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Who controls the world? Resources for understanding this visualization of the global economyWho controls the world? Resources for understanding this visualization of the global economy

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Occupy Wall Street’s slogan “We are the 99%” had been echoing through the United States and the world for just over a month when James B. Glattfelder and his co-authors released the study “The Network of Global Corporate Control” in October 2011. The study was a scientific look at our global economy, revealing how control […]

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6 talks about problems with patents

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

The Wright Brothers’ flying machine took off from Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17, 1903. Credited as the first to successfully fly an airplane, the Wright Brothers were one of several in the early aviation game who were filing patents for their innovations and suing competitors who stepped on their turf. However, the US […]