Global Minimum Corporate Tax Needed

By Joseph E. Stiglitz, Project-syndicate.org -

NEW YORK – Globalization has gotten a bad rap in recent years, and often for good reason. But some critics, not least US President Donald Trump, place the blame in the wrong place, conjuring up a [...]

21st Century Corporate Governance: New Rules For Worker Representation On Corporate Boards

By Lenore Palladino, Rooseveltinstitute.org -

In a new working paper, Roosevelt Senior Economist and Fellow Lenore Palladino argues that the 21st century American economy requires a new, more accurate, and more effective model for corporate [...]

Fining Corporations That Pollute Carbon Is Quite Popular

By Matt Bruenig, Peoplespolicyproject.org -

The Emerson results are not directly comparable to the YouGov results because Emerson asks people only if they “support” it, “oppose” it, or are unsure, while YouGov gives people the additional [...]

Making Corporations Pay For Big Pay Gaps

By Sarah Anderson and Sam Pizzigati, Ips-dc.org -

For two full years now, publicly held corporations in the United States have had to comply with a federal mandate to report the gap between their CEO and median worker compensation. The resulting [...]

The Incredible Belief That Corporate Ownership Does Not Influence Media Content

By Alison Rose Levy, Fair.org -

As Sen. Bernie Sanders (CJR, 8/26/19) has recently noted, corporate ownership of media interferes with the core societal function of the press: reporting and investigating key issues at the [...]

Corporate Gangster: Adani’s Pursuit Of Scientists

By Binoy Kampmark, Dissidentvoice.org -

The Adani conglomerate should be best described as a bloated gangster, promising the earth even as it mines it.  Like other corporate thugs of such disposition, it will do things within, and if [...]

Climate Change Is A Poor People’s Issue

By Mallika Khanna, Otherwords.org -

If you’ve read anything about climate change over the past year, you’ve probably heard about the IPCC report that gives a 12-year deadline for limiting climate change catastrophe. But for many [...]

Supreme Court FOIA Decision Protects Corporate Secrecy

By JPat Brown, Muckrock.com -

Ruling expands “Confidential” definition under b(4) to information that is “both customarily and actually treated as private by its owner and provided to the government under an assurance of [...]

Time To Break Up The 21st Century Tech Trusts

By David Rosen, Counterpunch.org -

On June 11th, the House Judiciary Committee launched an investigation into the market dominance of the four leading “big-tech” companies — Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon.  Rep. David [...]

98.3% Of Ghana’s Gold Remains In The Hands Of Multinational Corporations

By Celina della Croce, Commondreams.org   -

Every year, the vast majority of Ghana’s natural wealth is stolen. The country is among the largest exporters of gold in the world, yet—according to a study by the Bank of Ghana—less than 1.7 [...]

Unchecked Corporate Power

By Kate Hamaji, Rachel Deutsch, Elizabeth Nicolas, Celine McNicholas, Heidi Shierholz, and Margaret Poydock, Epi.org -

One year ago, in Epic Systems v. Lewis, the Supreme Court ruled that employers can use forced arbitration clauses that strip workers of their right to join together in court to fight wage theft, [...]

The Complete History Of Monsanto, The World’s Most Evil Corporation

By Hanzai E, Wakingtimes.com -

Of all the mega-corps running amok, Monsanto has consistently outperformed its rivals, earning the crown as “most evil corporation on Earth!” Not content to simply rest upon its throne of death, [...]

Nader To Boeing Board: Forfeit Your Pay And Resign

By Ralph Nader, Nader.org -

As you know, Boards of Directors have distinctly independent and primary responsibilities for the conduct of the public corporation. This is the case notwithstanding the numerous ways that the [...]

Bayer Shareholders Vote Against Board Over Monsanto Merger

By Staff, Sustainablepulse.com -

Around 500 protesters gathered outside the Bonn conference centre with placards mocking Bayer’s corporate motto “science for a better life” or calling to “stop glyphosate”, the Monsanto-made [...]

New Rules for the 21st Century: Corporate Power, Public Power, And The Future Of The American Economy

By Nell Abernathy, Darrick Hamilton, and Julie Margetta Morgan, Rooseveltinstitute.org -

America’s political landscape and economic thinking are shifting. The 2016 election—and the rise of powerful movements over the past decade—has shown us that Americans are calling for change. [...]