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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 The Intercept I by Sharon Lerner I October 23, 2020
Trump sets up pharma billionaires for coronavirus payday

Trump sets up pharma billionaires for co...

"...And although Regeneron has committed to selling some of the antibodies to the government, which in turn is obligated to ...
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via KPFA l by KPFA Evening News l October 10, 2020
The KPFA Evening News (interview with William Lazonick)

The KPFA Evening News (interview with Wi...

Interview of the president of TheAIRNet, William Lazonick, in KPFA evening news [Click HERE to listen the interview] via KPFA ...
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via The New York Times l by Maria Abi-Habib and Karan Deep Singh l Oct. 2, 2020
Trump Cracks Down on Visas. Indian Firms May Benefit

Trump Cracks Down on Visas. Indian Firms...

"When President Trump suspended a raft of Visa programs in June, including temporary permits for highly technical foreign workers known as H-1B ...
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via Dollars & Sense I by Alejandro Reuss I September 20, 2020
Coronavirus, Capitalism, and the Workers’ Movement

Coronavirus, Capitalism, and the Workers...

"...The airline executives are not simply lying that the money is gone. A lot of it is gone: Economist William ...
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via U.S. House of Representatives I by Rick Claypool I September 17, 2020
Insider Trading and Stock Option Grants: An Examination of Corporate Integrity in the Covid-19 Pandemic

Insider Trading and Stock Option Grants:...

"...In the first quarter of 2018 alone, with the new tax law fully in force, American corporations bought back a ...
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via Economic & Political Weekly I by K. N. Harilal I September 5, 2020
Real versus Fictitious: The Pandemic Closing In on the World of Finance

Real versus Fictitious: The Pandemic Clo...

"The COVID-19 pandemic is stretching the contradictions of the present economic arrangements to the limits. The system survived inflating financial ...
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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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