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The terms 'psychopathic' and 'pathological' are used by Black in the realms of social science, as Joel Bakan also demonstrated in his book The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power. I am in no way attempting to create stigmas about people living with mental health issues; nor am I ...
They cannot discuss the very reasonable claim advanced by the Canadian lawyer, Joel Bakan, that the corporate system – the most powerful economic and political force on the planet – is, in essence, a giant psychopath subordinating human and animal life to short-term profit. This cannot be debated even ...

Past recipients include Wade Davis, Maggie de Vries, Bev Sellars, Joel Bakan, Andrew MacLeod, Bob Hunter, and Richard Wagamese. Twigg described the story in Fighting for Space as one in which the city should take pride. "As a native Vancouverite, I see my city as an overly boastful and self-satisfied ...
In the book The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, Canadian authors Mark Achabar, Jenifer Abbott, and Joel Bakan (2003) present a history of the growth of large corporations in the world, addressing social and environmental issues like the use of products harmful to the biosphere, ...
... Chris Tollefson (UVic), Nicole Schabus (Thompson Rivers University), Joel Bakan (UBC), and David Boyd (UBC). “It's the right thing to do,” said Tollefson, executive director of the Pacific Centre for Environmental Law and Litigation. “It's become very mainstream, the idea that democratic expression needs ...
It is clear that the options for who governs B.C. are constrained by important constitutional principles. Vibrant democracies depend upon those principles being observed. Securing their observance is the responsibility of the Lieutenant-Governor. Joel Bakan and Margot Young are professors at the Peter A.

In his book The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, author, filmmaker and law professor Joel Bakan traced the corporation's rise to dominance, right back to its origins centuries ago. Bakan illuminated how these juggernauts are required by law to elevate their own interests above ...
Joel Bakan, University of British Columbia law professor and a constitutional law scholar, has weighed in on the controversial proposal, E80, which is the employers' proposal on class size, class composition and specialist teachers. Bakan says he understands the B.C. Teachers' Federation's concerns ...
... the political will, it is possible to create laws and enforce mechanisms that would properly regulate corporations. We just don't do it. A screening of The Corporation will take place on Monday, May 26 at 7 p.m. at Vancouver's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts. A panel discussion hosted by Joel Bakan will follow.
Vancouver, British Columbia. WHEN I sit with my two teenagers, and they are a million miles away, absorbed by the titillating roil of online social life, the addictive pull of video games and virtual worlds, as they stare endlessly at video clips and digital pictures of themselves and their friends, it feels like ...
“We have, over the last three hundred years constructed a remarkably efficient wealth-creating machine, but it is now out of control.” (p159) The out-of-control machine to which Bakan refers in his highly readable and informative book is the corporation. Few entities are as damaging to the environment as are corporations.
... Chris Tollefson (UVic), Nicole Schabus (Thompson Rivers University), Joel Bakan (UBC), and David Boyd (UBC). “It's the right thing to do,” said Tollefson, executive director of the Pacific Centre for Environmental Law and Litigation. “It's become very mainstream, the idea that democratic expression needs ...
Joel Bakan, a UBC law professor and author of The Corporation, which analyzes the modern-day behavior of corporations, was also on campus that day. Bakan says APEC was "the first in a chain of anti-globalization protests" led by concerns about neo-liberalism and the expanding power of corporations ...
It is clear that the options for who governs B.C. are constrained by important constitutional principles. Vibrant democracies depend upon those principles being observed. Securing their observance is the responsibility of the Lieutenant-Governor. Joel Bakan and Margot Young are professors at the Peter A.
In his book The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, author, filmmaker and law professor Joel Bakan traced the corporation's rise to dominance, right back to its origins centuries ago. Bakan illuminated how these juggernauts are required by law to elevate their own interests above ...
Joel Bakan, University of British Columbia law professor and a constitutional law scholar, has weighed in on the controversial proposal, E80, which is the employers' proposal on class size, class composition and specialist teachers. Bakan says he understands the B.C. Teachers' Federation's concerns ...
Vancouver, British Columbia. WHEN I sit with my two teenagers, and they are a million miles away, absorbed by the titillating roil of online social life, the addictive pull of video games and virtual worlds, as they stare endlessly at video clips and digital pictures of themselves and their friends, it feels like ...

“We have, over the last three hundred years constructed a remarkably efficient wealth-creating machine, but it is now out of control.” (p159) The out-of-control machine to which Bakan refers in his highly readable and informative book is the corporation. Few entities are as damaging to the environment as are corporations.
In the book The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, Canadian authors Mark Achabar, Jenifer Abbott, and Joel Bakan (2003) present a history of the growth of large corporations in the world, addressing social and environmental issues like the use of products harmful to the biosphere, ...
Joel Bakan, a UBC law professor and author of The Corporation, which analyzes the modern-day behavior of corporations, was also on campus that day. Bakan says APEC was "the first in a chain of anti-globalization protests" led by concerns about neo-liberalism and the expanding power of corporations ...
Margot Young and Joel Bakan moderate a discussion on "Reimagining the Constitution", featuring David Suzuki, DJ Larkin, Grand Chief Ed ...
About this time I also read Joel Bakan's superb The Corporation, and another chink of light helped illuminate the darkness even more: big ...
As part of Canada Day celebrations taking place across the country, the Vancouver Public Library has revealed the top 10 most borrowed ...
Joel Bakan and Margot Young are professors at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of B.C.; Jeremy Webber is professor at the ...
UBC law professor Joel Bakan, creator of the acclaimed financial documentary, The Corporation, says 'in the past 30 years of economic ...
In his book The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, author, filmmaker and law professor Joel Bakan traced the ...
Joel Bakan, University of British Columbia law professor and a constitutional law scholar, has weighed in on the controversial proposal, E80, ...
Joel Bakan, UBC law professor and co-creator of The Corporation, says 'we are no longer a society that has corporations within it, but we have ...
Joel Bakan, a law professor at the University of British Columbia, is the author of “Childhood Under Siege: How Big Business Targets Children.
THE Supreme Court's decision to strike California's ban on selling and renting violent video games to young people raises the obvious ...
“We have, over the last three hundred years constructed a remarkably efficient wealth-creating machine, but it is now out of control.” (p159) The out-of-control ...
As part of Canada Day celebrations taking place across the country, the Vancouver Public Library has revealed the top 10 most borrowed ...
Joel Bakan and Margot Young are professors at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of B.C.; Jeremy Webber is professor at the ...
“It was Noam Chomsky, The Corporation by Joel Bakan, Howard Zinn, some poetry, books on tracking by Tom Brown – tracking animals – uh, ...
UBC law professor Joel Bakan, creator of the acclaimed financial documentary, The Corporation, says 'in the past 30 years of economic ...
In his book The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, author, filmmaker and law professor Joel Bakan traced the ...
Joel Bakan, University of British Columbia law professor and a constitutional law scholar, has weighed in on the controversial proposal, E80, ...
Joel Bakan, UBC law professor and co-creator of The Corporation, says 'we are no longer a society that has corporations within it, but we have ...
Joel Bakan, a law professor at the University of British Columbia, is the author of “Childhood Under Siege: How Big Business Targets Children.
These traits, as Joel Bakan brilliantly suggested in his book The Corporation, are encrypted into the very fabric of modern corporations – part of ...
It does not surprise Professor Joel Bakan, a professor of law at the University of British Columbia (Canada) that has contributed to a study entitled "Do Psychopats Run the World?
In 2011, Joel Bakan wrote in "Children Under Siege": "It is a sad and alarming truth that for each successive generation children carry more and greater amounts of industrial chemicals in their bodies than do their parents.
Novelist Ahmad Fuadi agrees with the adage that great writers are those who read more than write. Based on his personal experience, the man, who completed his Master's degree in media and public affairs at George Washington University, said it took him ...
Rather than trumpeting free-trade deals and open borders, they would again support the sovereign nation-state - which left-wing UBC law professor Joel Bakan, creator of the movie The Corporation, says is necessary to provide all citizens with ...
Joel Bakan, a professor at the Allard School of Law at the University of B.C., said if disputes arise in the discussion, they would not go directly back to the Supreme Court of Canada, but would go though the normal labour relations dispute-resolution ...
According to Joel Bakan, a professor at the University of British Columbia's Allard School of Law, the Supreme Court of Canada, in several recent cases, has been consistent and "quite bullish" in protecting workers' rights under the Charter, including ...
Om nog een laatste duit in het zakje te doen, waar veel al gezegd is: 'The Corporation' (2004) van Joel Bakan is met CETA/TTIP nog 100% actueel. (Eerste vijf jaar waren de onderhandelingen over CETA strikt geheim.). Bakan analyseert in het boek het ...
This is a corporate sponsored election charade doing business as usual and distracting people from the real power behind the veil.
To assess this urgent and growing threat, Common Ground contacted Joel Bakan, a UBC law professor (and guitarist) and author of The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power (2004).
To assess this urgent and growing threat, Common Ground contacted Joel Bakan, a UBC law professor (and guitarist) and author of The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power (2004).


 

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