Economy

Stock Buybacks: Free-Market Ideology's License to Loot

Destroying the Myths of Market Fundamentalism

December 7, 2018
William Lazonick, Professor Emeritus, U Mass Lowell, speaks at the forum, “Destroying the Myths of Market Fundamentalism,” held in Washington DC, on October 19, 2018
Economic Update: Seattle Firm Converts to Worker Co-Op

Economic Update: Seattle Firm Converts to Worker Co-Op

December 4, 2018

This week: Updates on Amazon subsidized by New York and Virginia; French people act to limit corporate greed; Sears favors bosses in bankruptcy too; Pfizer ups drug prices despite Trump; California fires expose US economic divide; interview with Matthias Scheiblehner on why his Seattle construction firm Metis converted into a worker co-op

Globalization, Inequality & the Predictable Corporate Takeover of the WTO (1/2)

Our World Is Not For Sale: 2018 World Trade Organization Public Forum

December 3, 2018
TRNN release exclusive footage of Deborah James, Vahini Naidu, Prerna Bomzan, Richard Kozul-Wright and Ravi Kanth at the OWINFS session at the 2018 World Trade Organization Public Forum with featured clips in Part 1 and full length footage in Part 2.
GM's Layoffs Made Possible by Weak Unions, Automatization, and Bad Priorities

GM’s Layoffs Made Possible by Weak Unions, Automatization, and Bad Priorities

November 29, 2018

Prof. Leo Panitch and former auto worker Frank Hammer discuss how the GM’s 14,000 layoffs in Canada and the US are made possible by the weakening of unions, outsourcing, and misdirected production priorities