Colombia’s incoming finance minister wants fair capitalismJuly 14, 2022 GMT
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The economics professor who has been tapped as Colombia’s next finance minister says the left-leaning government taking office next month will focus on increasing taxes on the rich so it can spend more on poverty programs.
Review: An imperialist repents in ‘Gangsters of Capitalism’January 18, 2022 GMT
“Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire” by Jonathan M. Katz (St. Martin's Press)
Plenty of U.S. veterans of the country’s 21-century “forever wars” — men and women who lost buddies and limbs to roadside bombs and suffer psychic scars — struggle to understand the why behind them.
Pope: Market capitalism has failed in pandemic, needs reformOctober 4, 2020 GMT
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis says the coronavirus pandemic has proven that the “magic theories” of market capitalism have failed and that the world needs a new type of politics that promotes dialogue and solidarity and rejects war at all costs...
Review: A writer reflects on contradictions of capitalismSeptember 2, 2020 GMT
“Having and Being Had,” by Eula Biss (Riverhead Books)
When it comes to capitalism, Eula Biss is a skeptic...
Meet the scholar who diagnosed ‘surveillance capitalism’December 11, 2019 GMT
A year ago, Shoshana Zuboff dropped an intellectual bomb on the technology industry. She hasn’t stood still since...
Patrick defends corporations and capitalism in primary bidNovember 19, 2019 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick is centering BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy is urging his fellow Democrats to adopt a new economic ideology — what he's calling "moral capitalism" — as they prepare to take control of the House in January...
US Rep. Kennedy: Democrats should embrace “moral capitalism”November 29, 2018 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy is urging his fellow Democrats to adopt a new economic ideology — what he's calling "moral capitalism" — as they prepare to take control of the House in January...
Trump’s move to redefine water rule threatens wetlands banksJune 15, 2018 GMT
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A private firm is making big money selling promises about some gator-infested Florida swampland...
Vulture capitalism and its impactJune 25, 2017 GMT
The morning of June 16, I woke to the latest, near-bombshell news, that e-commerce leviathan Amazon is buying organic grocery giant Whole Foods Market for a staggering $13.7 billion. We all like big news stories, and at first blush, this makes for jubilant buzz.