Category Archives: public interest

Corporations First Purpose

Corporations were not originally created to maximize profit to stockholders, as most people today believe. They were first created to serve the public interest, the public purpose. Ralph Estes, Tyranny of the Bottom Line (1996), quoted from What Liberals Believe, … Continue reading

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Corporate Profits

The pursuit of corporate profit should no longer come at the expense of various elements of the public interest including the environment, human rights, the public safety, the dignity of employees, and the welfare of our communities. Robert C. Hinkley, … Continue reading

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