Corporate citizen

Despite his book’s title, Lawrence Mitchell is not throwing bricks at corporate America. A research professor at the George Washington Law School, Mitchell indicts corporations from within the leviathan—that is, from within the legal framework that shapes American businesses. His argument is accessible, flamboyant, and disturbing to anyone whose future is secured by TIAA-CREF or church pension funds. It is both a personal—even penitential—moral inventory of investment strategy and an exercise in civic thought.

 

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