We are the owners of our own health, not the corporate-medical-industrial complex. We must reclaim our rights to privacy, our fundamental right to make choices without being hounded by medical big brother, and our personal medical autonomy.
It's time for a new discussion of how the business sector can work with government not only to create wealth -- which continues to vastly benefit the already-wealthy -- but to build human capital and human opportunity.
Will there continue to be trade-offs between shareholder value maximization and social good? Absolutely. We live in an imperfect world. Does there have to be a trade-off between the two in all instances? Only if we collectively decide to make it so. Let's not.
If given forthright answers, even a 10-year-old can figure out that shareholder value maximization isn't even vaguely motivating for employees. And yet it is a common rallying cry for many companies. Pathetic.
More than ever, the networked world is holding corporate interests accountable for their environmental and human rights abuses. Don't let people power be silenced. Stop corporate censorship of the internet.
One refrain that has hurt Gingrich's campaign is the allegation that he did something illegal in accepting $1.6 million from Freddie Mac. As Newt's experience shows, there are plenty of ways to be involved in Washington corruption without breaking a single law.
For 80 years, Americans have feared robots, worrying they might one day rule the world. In 2011 we realized our real enemies are not robots, but multinational corporations, who have declared war on democracy.