Essential reading today: philosopher ⁦⁩ explains how we are being utterly robbed in this moment of our greatest vulnerability. Gigantic fortunes are being made while bodies pile up. Read and please consider sharing.
"companies have grown powerful not just through pure profit, but also social control"
my man : "A rising tide allegedly lifting all boats is little comfort to the many Americans who’ve been effectively thrown overboard."
The coronavirus crisis may result in stronger corporate influence on basic political and social institutions, writes . Already, corporations have played an outsize role in crafting the Trump administration’s pandemic response.
Amid striking economic inequality, not to mention decades-long corporate accumulation of power over education, media, and basic government services, we should be attuned to the way rules and regulations are being shifted in large companies’ favor.
"While many Americans worry about how much longer they can pay rent and avoid contracting Covid-19, corporations are within striking distance of controlling our basic political institutions." Just wrote for . Cliffs: it's not all about profit.
My colleague on the power grab that’s going on in response to the current pandemic
"A rising tide allegedly lifting all boats is little comfort to the many Americans who’ve been effectively thrown overboard." - in the
Must-read analysis by "The coronavirus crisis may result in stronger corporate influence on basic political and social institutions. Already, corporations have played an outsize role in crafting the Trump administration’s pandemic response."
"The coronavirus crisis may result in stronger corporate influence on basic political and social institutions. Already, corporations have played an outsize role in crafting the Trump administration’s pandemic response."