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Visão | Susana Peralta: “O capitalismo irá resistir às alterações climáticas? Dificilmente”
A economista e professora da Nova SBE esteve na conferência anual da Exame e desafiou a audiência a refletir sobre a capacidade do capitalismo para lidar com o combate às alterações climáticas e com as suas consequências.
capitalism  environment  climate-change 
20 days ago by hthief
Facebook moderators break their NDAs to expose desperate working conditions - The Verge
At Facebook’s worst-performing content moderation site, operated by Cognizant in Tampa, FL one contractor has died, others have developed PTSD and fear for their lives.
facebook  labor  capitalism 
23 days ago by hthief
Anand Giridharadas on Twitter: "Stunning new data: The world’s 2,200 billionaires grew 12 percent wealthier in 2018. Meanwhile, the bottom half of the world got 11 percent poorer. Don’t be Pinkered into everything’s-getting-better complacency. The f
The world’s 2,200 billionaires grew 12 percent wealthier in 2018. Meanwhile, the bottom half of the world got 11 percent poorer.

Don’t be Pinkered into everything’s-getting-better complacency.

The few are monopolizing progress.
economic_inequality  geopolitics  capitalism 
march 2019 by hthief
Why This Shitting Peasant Is the Christmas Symbol We Need Today | Current Affairs
Thus, while the commodification of el caganer might seem like a depressing development, in reality it should make us feel hopeful and emboldened. It shows that there is a demand for the rich and powerful to be humbled.
catalunya  christmas  tradition  capitalism  symbols 
december 2018 by hthief
Vendedores ambulantes de Lisboa queixam-se de turistas “pedinchões” e mal-educados • O Corvo
Various street sellers are interviewed regarding the state of tourism in Lisbon and how they perceived the changes and their hopes and fears, the general feel seems weariness, the influx of more street sellers and cheaper tourism has saturated the market while the tourists themselves are described as being more unfriendly than before
tourism  lisbon  portugal  capitalism 
july 2018 by hthief
The mind-blowing stupidity of Wells Fargo
How Wells Fargo screwed their employees and they in turn screwed their costumers.
USA  banks  wells-fargo  capitalism  labour 
september 2016 by hthief
Olympic Cover-Up: Why You Won’t See Some Shoe Logos - The New York Times
How contracts and sponsorship's go head to head with the athletes livelihood
olympics  capitalism  labour 
august 2016 by hthief

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