Greed is good. Or so said Michael Douglas’ character Gordon Gekko in the 1980s hit film Wall Street. Gekko went further, stating “Greed, in all of its forms; greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge has marked the upward surge of mankind”.’
But greed also leads Australian banks to steal from dead people.
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The industry spends billions of dollars per year convincing Americans that bottled water is safer than tap—even though more than two-thirds of the product comes from municipal water sources
There were other concerning details in the contract, like the high rates Whitefish was charging for labor. The company was paying $240 an hour for a general foreman and $227 for a lineman. For some context, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says first-line supervisors of construction sites make about $43 an hour and construction laborers make about $23 an hour.
The long read: For a century, the East India Company conquered, subjugated and plundered vast tracts of south Asia. The lessons of its brutal reign have never been more relevant
J. Michael Pearson, CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals, unabashedly defends greedy poli
cy of shareholders over sick people.
Heather Bresch, Mylan executive who came under public scrutiny this week for raising EpiPen prices, reportedly raised prices more than 20% on 24 products
U.S. corporations are twitching in the conglomerate pods and abruptly jumping to Mexico