthrough Idea

With a single scholarly article, Lina Khan, 29, has reframed decades of monopoly law

Bob Lord: The Arithmetic of the CEO-Worker Pay Divide

Sometimes percentages alone don’t do justice to the injustice of corporate compensation

John Miller: Pay No Attention to the Inequality Behind the Curtain

Corporate critics cry foul when SEC releases CEO pay data

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Dean Baker: Corporations, Media Trumpet “Horrors” of Higher Wages

It’s clear that many in the media are terrified by the prospect that as the labor market gets tighter, workers might get a larger share of the pie

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

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