Friday, October 7, 2022

Tag: Apple

‘We did it!’ Workers in Maryland vote to form first US...

"This victory shows the growing demand for unions at Apple stores and different industries across our nation," said the head of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

‘Don’t cross the picket line’: Apple workers organize Christmas Eve walkout

"Demand that Apple upholds its image with your wallet. Don't shop in stores, don't shop online."

Stiglitz Speaks: Globalization’s Grand Failure, Apple & Bad Trade Deals

Why do so many policymakers in Europe and the United States continue to push globalization, despite the evidence?

Some Corporations are Wealthier and More Powerful than Some Countries

Corporations have too much power to influence society and government.

Standing up to Apple

Instead of criticizing the European Commission for forcing Apple to pay up, American politicians ought to be thanking Europe for standing up to Apple.

Apple Ordered to Pay $14 Billion in Europe for Dodging Taxes

Both Apple and the Irish government have vowed to appeal the decision.

Apple Is Generating So Much Renewable Energy It Plans to Start...

“Climate change is one of the great challenges of our time, and the time for action is now.”

What’s Really at Stake in the Apple Encryption Debate

The government has never been allowed to create a “backdoor” to encrypted devices. Now, it’s trying to force Apple to build one.

Apple Champions Privacy; Government Seeks to Trash It

Apple is, for now, fighting the US government's effort to force it to decrypt a San Bernadino terrorist's iPhone, arguing correctly that doing so would jeopardize encryption of all iPhones. But the company has a history of cooperating with the FBI in handing over phone and computer data of users, so why is it fighting this time?

Three Middle-Class-Killing Industries for 2016

The companies in the spotlight are specialists in the disdainful business practices that permeate their industries.

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New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.

Is the energy transition taking off—or hitting a wall?

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government is illogically encouraging the increasing use of fossil fuels—in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.