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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.

Libor: The Crime of the Century

The interest rate scandal surrounding England’s Barclays Bank is corruption like we’ve never seen it before.

Lockout at Con Ed

Days after being locked out, the utility company’s union workers show that they’re not going down without a fight.

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

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, but in other recent decisions has also guaranteed that corporations will have even more power to shape public debate about the issue.

Protest against the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would grant enormous new powers to corporations, is a massive assault on democracy.

Two decades of economic growth in the US has been wiped out, but all is going swimmingly for the Fed's in-crowd.

Blogs

As its battle against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan intensifies, Big Coal is getting a lot of help from friends in high places.

March 25, 2015

The debt crisis has little to do with poor budgeting and everything to do with crony capitalism.

March 4, 2015

Under the new “Pay With Lovin’” campaign, McDonald’s employees won’t just have to do their jobs; they’ll have to put on a performance for customers.

February 2, 2015

It’s time again for America’s annual concussion carnival.

January 29, 2015

Federal prosecutors want to put one in prison for taking kickbacks for doing political favors. The other has been richly rewarded for defrauding investors and saving fellow bankers from criminal prosecution.

January 27, 2015

A Dallas hedge-fund operator says he's going to attack the pharmaceutical industry for over-pricing drugs.

January 20, 2015

An estimated half-million to 1.5 million children are involved in the cocoa trade. 

December 22, 2014

Walmart to pregnant women: choose between a healthy pregnancy and a job.

December 19, 2014

But opposition among Democrats is growing.

December 10, 2014

House Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly approve extending absurd corporate tax breaks.

December 5, 2014