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... to coalitions led by Apple -- which subsequently warned its investors that its profits were threatened by customers' unwillingness to abandon their old devices and buy new ones. In California, the farm ...
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
“We believe voting is the sacred right of every American, and every American should be able to exercise it.” — spreadthevote.org. Read all
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
In 2009, the bipartisan HITECH Act pledged $36 billion to subsidize the adoption of Electronic Health Records throughout America's fragmented, profit-driven health system, promising that the system would ...
Monday, 18 March 2019
... of their servers in California, Egypt and Amsterdam. They're a mission-driven nonprofit supported by philanthropists, foundations, and small-money donations (I'm an annual donor). (via JWZ) (Image: UNTHA)  ...
Monday, 18 March 2019
[Editor's note: I'm on the advisory board for Free Machine, a nonprofit that describes itself as an "LA-based collective of UX designers, artists, urban planners, and policy wonks. By using the tools ...
Sunday, 17 March 2019
The Right to Repair movement is gaining so much ground that the corporations whose profits it threatens are making tiny, symbolic concessions in the hopes of diffusing the energy behind it. Farm equipment ...
Saturday, 16 March 2019
... punks, who thrive on independence and individualism. Their music bucks the profiteering industry of labels and promoters and travels over a homegrown network of venues and websites. The ethic also spills ...
Friday, 15 March 2019
In December MoviePass closed out a turbulent year with new subscription plans for moviegoers and a path to profitability, all with a new exec Khalid Itum taking over day to day operations. Now reports ...
Thursday, 14 March 2019
New York City's ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC) is a cultural treasure packed with actual treasures. Inside the walls of this not-for-profit private research library in TriBeCa are 3 million physical ...
Wednesday, 13 March 2019
... it does, while respecting no master — not governments, not courts, not users — in turning political chaos and personal misery into profit. As Will Oremus puts it, Facebook is "a massive, global, highly ...
Thursday, 07 March 2019
Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH teens will never forget their time at Homestead High, the punishment they receive for seeking asylum in America. Read all
Wednesday, 06 March 2019
... internal documents that revealed the company's enthusiastic and highly profitable complicity in human rights abuses by the world's most torture- and murder-happy autocrats and dictators. The move sparked ...
Tuesday, 05 March 2019
13. Financialization is wearing out its welcome
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... profits by squeezing suppliers, paying its bills late, and cutting costs at the expense of growth -- only to have Kraft-Heinz's value drop by more than 50% in less than three years. This pattern is repeating ...
Monday, 04 March 2019
Elsevier (previously) is one of the titans of academic and scientific publishing, a wildly profitable and politically potent corporation whose market dominance has allowed it to extract ever-larger sums ...
Friday, 01 March 2019
London's estate agents were notorious profiteers of the property bubble, listing on the stock exchanges and rewarding investors with soaring share-prices that reflected the human misery of a city where ...
Thursday, 28 February 2019
Fox has been ordered to pay $179m to profit participants on the longrunning TV show Bones; the judgment includes $128m in punitive damages because the aribitrator that heard the case found that Fox had ...
Thursday, 28 February 2019
... stable housing). Martha Kegel is executive director of Unity New Orleans, the nonprofit that led the housing first coalition. In an interview with WBUR, she explains how the program worked in NOLA, and ...
Tuesday, 26 February 2019
... prevailing under Trump's CFPB boss Mick Mulvaney. The nonprofit Campaign for Accountability used public records requests, suing all the way up to the Georgia Supreme Court, to reveal how the industry ...
Tuesday, 26 February 2019
... few attempt it. Gascon’s office initially began the expungement process by hand and found about 1,000 cases to clear, but then teamed up with Code for America, a national nonprofit that uses technology ...
Monday, 25 February 2019
... authorities. The fine is more than ten times larger than the next-largest fine in French history, when HSBC paid €300m over its wrongdoing. The fine represents 92% of the bank's 2018 profits. After ...
Monday, 25 February 2019
Richard Sackler is the only known member of the powerful opioid family (previoulsy) to have been deposed; the 2015 deposition was published last week by Propublica and it reveals Sackler's bizarre rationalizations ...
Sunday, 24 February 2019
... Unicorn Project inspired Jordan and her mom Jen to start a non-profit, Born Just Right, to help other kids with […] Read more on MAKE The post How a Young Maker Helped Make Barbie More Inclusive ...
Thursday, 21 February 2019
... at $1.70/track, nearly double the going rate for music when not purchased from prison-system profiteers. The move was part of a switch to notorious prison contractors Jpay (previously), a division of ...
Wednesday, 20 February 2019
In the wake of Blizzard/Activision's announcement of mass layoffs following record profits, Liz Shuler of the AFL-CIO has published an open letter on Kotaku addressed to workers in the notoriously abusive ...
Saturday, 16 February 2019
Amazon doubled its profits in 2018, to $11.2 billion; the company will receive a $129 million tax rebate for the year. Though Trump denounced Amazon's tax return, Amazon actually has Trump's tax deal, ...
Saturday, 16 February 2019