Joel Bakan

Professor of Law, University of British Columbia


Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia, specializing in commercial and constitutional law. Author of several books, including The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power    

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Corporate America is divided on the issue of global warming.

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Corporate America is divided on the issue of global warming.

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