Some American corporations are showing they have the sensibility of an ethical person

by Rashmee

Posted on October 8, 2019


For nearly a decade, corporate personhood has been hugely controversial in the United States. Ever since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling in 2010, upholding the rights of corporations to make political expenditures under the First Amendment, confers the right to free speech on a person or an association of people. Of … Continue reading “Some American corporations are showing they have the sensibility of an ethical person”

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Corporate compassion: What Ukraine thought a while ago, US thinks tomorrow

by Rashmee

Posted on August 26, 2019


The good thing is American business wants to rethink its role. The bad news is no one’s really talking about massive redistributive justice. Last week more than 180 American CEOs said that corporations didn’t only need to serve shareholders. They acknowledged a responsibility for staff and customers, as well as the communities within which they’re … Continue reading “Corporate compassion: What Ukraine thought a while ago, US thinks tomorrow”

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Big business should be selling globalism if it knows what’s good for it

by Rashmee

Posted on July 15, 2019


In the context of Donald Trump’s vicious attacks on four Democratic Congresswomen for looking different, here’s an interesting idea promoted not too long ago by Michael R Strain (Twitter handle: @MichaelRStrain), director of economic policy studies and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. If big business wants to adopt a social cause, why not … Continue reading “Big business should be selling globalism if it knows what’s good for it”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK