Nation Topics - Ethical Economics
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The Nation's Ari Melber on MSNBC's The Last Word describes how Barack Obama might have made the debt ceiling and eventual debt deal more of a compromise and less of a concession.
Obama's gutless decision to abandon Warren comes after the president populated his administration with the very people who created the financial meltdown.
True economic recovery will require creative solutions to deeply rooted problems. Our first great task is to change the way we talk about what's possible.
A growing number of states are introducing laws that permit companies to pursue social missions without fear of shareholder litigation.
The best way to ensure corporate accountability is to save a seat on every board for an independent watchdog.
Employee ownership plans carve a path toward what could be called responsible capitalism.
Congress should allow tax deductions for incentive pay schemes only if they distribute the rewards to the majority of workers.
Investors who seek out companies that are meeting the long-term challenge of sustainability will have a strategic advantage.
Hotshot CEOs should be required to play by the same rules as small business owners, who have a personal stake in the companies they run.
Capitalism in any form compels us to be greedy, callous and petty. Instead of reinventing it, we should replace it.
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