Capitalism

09/02/22
Author: 
Sharon Zhang
Rep. Pramila Jayapal speaks as members of Congress share their recollections on the first anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2022, in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C. MANDEL NGAN-POOL / GETTY IMAGES

Feb. 7, 2022

A bill that would establish Medicare for All in the U.S. has reached 120 sponsors, Congressional Progressive Caucus chair Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington) announced on Sunday.

“We’ve officially got a record 120 co-sponsors on my Medicare for All Act!” said Jayapal, who introduced the legislation. “Thrilled to welcome Rep. Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick (D-Florida) to our fight to ensure health care as a human right!”

03/02/22
Author: 
Irina Slav
 Jan 30, 2022
  • The current move in oil prices is largely attributed to geopolitical risk.
  • The next major move in oil could be triggered if inventories fall to critical levels.
  • Wall Street’s consensus seems to be that Brent will reach $100 by the summer.
31/01/22
Author: 
Ceri Warnock
Environmental group Extinction Rebellion protest outside Shell offices at the ongoing extraction of fossil fuels and the resulting environmental damage. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES

Jan. 31, 2022

Juries have started questioning who the real criminals are in the unforgiving arena of climate change politics, writes Prof Ceri Warnock.

The smart money is moving away from investments in climate-damaging activities and products, towards firms that offer solutions to the climate emergency. BlackRock chief executive, Larry Fink, emphasises this transition is not attributable to environmental activism per se but to good old-fashioned capitalism: the investment risk is simply too great to do otherwise.

18/01/22
Author: 
Kenny Stancil
An aerial photograph taken on February 24, 2014 shows the destruction of an Indonesian rainforest—the habitat of endangered orangutans, tigers, and other animals as well as plant species—cleared to make way for a palm oil plantation on Borneo Island. (Photo: Bay Ismoyo/AFP via Getty Images)

Jan. 13, 2022

"Most companies and financial institutions with the greatest ability to halt deforestation are doing little or nothing."

A new report published Thursday details how some of the world's biggest corporations and banks are exacerbating the global climate emergency by fueling the destruction of the world's tropical rainforests.

18/01/22
Author: 
Natasha Bulowski
Billionaires like Elon Musk saw their fortunes increase over the pandemic while the majority of people across the globe suffered. Photo by NASA / Wikimedia Commons

Jan. 18, 2022

The fortunes of Canada’s 59 billionaires have increased by $111 billion since March 2020, a new report finds — more than the $109 billion the Canadian government spent on income support for workers.

16/01/22
Author: 
Breaking Points
David Sirota interview

Krystal and Saagar are joined by journalist and Don't Look Up Producer David Sirota to hear his response to critical reviews and the popularity of the movie so far.

Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDOB3oHlmos&t=61s

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