Category: Business / Finance

ECONOMY: Revert to full employment to overcome neoliberalism and COVID-19 Jobs crisis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=19&v=FhBBPi1OACU&feature=emb_logo Economist Robert Pollin advocates a macroeconomic agenda centered on full employment to deal with the rapidly unfolding jobs crisis. By Lynn Fries/GPEnewsdocs Economist Robert Pollin advocates a macroeconomic agenda centered on full employment to deal with the rapidly unfolding jobs crisis. The decades-long neoliberal attack on the working class […]

TECHNOLOGY: Apple is trying to reclaim its major innovator status (by making you wash your hands)

Photo: Apple By Margarietha de Villiers Scheepers, Senior Lecturer Entrepreneurship and InnovationUniversity of the Sunshine Coast & Martie-Louise Verreynne Professor in Innovation and Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor, RMIT University Market commentators view Apple’s announcements at this week’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2020 (WWDC) as one of the company’s most important strategic moves […]

Heavy tariff on Chinese products to curb imports? A Trump ‘solution’ for India

By counterview.net By NS Venkataraman* Whether Government of India would admit or not, it is crystal clear that India is facing a war-like situation with China today.The most important thing that India needs to do now is to convey firm impression to the Chinese government that India would not buckle […]

RBI directed to allow the Bank of China to operate in India

By Bhabani Shankar Nayak* In the middle of a global pandemic, China started an unprovoked border conflict with India. It unraveled trust deficit and ties between the two neighbors. As thousands of Chinese troops tried occupying Indian territory, the Narendra Modi-led BJP government directs the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) […]

Public health and private profits under COVID-19 pandemic

The pandemic might be devastating countries, the people and their livelihoods, but is good for some companies and their stockholders, like the ones that hold patents for N95 masks, lifesaving medicines or vaccines. By Prabir Purkayastha MELBOURNE, 25 April 2020: During an interview with Jonas Salk, the creator of the […]