Joel In the Media
Canadian lawyers accusing Twitter of stifling free speech score first victory in novel lawsuit
This National Post article covers the novel legal approach Joel and co-lawyer, Sujit Choudhry, are using to challenge Twitter’s decision to refuse to run a paid tweet for the film, The New Corporation.
Why this UBC prof sued Twitter for refusing to run a tweet promoting his documentary
Canadian Lawyer spoke with Joel Bakan, a University of British Columbia law professor, and Sujit Choudhry, a constitutional lawyer, about their ongoing lawsuit against Twitter.
Countersign Podcast Interview
Stewart Motha, Professor of Law at Birkbeck, interviews Joel to discuss the book and film, The New Corporation.
Joel Bakan on the psychopathic personality profile of Corporations
Joel is interviewed by Jack Stafford in this unique podcast where musicians interview inspirational people, in service to others, as inspiration for a brand new song.
Twitter’s Content Rules Are Arbitrary and Global: This Case Can Bring Reform
Ours is the story of a powerful tech giant’s arbitrary suppression of an independent artist and thinker’s right to free expression, and the legal battle to overturn it. Written by Joel Bakan and Sujit Choudry.
Devilish Charm: Review of The New Corporation Book
“Bakan is sharp when it comes to deception….With scalpel-like precision, [he] dissects the tools that have been designed to monitor and regulate corporate behaviour.”
The New Corporation v Twitter and Canada
Is Twitter so vital to public discussion that it must uphold freedom of expression when it comes to promotions? Joel explains his legal actions on the new Tech Insights podcast.
Russell Brand Interviews Joel in Beneath the Skin Podcast
Joel talks to Russell about what really happens at Davos and the true intentions of big business and CEOs. They discuss how power has shifted from government to corporations as they try to take over every aspect of our lives. What does this mean for democracy? How much power are we willing to give over to these companies? And are they really trying to do “good” or is just a facade to yield more control and ultimately…profit?
McKinsey’s role in opioid scandal happened under a boss who led the charge for stakeholder capitalism. Now he’s our ambassador to China
McKinsey & Company, an elite global consulting firm, recently agreed to pay $573 million (U.S.) to settle investigations into the role it played in “turbocharging” opioid sales. Any corner drug dealer will tell you that getting people hooked on drugs boosts sales and profits.
Capture Queue Interview with Joel
In the season finale of the Capture Queue podcast, Joel and Tracy discuss both his book and his recent documentary, The New Corporation, which he made alongside director Jennifer Abbott. Bakan explains why the duo believed a sequel was necessary all these years later, how Corporate Social Responsibility isn’t quite what it seems, and much, much more.
Biz Zombies Bite Back
Jorge Ignacio Castillo interviews Joel about The New Corporation in this fun-to-read Q and A format.
Examining the Tension Between Democracy and Corporate Capitalism
In this TV interview, Joel talks about The New Corporation, and how corporations are positioning themselves as “good actors” even in the midst of a pandemic.