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Rivera Sun: The Bottom Line: Go for the Money

The knowledge of how activists can impact industry is powerful, especially if used strategically.

May 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Amihai Glazer: Why cities should stop playing Amazon’s game and quit offering companies tax incentives

New York City should count its blessings.  Amazon’s decision to walk away from its plan to build a new headquarters in Queens stunned city and state officials, who had promised US$3 billion … Continue reading

February 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Marc Jampole: Facebook, Uber and Wells Fargo say they’re very very sorry about that thing that happened

Say you’re sorry when you do something wrong. But only if you get caught. When one advertiser does something completely new and different, like when Budweiser put a dog named … Continue reading

June 27, 2018 · 3 Comments

Chris Hedges: The Bankruptcy of Capitalism

Mr. Fish / Truthdig There will be no economic or political justice for the poor, people of color, women or workers within the framework of global, corporate capitalism. Corporate capitalism, … Continue reading

February 7, 2018 · 4 Comments

Video: Chris Hedges — “Fascism in the Age of Trump”

. Journalist, author and war correspondent Chris Hedges spoke at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy NY on November 10, 2017 on fascism and empire in the age of … Continue reading

December 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Chris Hedges: How ‘Antifa’ Mirrors the ‘Alt-Right’

Editor’s note: A Berkeley, Calif., rally organized by a right-wing group turned violent Sunday after arrival of a group that carried an anarchist banner. Behind the rhetoric of the “alt-right” … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Chris Hedges: Sheldon Wolin and Inverted Totalitarianism

Sheldon Wolin, our most important contemporary political theorist, died Oct. 21 at the age of 93. In his books “Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism” and … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

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