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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

Hassan Ghani Reporting for The Real News

October 1, 2013
A generation of educated young Scots is becoming trapped in a life of low- paid, unstable jobs that will damage both their prospects and wider society, a leading Scottish think tank reveals.

Democrat’s Vision for Economy is GOP-Lite

May 1, 2013

Jeff Faux: Obama attitude towards debt and austerity policies accepts the same underlying assumptions as the Republicans

No Accountability Yet for Toronto G20 Police Crimes

July 5, 2010

Paul Jay: Until police and their political masters are held responsible under the criminal code, it can all happen again