The Next Shareholder Revolution

This report analyzes the history of social reformers interested in using financial technologies and institutions for egalitarian ends and explores three current-day sources of such influence: ethical shareholder activists, pension funds, and sovereign wealth funds.

January 2019 · Owen F. Davis

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All Roads Lead To Wall Street (Dissent)

Calls for unions and activists to transform Wall Street from the inside have proliferated since 2008. But when progressives organize as shareholders—the financialization of protest—good intentions inevitably run up against a fundamental obstacle: the bottom line.

October 2018 · Owen F. Davis