Hospital Groups Sue to Block Price-Transparency Rule – WSJ

Corporations continue to try to pretend they deserve the same Constitutional rights as individuals, here arguing that the kind of disclosure requirements the government has successfully imposed for decades to make sure consumers get the information they need to make informed choices violate the First Amendment freedom of speech. The courts recognized that commercial speech…

Capitalism Is a Blessing — IQ2US Debates

The IQ Squared Debate series has experts debate today’s the most complex and hotly contested topics. Coming: Is what we get from capitalism worth what we pay for it? We will post a recording of the debate as soon as it is available. Recent polls show that two out of three Americans support capitalism. But…

Crash Course — The Corporate Governance/Strategy Failures of Boeing

At The New Republic, Maureen Tkacik writes about what went wrong at Boeing and how it relates to other corporate failures: Airplane manufacturing is no different from mortgage lending or insulin distribution or make-believe blood analyzing software—another cash cow for the one percent, bound inexorably for the slaughterhouse. In the now infamous debacle of the…

The Market Response to Business: More Long Term/Public Good Focus

Andrew Ross Sorkin reports on the sense of one of the most significant business summits, the Milkin Institute Global Conference. The theme of this year’s meeting is significant in itself: “Driving Shared Prosperity.” And so are the results of the survey showing the need for more credible business leaders and products: Edelman’s latest “Trust Barometer:…