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How a US government loan enabled an environmentally destructive project plagued by lethal landslide, police repression and civil unrest.

Averting planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth.

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.

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