Analysis Corporations sometimes do bad things. Let’s get that out of the way before the calls and tweets start flooding in.Sometimes the acts are intentional, sometimes not, but the damage was done. When Volkswagen created software that enabled its polluting cars to cheat emissions tests, that was bad. Same with Turing Pharmaceuticals, which in 2015 raised the price of a drug used to fight HIV from about $14 a pill to $750. Or when United Airlines had a customer dragged off a plane to give his seat to a crew member needed for another flight. It’s hard not to feel violated when corporations like Facebook peddle private information to marketers and political operatives, or when the former CEO of Sun Microsystems dismisses our concerns by saying, “You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it.” And while everyone tries to pay as little taxes as possible, it doesn’t seem right that Amazon and other mega-companies reportedly pay none.Corporations are at worst criminal and at best arrogant and unlikable. As basketball great Wilt Chamberlain once said, “Nobody roots for Goliath.” But corporations are damned for what they do, what they don’t do and what they maybe should’ve done. They shouldn’t be: Despite… Read full this story
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