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

Economic Development for Transformative Structural Change

August 13, 2017
This 4 part series based on the Geneva book launch of The Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development, presents clips of a panel discussion moderated by Jayati Ghosh. The handbook represents a landmark in the field of economic development. Ghosh explains that the comprehensive volume includes historical and contemporary

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

TRIPS: The Story of How Intellectual Property Became Linked to Trade

October 23, 2016
In this 7 part series, Professor Peter Drahos explains how multinationals from US, Europe, and Japan collaborated to create a global platform for multinationals to privatize knowledge