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Riverton Houses

The New York real estate market has become a private equity playground, and the result has been a disaster for tenants and the market alike.

Paul Singer

Paul Singer is one of the Republican Party’s most effective fundraisers—and a leading proponent of using military force against Tehran. 

Surveillance

Now that household items connect to the Internet, what people do with their private lives will be monitored ever more closely.

Ron Unz

The conservative businessman and activist talks to The Nation about his unlikely support for raising the minimum wage, his views on immigration and more. 

By pouring money into politics, pesticide companies have beat back attempts to protect the public.

Elizabeth Warren

Senator Elizabeth Warren points out that reviving this old institution would provide basic services to millions of underserved Americans.

NSA headquarters

It's increasingly clear that the online world is, for both government surveillance types and corporate sellers, a new Wild West where anything goes.

Blogs

If every trade carried a cost, how quickly do you think Wall St. would rein in the robots?

August 3, 2012

A company that supports hate runs the risk of being told that it’s not welcome.

July 31, 2012

After a day of stumbles in London, Mitt finally gets on message, telling international bankers he’ll fight regulation. In return, they give him $2 million.

July 27, 2012

 Eric on some classic Jazz, Reed on a glimpse into the 1%. 

July 27, 2012

With the soon-to-be GOP nominee collecting checks from executives of banks tied to the Libor scandal, Americans have a right to ask which team Romney is on.

July 26, 2012

Mitt is using the Olympic opening to collect cash from bankers who are at the center of an international rate-fixing scandal.

July 20, 2012

After spending untold amounts of money battling the creation of the bureau, Capital One finds itself the first victim. 

July 18, 2012

Yahoo’s appointment of a female CEO is historic, but that doesn’t mean she’s coming in with plans to blaze trails for other women.

July 18, 2012

The head of the Bank of England now says bankers’ lies about interest rates “meet my definition of fraud.” Will US officials finally crack down?

July 17, 2012

In an election landscape where corporate power is virtually unchecked, some local governments are taking matters into their own hands.

July 16, 2012