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Romney and his kind turned much of our economy into a betting parlor—how did he ever become a serious candidate for the presidency?

Will the EPA Force Chemical Plants to Go Safe?

One in three Americans are put in danger by chemical facilities. The EPA has the authority to require safer processes.

As a bookseller, Amazon has left no corner of the publishing world untouched. What will happen as it ventures into publishing original content?

 

The former JP Morgan director makes the case for "Robin Hood" taxes.

Cleanup efforts after the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster

Moral indignation is no longer enough to combat the power of Big Oil.

When it comes to defending homeowners from the big banks, the California attorney general is on a roll.

As a hot summer rolls on and the lockout enters its third week, New York City unions ramp up the pressure. 

 The classroom and the boardroom are two very different worlds.

Healthcare Advocates: Time To Bury the Hatchet

As a former insurance flack, I know progressive infighting over Obamacare will play right into the industry's hands.

Those demanding change in response to the Libor scandal forget how deeply the corruption is rooted.

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Nurses and their allies launch a national campaign to push for a tax on financial transactions.

June 19, 2012

The GOP candidate’s bus tour skips communities battered by Bain Capital.

June 19, 2012

With different backgrounds but matching policies, the former Minnesota governor is on Mitt’s short list for running mate. 

June 18, 2012

 An obscure federal agency regulates complicated financial markets as well as oil speculators, and Republicans want to cut its funding. 

June 11, 2012

As the Department of Justice weakly defends its record on pursuing financial crimes, the RMBS makes a promising hire. 

June 5, 2012

Obama stands the best shot at getting re-elected by making the election a choice between the 99 percent and the 1 percent.

May 15, 2012

When will Congress and the White House wake up to the fact that big banks are still playing with bombs? 

May 15, 2012

Romney's claim that he has created more jobs than Obama is impossible to take seriously

May 14, 2012

In Des Moines, home to Wells Fargo’s mortgage division, protesters took a stand against the bank’s abusive lending practices.

April 23, 2012

A sharp new film investigates how the Kochs’ efforts to sell off our democracy are impacting public policies.

April 23, 2012