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4 Ways to Eradicate the Corporate Disease That is Worsening the Covid-19 Pandemic

4 Ways to Eradicate the Corporate Disease That is Worsening the Covid-19 Pandemic

"It’s time for business executives, employees, and taxpayers to come...
The Economist Who Put Stock Buybacks in Washington’s Crosshairs

The Economist Who Put Stock Buybacks in Washington’s Crosshairs

In 1984, an economics professor named William Lazonick joined the...
Predatory Value Extraction

Predatory Value Extraction

In this book William Lazonick and Jang-Sup Shin explain how...
How High Drug Prices Inflate C.E.O.s’ Pay

How High Drug Prices Inflate C.E.O.s’ Pay

Drug company executives faced tough questions from Congress on Tuesday as they...
2014 HBR McKinsey Award, First Place : “Profits Without Prosperity”

2014 HBR McKinsey Award, First Place : “Profits Without Prosperity”

The HBR McKinsey Awards, judged by an independent panel of...
August 15, 2020 I the Star I by Bruce Livesey
As the pandemic continues, the rich are getting richer than ever before — and economists are getting concerned

As the pandemic continues, the rich are ...

"If the COVID-19 pandemic has produced winners and losers, then young Canadian billionaire Tobias Lütke is definitely a winner. Since ...
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August 12, 2020 I NPQ I by Steve Dubb

A Most Dangerous Intersection: Revisitin...

"In June, David Leonhardt in the New York Times noted that “the black-white wage gap is roughly as large today as it ...
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via Social Europe I by Emre Gömec & Mustafa Erdem Sakinc I July 7, 2020

‘Shareholder value’ versus the public go...

"With uncertainty around the world about how and when the coronavirus outbreak will decelerate, whole business sectors have been affected ...
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May 18, 2020 I PRovoke I by Paul Holmes
Covid-19: Closing Down Was Easy; Re-Opening Will Be Hard

Covid-19: Closing Down Was Easy; Re-Open...

“Ensuring the health and safety of our people and our communities is our highest priority as the United States quickly ...
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via Common Dreams I by Jake Johnson I May 06, 2020
Outrageous’: Major US companies hand shareholders hundreds of millions in dividends while slashing thousands of jobs

Outrageous’: Major US companies hand sha...

"Five major U.S. corporations that have laid off thousands of workers in recent weeks have simultaneously dished out hundreds of ...
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via INET I by Lynn Parramore I May 05, 2020
Think Big Pharma Won’t Profiteer in the Race to Treat Coronavirus? Think Again.

Think Big Pharma Won’t Profiteer in the ...

"In a 2019 Gallup poll, Big Pharma ranked as the most disliked industry in America. Rosie Collington, a graduate student ...
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Stock buybacks have totaled $5.3 trillion over the past decade — has that contributed to U.S. pandemic failures? https://t.co/9CYLWuCXEA
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@INETeconomics: Listen to INET grantee William Lazonick on @wortradio discussing his research, "How the Disappearance of Unionized Jobs Obliterated an Emergent Black Middle Class https://t.co/6P4chntEqK
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@efypodcasts: In episode 2, Professor William @Lazonick from the University of Massachusetts explores share buybacks as a potential cause for wage stagnation and inequality in the US. Included in the discussion is some recommended reading. Give it a listen! https://t.co/IsqJ0acvsX https://t.co/T8kFygZVIv
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@OSFellows: There Can Be No Equality Without a Dramatic Renewal of Employment Opportunity for All American Workers via @INETeconomics; featuring fellow @Lazonick https://t.co/GHaoC50ob5
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