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Geoffrey Jones, Sudev Sheth: What Gandhi believed is the purpose of a corporation

Gandhi had a lot to say about how business leaders should behave.

October 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Paul Buchheit: The Super-Rich and Sordid Tales of Selfishness

Philanthropy, no matter how well intentioned, cannot compensate for the flaws of capitalism. If the mainstream media made the effort to analyze and report the facts, the whole country would … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Sam Pizzigati: The Peasants Still Have Their Pitchforks

Americans want what 21st century politics has so far not delivered: real options for challenging concentrated wealth. What can we expect Congress to do about America’s staggeringly top-heavy concentration of … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Joseph E. Stiglitz: People Who Break the Rules Have Raked in Huge Profits, Sickening Our Politics

The following is taken from a transcript of Joseph Stiglitz’s remarks to the AFL-CIO convention in Los Angeles on September 8, 2013. I’m an economist — I study how economies … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Standard & Poor: How Increasing Income Inequality Is Dampening U.S. Economic Growth

The topic of income inequality and its effects has been the subject of countless analysis stretching back generations and crossing geopolitical boundaries. Despite the tendency to speak about this issue … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

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