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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 Reuters I by Alwyn Scott, Ross Kerber, Jessica DiNapoli & Rebecca Spaulding I April 08, 2020
U.S. companies criticized for cutting jobs rather than investor payouts

U.S. companies criticized for cutting jo...

" U.S. companies laying off workers in response to the coronavirus pandemic but still paying dividends and buying back shares are ...
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Share buybacks have been the ‘only net s...

By Nick Beams "Like every great crisis, the coronavirus pandemic has laid bare everything rotten and degenerate in capitalist society ...
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No, we shouldn’t bail out Boeing

By Mandy Smithberger and Ryan Summers March 31th, 2020 "The coronavirus epidemic has already transformed the country, disrupting industries nationwide ...
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Let this stimulus bill be just the first...

By Editors "The members of Congress who fought for a ban on stock buybacks in the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief ...
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via Barron's I by William Lazonick I March 26, 2020
CEOs Gorged on Buybacks for Years. Now They Want Bailouts.

CEOs Gorged on Buybacks for Years. Now T...

"Congress is poised to impose restrictions on stock buybacks as a part of the multi-trillion-dollar recovery package that is being voted on ...
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via INET I by Lynn Parramore I March 25, 2020
Top Economist: Instead of Basic Income, Let’s Keep People Working Productively During the Crisis

Top Economist: Instead of Basic Income, ...

"As the pandemic rages, everyone is scrambling to figure out how to protect people getting economically pummeled. Americans may soon ...
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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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