telecommunications

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

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

Deborah James on the Trade in Services Agreement

October 7, 2013
Deborah James: Transnational financial services interests are lobbying hard for the passage of this agreement and ways to push back on government regulation domestically