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Banning Absurd Racist Alex Jones Threatens Us All

August 22, 2018

Digital media owners silenced the left; now it’s Alex Jones’ turn. How do we define the public commons when it’s all privately owned?

Apple, Market Manipulation and the Cult of Personal Finance – RAI with Rana Foroohar

Reality Asserts Itself - Rana Foroohar

May 9, 2018
On Reality Asserts Itself, Ms. Foroohar says the legalization of stock buybacks in 1982 allowed companies like Apple to now spend only 15% of their investments on R&D, while the majority is spent on market manipulation; the Financial Times columnist and author of “Makers and Takers” says the move from traditional pensions to 401k’s makes everyone feel they benefit from finance, when the vast majority of profits go to the elites and most people’s living standards deteriorate – with host Paul Jay

Tech Giants Fight to Dominate Data of Developing Countries

April 29, 2018

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft are among high tech giants fighting to maintain an unregulated environment at the WTO that strengthens their monopolies and puts developing countries at an extreme disadvantage says Deborah James of CEPR

Apple: The Biggest Tax Cheaters in History Repatriate Profits Under Trump’s Tax Bill

January 22, 2018

What Apple did was outright illegal according to the European Union, but instead of taking legal action against Apple for tax evasion, the Trump tax bill will reward them says white-collar criminologist Bill Black

Mexico

June 24, 2017
“We have an alliance between the Mexican government and the Trump administration against the Mexican people,” says John Ackerman, editor-in-chief of the Mexican Law Review. “We’re being massacred and spied on systematically in Mexico.”

US Fines Deutsche Bank to the Applause of Shareholders

December 26, 2016

The fines for mortgage fraud had to be low so as not to endanger the viability of Deutsche Bank or Credit Suisse – but now it’s not a real punishment, says economist John Weeks

Tax Wars

September 1, 2016
Economist James Henry explains why he thinks Apple’s position on the European Commission’s ruling is indefensible

How Google, Apple & The Biggest Tech Companies Colluded to Fix Workers’ Wages

March 25, 2014

Exclusive: Pando Daily Senior Editor Mark Ames describes how his team uncovered secret internal memos between dozens of tech companies to fix wages for more than a million employees

Data Shows Democrats Fully Embraced by Surveillance Industry

October 23, 2013

An analysis of 2012 campaign contributions show that the surveillance industry backs Dems equally or more than Republicans