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Stock Buybacks Stand in the Way of Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

Stock Buybacks Stand in the Way of Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

Hedge fund managers are pushing American firms to play Wall...
INET-AIR COVID VACCINE PROJECT

INET-AIR COVID VACCINE PROJECT

Mass-Producing COVID-19 Vaccines: Capacity, Scale, and Control In collaboration with...
Meet the “New Koch Brothers” – the Hedge Fund Activists Wrecking America’s Green New Deal

Meet the “New Koch Brothers” – the Hedge Fund Activists Wrecking America’s Green New Deal

"...Economist Matt Hopkins, who studies business corporations, stresses that as...
Cooperation Networks and Economic Development

Cooperation Networks and Economic Development

Cuba’s High-Tech Potential By Andrés Cárdenas O´Farrill "For most Western...
4 Burning Questions on the Global Vaccine Rollout

4 Burning Questions on the Global Vaccine Rollout

Warnings of “corruption and incompetence coming together,” as economists William...
The myth of the ‘efficient’ private sector has been busted by Covid

The myth of the ‘efficient’ private sector has been busted by Covid

"Last Friday, as towns and cities across the UK faced...
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 INET I by Lynn Parramore I March 4, 2021
Meet the "New Koch Brothers" – the Hedge Fund Activists Wrecking America’s Green New Deal

Meet the “New Koch Brothers”...

"...Economist Matt Hopkins, who studies business corporations, stresses that as a taxpayer, you are asked to support such companies not ...
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via INET I by Lynn Parramore I December 29, 2020
4 Burning Questions on the Global Vaccine Rollout

4 Burning Questions on the Global Vaccin...

Warnings of “corruption and incompetence coming together,” as economists William Lazonick and Öner Tulum study the race to end the ...
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via Common Dreams I by Kenny Stancil I December 17, 2020
'Sick': Most Profitable US Companies Fired Workers, Enriched Shareholders During Pandemic

‘Sick’: Most Profitable US C...

"...An in-depth investigation published Wednesday by the Washington Post illuminates how "big businesses are having a very different year from most of the country," ...
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via The Washington Post I by Douglas MacMillan, Peter Whoriskey & Jonathan O’Connell I December 16, 2020
America’s biggest companies are flourishing during the pandemic and putting thousands of people out of work

America’s biggest companies are flourish...

"...Companies often buy their own stock during difficult economic periods to signal to the market that management still believes in ...
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via Monthly Review I by Meredeth Turshen & Annie Thébaud-Mony I November 1, 2020
The COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Fatal Health Inequities

The COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Fatal Heal...

"...Financialization furthers the restructuring of production both vertically and internationally, creating global production networks and enabling firms to raise prices ...
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via The Guardian I Rosie Collington I October 24, 2020
The myth of the 'efficient' private sector has been busted by Covid

The myth of the ‘efficient’ ...

"Last Friday, as towns and cities across the UK faced up to renewed lockdown restrictions, executives at Serco had reason ...
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@PLehouxUM: “Biopharmaceuticals, Financialization“ A shared topic of interest for @cmrherder Oner Tulum and @Lazonick https://t.co/ua96ffCEnk via @HealthyDebate
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@FD: @MidwestHedgie @SenWarren The deeper point is Lazonick’s critique of profits without prosperity. Share buybacks are a sign of excessive financialisation https://t.co/GZU8hmFB0i
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Institute for New Economic Thinking //www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/build-back-better-needs-an-agenda-for-upward-mobility #inet
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Institute for New Economic Thinking //www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/four-burning-questions-on-the-global-vaccine-rollout #inet
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