Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tag: Apple

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.

The Plundering of a Nation by a Beloved Company

Does the "tax-avoiding, research-appropriating, cost-escalating, wage-minimizing, self-enriching Apple Corporation" really have a very strong moral compass? It's time consumers know the truth about the company's theft from taxpayers and the exploitation of workers and customers.

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Bernie Sanders calls for ‘boldest legislation in history’ to halt spiraling COVID-19 catastrophe

"Senator Sanders' economic rescue principles speak to the bold, fast action needed to protect and support people and prevent corporations from consolidating economic and political power amidst a crisis."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Why is Monsanto losing lawsuits over roundup?

Agrochemical corporation Monsanto created Roundup in the 1970s to help farmers more effectively kill the weeds that harmed their crops. Today, Roundup...
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I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take this any more

I don't know what more there is to say: Bernie has lost because of cheating. Coronavirus is rampant. We've experience the biggest monthly job loss in our history. Trump is probably going to win, and even if he doesn't, is Biden going to solve out problems? Climate change is looming.

Wall Street wins—again

A relief package for whom?