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The Senate recently defeated an attempt to weaken crucial regulations on derivatives. Why and how should derivatives be regulated?

BP, Transocean and Halliburton elude blame one after the other when asked about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes guest-hosts the Rachel Maddow show and reports on the “remarkable” showing from the Senate as they unanimously voted to audit the Federal Reserve.

Katrina vanden Heuvel appears on The Ed Show attacking the disparate income equality resulting from unfair tax cuts.

In Washington, big ideas for financial reform are suddenly gaining momentum.

At the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh, activists will push the United States to back proposals to regulate CEO compensation and require corporate responsibility.

Big profits on Wall Street, and the big bonuses they fund, are not justified by the marketplace.

They just don't get it. The Nation's Chris Hayes discusses the refusal of Wall Street CEOs to let their unearned bonuses go.

People are wriggling free of the fetters of corporate culture.

Gone are the days of equal protection. Intense natural disasters like the California wildfires are being met with a new model: privatized disaster response.

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A new study finds board quotas don’t improve conditions for the average working woman, but they do the job of giving women more representation among powerful roles.

July 7, 2014

More than 200 internal documents implicate a garment factory used by Walmart, Macy’s, JCPenney and Kohl’s.

January 23, 2014

Meanwhile, officials have cleared two-thirds of affected residents' water as safe to drink.

January 16, 2014

Scores of West Virginians are reporting symptoms related to exposure to chemical-tainted water.

January 15, 2014

While feigning outrage at worker abuse in Bangladesh, the US government has been quietly supporting the same sweatshop factories used by Walmart and The Gap.

January 7, 2014

Will the Justice Department finally pursue criminal charges against the megabank for its long list of misdeeds?

October 21, 2013

He knows how to use public posts to check and balance the money power. But Spitzer’s dismissal of public financing of campaigns makes for an unsettling comeback.

July 8, 2013

Workers and supporters urged Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, a Walmart board member, to address the firing of eleven Walmart worker-activists.

June 24, 2013

A Walmart pep rally and a union-backed protest took place some fifty feet apart at Walmart’s Bentonville "home office."

June 5, 2013

A senior member of Congress pushes retailers and brands to make “the moral choice” to address condition that produce predictable tragedy.

May 6, 2013