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Stock Market Fetish

I’m of the opinion that we pay way too much attention to the stock market.  While news hosts and twitterers obsess over its fluctuation, it isn’t the end all, be all sign of our economic health,  although there’s an upside … Continue reading

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China is Doing It Right: Handling Corporate Corruption and Defiance

This recent post in The Atlantic  reminds us of something we all know:  Wall Street is as corrupt as the movies portray it to be. Writer Bouree Lam discusses a recent report out of Notre Dame that examines whether or not … Continue reading

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New Corporate Behavior: Forget Sales, What’s the Stock Price?

Earlier this week I discussed the idea of new corporate behavior and its role in The Financialization Revolution, I said “Since the Financialization Revolution, the goal of satisfying shareholders instead of consumers has become the primary focus of corporations.” A new Think … Continue reading

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Wall Street Outspends Tax Payers: We Have the Best Congress Money Can Buy

Are we really a nation governed for the people and by the people?  This Vox article explains that we are a nation governed by corporations and for corporations –  a major victory for the Financialization Revolution. Corporations now spend more lobbying Congress … Continue reading

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New Corporate Behavior: Quote of the Week Discussion

“Business people stopped judging themselves based on companies long term growth or reputation in consumer polls; instead, the measurement of their worth became a function of the bonuses and salaries they could squeeze out of the marketplace or out of … Continue reading

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