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What is the Arbitration Epidemic?

Mandatory arbitration deprives workers and consumers of their rights. It might be more widespread than you think Photo: Image source: https://rb.gy/yoki2d 12 April 2022 | James Porteous |…

Russia: Oil, gas, nickel, palladium, copper, chromium…

Germany (and other countries) need Russian raw materials for automobiles, lithium-ion batteries, catalytic converters… Photo: Russian nickel is important to the German economy Russian gas and oil are…

How Much World-Oil does the US ‘Control?’

In this discussion, ‘control’ is a loose term, meaning its own oil, and the oil of its sanctioned countries. It controls a lot of oil… But for the…

Epic Games Buys Bandcamp

The gaming giant responsible for Fortnite and Gears of War has promised the two entities share a mission to build an ‘artist-friendly platform’ 05 March 2022 | James…

Suzuki: It’s time for governments to end support for coal, oil and gas

Oil and gas jobs have steadily declined in Canada, amounting to one per cent of the workforce Photo: Cheng Feng Chiang / iStock / Getty Images Plus 10…

SONY MUSIC’S QUARTERLY STREAMING REVENUES BURST ABOVE $1BN

Sony and other entertainment companies have not stopped rockin’ in the free world throughout the pandemic. Photo: David LaChappelle. Doja Cat latest record was Sony’s No.1 best-selling project…

The Facebook Papers

The Facebook Papers represent a unique collaboration between 17 American news organizations, including The Associated Press. 27 October 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media Read: The Facebook…

This is the New Normal. Corporations are in charge of the Next Wave

After almost two years of government incompetence and mayhem, the corporations are telling us what the new normal will look like. It is here. Now. We should listen….

Study: ‘Succession’ Mirrors Corporate Malfeasance in Real World

Photo: Logan Roy, the media titan played by Brian Cox. HBO/BSkyB 20 October 2021 | Jia Liu, Nader Atawnah, Rashid Zaman | The Conversation Will Logan Roy be brought…

Samuel Adams Utopias is so strong it is illegal in 15 states

The alcohol level in the 2021 version is 28% and will be selling for a mere $240 each. 17 September 2021 | CHRIS MORRIS | Fortune Every two…

How to resist ‘subliminal’ product placement sales pitches

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: 731; PHOTO: PARAMOUNT PICTURES With viewers watching to ad-free streamers, ad agencies hope to perpetuate the silly fiction that ‘product placement’ will drive ‘consumers’ clamouring to…

Apple, Amazon, Google Score Record-Breaking Three-Quarter Profits

Artwork: James Porteous The market value of Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook is now worth more than a third of the entire S&P 500 index of America’s 500 largest…

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