It’s time to stop giving more rights to global corporations

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The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has published new research that shows that increased market power of global corporations is driving global income inequality.

  • Dr Patricia Ranald
  • Brisbane Times

It notes that “in 2009–2015, the surplus profits of the top 1 per cent of publicly listed firms in a new UNCTAD firm-level database represented 55 per cent of recorded operating profits,” and recommends a…

JJ 1aThis research supports the case against giving corporations greater legal powers to sue governments over changes to domestic laws in trade deals, (known as…

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