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Carl Rhodes

Carl Rhodes

Carl Rhodes is Professor of Organization Studies at UTS Business School Business School in Sydney, Australia. His research critically investigates the ethico-political dimensions of business activity and working life, with a special focus on justice, equality, resistance, dissent and democracy. His latest book, “Woke Capitalism: How Corporate Morality is Sabotaging Democracy” (Bristol University Press).

Articles by this author

 

Is Woke Capitalism the New Trickle-Down Economics?

Stakeholder capitalism might be a feel-good corporate-friendly ideology, but so long as some stakeholders are (extremely) more equal than others, it is a flimsy fig leaf trying to hide an economic system that is producing ever-increasing levels of inequality.

Carl Rhodes ·


Are Crazed Commies Running American Corporations?

If we agree that economic justice is a defining issue for socialism, then complaining that CEOs and business owners have made an abrupt left-turn is patently ludicrous.

Carl Rhodes ·


Beware Corporate ‘Democracy Washing’: Twitter, Trump, and the Danger of Privatizing the Fight Against Fascism

Twitter canceling Trump’s account shows that real political power in the United States shifted from government to corporations.

Peter Bloom ·


Don't Be Fooled by a Wolf in Woke Clothing: How the World's Billionaires Are Cashing in on Covid-19

Woke capitalists are not socialists in disguise, they represent a very real and dangerous side of contemporary capitalism. 

Carl Rhodes ·


Where Are All the Woke Capitalists Now?

The COVID-19 crisis clearly shows that the neoliberal experiment has failed to prepare the world for crisis.  But, it demonstrates that the experiment is not any good for normal times either.

Carl Rhodes ·


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