Listen and Read the Transcript Online: Coronavirus Health and Economic Crisis Exacerbates U.S. Inequality
She May Mistakenly Believe We Still Have a Democracy, But She Has the Corporate Entelechy and Reichsfuhrer Eric Schmidt Pegged. And It Should Scare You to Death.
Well, whaddya expect from a company bought by Amazone for $13.7 billion in cash?
From a recent interview on Democracy Now: Take the current giveaway to corporations. It should be accompanied by conditionalities — term we’re familiar with from the IMF. They should be required to ensure that there will be no more use of tax havens, there will be no more stock buybacks, period. If they don’t do … More Noam Chomsky on Corporate Tyranny
THE INTERCEPT April 4, 2020
This is a rather too literary piece I wrote for The Kansas City Business Journal in 1985, at the height of the Reagan Presidency and Iran-Contra. I must have sensed which way the wind was blowing, where the country was heading culturally. Despite its surreal symbolism, “The Signs” is, if anything, more relevant in the … More THE SIGNS
U.S. Senate leaders have reached a deal with the White House on an unprecedented $2 trillion stimulus package to battle economic freefall caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Senate deal would send $1,200 checks to most American adults, with another $500 per child. It would create a half-trillion-dollar program to loan money to U.S. corporations … More COVID-19 $2.7 Relief Bill Could Create Corporate Slush Fund, Increase Inequality