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Sat Nov 27, 2021 12:00 AM Last update: Sat Nov 27, 2021 12:37 AM State investment in private companies can be effective in reducing the wealth gap, with the right setup and strong moral and political commitment from stakeholders. Illustration: Collected “> State investment in private enterprises can be effective in reducing the wealth gap, …

November 27, 2021 VLADIMIR LENIN believed that a small vanguard could, by force of will, harness historical forces to transform the workings of world capitalism. He was right. However, the revolutionaries were not bearded Bolsheviks but a few thousand investors, mostly based in Silicon Valley, managing less than 2% of global institutional assets. Over the …

CHARLESTON – State Treasurer Riley Moore is leading West Virginia and a coalition of states to warn banks from playing politics with taxpayer money. In a press release and video released on Monday, Moore and finance officials from 15 other states wrote an open letter to the U.S. banking industry warning them against withdrawing investments …

It’s a sign of how much the Donald Trump era has muddled our politics that the American right – which not so long ago reflexively and gleefully defended capitalist prerogatives – is now actively examining whether big business has become so powerful. that they constitute a threat to individual freedom. . Such arguments belonged almost …

On Monday, March 29, 1841, 500 young women left the York Manufacturing Company on Factory Island. They marched through the streets of Saco and Biddeford, waving banners with slogans like “We despise being slaves” as the village marching band marched with them playing catchy tunes. Six days a week, textile workers wove and spun cotton …

Republican senators took turns describing her as a Communist, a Socialist and a Radical on Thursday, but it was the cautious stance of the moderate Democrats that spoke most about Saule Omarova’s prospects of becoming one of the main banking regulators in the world. country. Ms Omarova, chosen by President Biden to head the Office …

Business Funding network supporting only self-identified women-led businesses and non-binary entrepreneurs with nearly 100 percent success rate aims to disrupt traditional capital raising for good Kiwi entrepreneur Lisa Booth launched her Waikato-based Kete Kai food delivery social enterprise last year after seeing a serious need for affordable food kits for those in detention. The idea …

DAOLancer is a decentralized platform developed to revolutionize the way venture capital works today by making it easier, faster and more innovative while connecting start-ups with investors in the blockchain system. En route to a new era of potential projects and initiatives to revolutionize the field of crypto in the crypto world, DAOLaunch has brought …

Through Elanah Ouretski, Brandeis University It is not known when the pandemic will end. What may be an even bigger question is whether the United States will be ready for the next one. The past year and a half suggests the answer might be no. Like a medical anthropologist who has spent the past 20 …

South Africa’s socio-economic, environmental and political crisis is part of a global crisis of neoliberal carbon capitalism, where rising inequalities and poverty have delegitimized democratic institutions and seen the rise of right-wing populism. The entrenched power of monopoly capitalism in South Africa, only partially deracialized but substantially globalized, still bears the hallmarks of apartheid capitalism. …