Category: Corporations

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William D. Hartung: The Profits of War

How Corporate America Cashed in on the Post-9/11 Pentagon Spending Surge

Laura Jedeed: YIMBY Movement Is Not the Answer to Housing Crisis, Grassroots Activists Say

“Housing has become an investment for global financial actors, and has more in common with the stock market than it does with shoes.”

Alex Lawson: We’re Going to Take on Big Pharma and Win

Any politician who puts Pharma profits before the needs of their constituents will lose their jobs. And they will deserve it

Laura Jedeed: Corporate Property-Buying Spree May Make Housing Even Less Affordable

Is it true that only the elimination of eviction moratoria can help these landlords? Under analysis, most of their arguments in favor of resuming evictions fall apart

Rod Driver: The Crimes of the Pharmaceutical Industry

The mainstream media rarely challenge the patent system, or discuss the scale of fraud by the industry, or explain that medicines could be researched and produced far more cheaply by other means

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Chuck Collins: Boost workers and tax billionaires

Congress should pay for infrastructure and other investments in a way that lifts up workers and reduces democracy-distorting wealth inequality

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Sam Pizzigati: Getting a grip on Corporate America’s structural greed

Why are executives in Corporate America now averaging 23 hours a week in formal meetings, up from fewer than 10 hours in the 1960s?

Davarian L. Baldwin: The Rise of the UniverCity

Universities increasingly wield the kind of power and influence that were hallmarks of ruthless employers in isolated company towns. Historian Davarian Baldwin calls this ominous trend the “rise of the UniverCity.”

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Jack Rasmus: Labor Day 2021: Creeping Austerity Has Arrived

After averaging 750,000 jobs over the preceding three months, from May to July 2021, job recovery this past August fell by more than two-thirds, to only 235,000

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Greg Palast: Louisiana Black-out: Not an Act of God, an Act of Entergy

The darkness, the misery and death you are witnessing in Louisiana is not an act of God, it’s an act of Entergy Inc.

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