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Can We Stall Disinvestment Further?

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Yves Smith's Op-Ed On Myopic Corporate Greed In Today's NYT ...
Naked Capitalism Publisher Yves Smith and financial adviser and investment newsletter publisher Rob Parenteau have co-authored an op-ed in today’s NY Times (links, below). This morning, over at her Naked Capitalism blog, Yves provides us with the backstory, along with their unedited copy: “ Our New York Times Op Ed on the Corporate Savings Glut .”What it boils down to, IMHO, is when corporations are stripmining their near-record profits, as opposed to reinvesting them in times of economic downturns, the results for society are devastating. Combine this reality with a legislative branch in complete ... market research, surveys and trends
Are Profits Hurting Capitalism: Myopic Coporate Greed Undermines ...
Naked Capitalism Publisher Yves Smith and financial advisor and investment newsletter publisher Rob Parenteau have co-authored an op-ed in today’s NY Times (links, below). This morning, over at her Naked Capitalism blog, Yves provides us with the backstory, along with their unedited copy: “Our New York Times Op Ed on the Corporate Savings Glut.”What it boils down to, IMHO, is when corporations are stripmining their near-record profits, as opposed to reinvesting them in times of economic downturns, the results for society are devastating. Combine this reality with a legislative branch in complete corporatocratic rapture (i.e.: ... market research, surveys and trends

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CAN WE STALL DISINVESTMENT FURTHER?

Chowk: Business & Economy: Can We Stall Disinvestment Further?
’s long-term debt has been cut to BB-plus from BBB-minus. Ratings agency Standard & Poor has, on the 19th of September, lowered India ’s local currency denominated debt rating to ‘junk’, based on the poor level of public sector finances, and the recent failure in pushing privatization measures. This, the agency has said, surely lowers investor confidence and forces the government to borrow more. The slow pace of economic reform , and a growing sense of gloom, weakens India ’s position and further weakens its potential. This year has not been very heartening for the Indian economy . The recession ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Chancellor Linda Katehi: Additional Q&A from Fall Dialogue
 with Chancellor Linda Katehi, her student assistants collected questions from students who didn't get a chance to ask them during the two-hour session. Here are their questions and Chancellor Katehi's responses.) Q . I am aware that sustainability is the theme of the University this year.  I chose to attend Davis over UC Berkeley and UCLA because of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences with sustainability in mind.   Why is it that the most ecologically sustainable affordable housing on campus, the Tri-Cooperatives, are being closed as business decisions by Student Housing? ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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It's the Corporate Savings Glut, Stupid! The Hysteria of Marching to Austeria
argued energetically that the now-established trend of the corporate sector to save, as opposed to invest in growth, in advanced economies, and even most emerging economies, was tantamount to capitalists abandoning their traditional role. It reminded me of an article I had written in 2005, “ The Incredible Shrinking Corporation ,” for the Conference Board’s magazine Across the Board, on how companies were trying to starve themselves into attractive- looking performance though the then-unprecedented act of saving in a time of economic expansion, which is tantamount to disinvestment. Rob’s post made further key points ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Download Susan Stall's article "Community Organizing or Organizing ...
cuss the implications of each model and questions for further research and practice. ...... consciousness develops, of how we can collectively change the world. .... whose social relationships have been destroyed by disinvestment, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Mansfield, Ohio —PR Project œ Path to Revitalization“ Brownfield ...
values in turn have triggered further disinvestment and abandonment. ... The multiple layers of State and Federal regulations that can pertain to a brownfield ... We must minimize the retroactive liabilities to innocent participants in an effort to ... Redevelopment will inevitably stall. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
COMMUNITY ORGANIZING OR ORGANIZING COMMUNITY
This paper is adapted from presentations at the annual meetings of the Midwest Sociological Society, and the American Sociological Association, and COMM-ORG: The On-Line Conference on Community Organizing and Development.   This paper looks at two strains of urban community organizing, distinguished by philosophy and often by gender, and influenced by the historical division of American society into public and private spheres. We compare the well-known Alinsky model, which focuses on communities organizing for power, and what we call the women-centered model, which focuses on organizing relationships to build community. ...
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