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Amazon

As the online behemoth strengthens its monopoly over the marketplace, publishers, like bookstores, are in a fight for survival.

Burning an American Flag

American military and corporate power have triumphed over all rivals—so why does the United States still struggle to impose its will on the world?

Luxury Apartment

Shady magnates and corrupt politicians from all over the globe are stashing their ill-gotten wealth in luxurious Manhattan apartments.

Greg Page

But will Greg Page’s call to arms influence business leaders? Or the Republicans his firm donates to?

Foreclosed Home

Private equity firms are laying the foundation for the next financial crash in the rubble of the last one—and it’s already cost one child her life.

Jed Rakoff

The federal judge is waging a one-man war on bank-friendly SEC settlements.

The retail giant acknowledges that a “thorough review” is under way and vows “appropriate action” if violations are discovered.

Astra Taylor

Her new book reconsiders how democratic the digital world really is.

Richmond Progressive Alliance

In 2008, progressives won control of City Hall. Now, as elections loom, Chevron wants to take it back.

Blogs

Apparel workers are demanding action from the retail giant following a deadly factory fire and a set of beatings and stabbings allegedly fomented by a contractor.

April 18, 2013

Being able to stay home sick keeps workers and children healthy and businesses profitable.

April 3, 2013

Our friendly frackers have forgotten about the right of citizens to petition for a redress of grievances.

April 1, 2013

Who's getting all the government handouts? Corporations. And more than you might think.

April 1, 2013

As Congress considers immigration reform, workers plan a global day of action for June 6.

April 1, 2013

True conservatives should oppose the immunity from prosecution and tax loopholes that big banks and multinational companies enjoy.

March 26, 2013

Workers won their jobs back with a three-week strike, but then got fired all over again.

March 20, 2013

The problem of unfair and inscrutible boilerplate contracts might find its remedy in Washington or the state capitols—or we might be able to seize the day ourselves.

March 15, 2013

When you click on or sign an inscrutable boilerplate contract, you sign away rights. The problem is getting worse all the time—and helps explain a lot of our current economic woes, too.

March 14, 2013

The problem isn’t that Americans are spending more money on stuff—they’re not. It’s that stuff has gotten cheaper.

March 13, 2013