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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...
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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via The American Conservative I by Jonathan Culbreath I April 23, 2020
How to manage public stake in bailed-out companies

How to manage public stake in bailed-out...

"The stimulus bill passed by Congress in response to the COVID-19 economic crisis includes massive bailouts for airlines and other large companies ...
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via FAS I By Gary Shorter I July 16, 2020
Stock buybacks and company executives’ profits

Stock buybacks and company executives’ p...

"A stock buyback occurs when a publicly traded firm repurchases some of its shares from investors with excess cash or ...
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via The Guardian I by Morris Pearl  & William Lazonick I April 13, 2020
With working Americans' survival at stake, the US is bailing out the richest

With working Americans’ survival a...

"Amid a humanitarian crisis compounded by mass layoffs and collapsing economic activity, the last course our legislators should be following ...
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via The Walls Street Journal I by Paul Vigna I April 05, 2020
If companies aren’t buying their own stock, who is?

If companies aren’t buying their own sto...

"Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. added $2 billion to its stock buyback program on March 3, a vote of confidence among ...
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The myth of the 'efficient' private sector has been busted by Covid | Rosie Collington https://t.co/5lBEqtdkxb
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If we want more companies like Patagonia, we need laws to enforce it https://t.co/SS4loWyylb
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Trump sets up pharma billionaires for coronavirus payday https://t.co/Dh2nGuq0X7 by @fastlerner
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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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