#4: Who are the CDMOs? For whom is their capacity being deployed to produce COVID vaccines?

by Öner Tulum, William Lazonick, and Ken Jacobson In responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global pharmaceutical industry has done something unprecedented: In less than one year, it has developed several vaccines and obtained regulatory approval for some of them….

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 a taxpayer, you are asked to support such companies not only in the form of direct subsidies, but also indirectly through government-supported research. Not to mention all sorts of tax…

Michael Hillard

Michael Hillard has taught and written about the history of US corporate governance, and especially the pernicious effects of financialization since the 1980s on the US paper industry and as a driver of labor market forces that have debased the quality of employment and undermined efforts to create organizational capacity in the late 20th and early 21st century.

Cooperation Networks and Economic Development

Cuba’s High-Tech Potential By Andrés Cárdenas O´Farrill “For most Western audiences, Cuba is a touristic paradise stuck in time and virtually detached from world technology networks by the US embargo – anything but a hub of industrial innovation and high…

‘Sick’: Most Profitable US Companies Fired Workers, Enriched Shareholders During Pandemic

“…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,” which is suffering as a result of the federal government’s negligent response to the ongoing public health catastrophe and inadequate provision of financial assistance…