Corporate Power

‘Remember These Names’: 33 House Democrats Just Joined the GOP to Give a Major Gift to Wall Street

May 26, 2018

“This bill will enrich banking giants like Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase that are already enjoying record profits. Disgraceful.” By Jake Johnson / Common Dreams. “It is reprehensible that our Congress has abdicated this responsibility in a clear move to cater to Wall Street,” Morris Pearl, chair of Patriotic Millionaires, said in a statement on Tuesday.…

Join The Dots: What’s the Deal? Brexit, Arms and Corporate Power

October 3, 2017

Real Media’s senior editor Kam Sandhu and investigative journalist Matt Kennard discuss UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox – his history and ties to US corporations, what this means for Brexit negotiations and what’s it’s really like inside the world’s largest arms fair

Unpacking Neoliberal Development Myths

August 13, 2017
Economists Jayati Ghosh, Rainer Kattel, C.P. Chandrasekhar,Katya Hujo & Richard Kozul-Wright discuss economic development for transformative change at the Geneva book launch for ‘The Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development’ co-edited by Jayati Ghosh

Democrats Must Take on Corporate Power If they Want to Win

March 29, 2017

In part two, Mike Elk says a winning strategy for Democrats must elevate the to improve income inequality and working conditions, and discusses his new media project PayDay Report, that seeks to amplify labor struggles in the south

AT&T-Time Warner Proposed Merger Earns Nearly Universal Panning

October 31, 2016

Comcast’s purchase of NBCUniversal is a cautionary tale for consumers when it comes to media monopolies, says Professor Victor Pickard

The Laura Flanders Show

October 29, 2016
Laura Flanders interviews former presidential candidate Ralph Nader to discuss what really constitutes “people power” when it comes to the 2016 election

Peter Drahos on the WTO TRIPS Agreement: IPR Linked To World Trade

October 23, 2016
Peter Drahos explains the implementation of the World Trade Organization TRIPS Agreement that linked intellectual property rights to trade which turned the multilateral trading system into a global platform binding nations in a legal framework protecting transnational corporate rights to privatize life & knowledge