Greedflation. Price gouging. Pandemic profiteering. What happens when turning a profit is considered a bad thing? In this week’s episode, the FT’s US business editor Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson explains how a new message around corporate profits is resonating with the American public and causing headaches for executives.

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US companies face rising battle to fend off vilification over ‘excess’ profits

Joe Biden blasts Chevron chief as ‘sensitive’ after fuel-price criticism

The war on ‘woke capitalism’


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