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In early October, Iraq's US-appointed Governing Council awarded the
country's first mobile phone licenses to three companies from the Middle
East.

The Federal Trade Commission has acknowledged that the epidemic of
identity theft claimed almost 10 million victims last year.

Activists say no to corporate giveaways.

Watch for William Greider's forthcoming book The Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths to a Moral Economy, due in bookstores in early September. Click here for info on the book and original reflections and riffs from Greider.

Unocal's pipeline in Burma becomes a test case in corporate responsibility.

How to "privatize" a country and make millions.

Nothing deepens your cynicism quicker than the power of money in
American politics.

Now Wal-Mart's banned those mags for lads
But so far hasn't banned the scads
Of other soft-core porn on view--
Like busty dolls that do kung fu,

Two major lawsuits--filed in the United States against multinational
corporations including GM, IBM and Citigroup for aiding and abetting
apartheid--are at a critical juncture.

Blogs

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

As corporations quit, shadowy group disbands task force that developed voter suppression and “shoot first” laws. But ALEC still pushes "model" bills that attack labor, environment, education.

April 17, 2012

Want to end pay discrimination? All it takes is raising the minimum wage, increasing unionization and passing family leave policies!

April 17, 2012