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OUR Walmart

Taking inspiration from small strikes and actions over the past few years, OUR Walmart activists struck a note of dissent at the corporation’s annual party.

CAP

The prominent liberal think tank still skirts questions about its donors.

Myriad genetic testing

In the wake of Angelina Jolie’s well-intentioned exhortation for “every woman” to explore their risk of breast cancer, one company stands to make a staggering profit.

Barack Obama Penny Pritzker

Penny Pritzker's nomination shows how financiers keep being rewarded even as the country suffers the financial crisis they wrought.

Walmart

The charges form the crux of a federal discrimination lawsuit that goes to trial this month.

General Electric

The tax savings of 19 US companies that park their money abroad would be more than enough to cover the $85 billion sequester cuts.

Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Under the leadership of Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the Walmart Foundation used generous gifts to grease the way for store expansions.

President Bill Clinton

At the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Wall Street Project event, Clinton said taxes earned on up to 1.7 trillion repatriated dollars should be used to build a jobs-creating infrastructure fund.

Timothy Geithner

Those responsible for the crisis continue to be rewarded, as Timothy Geithner’s Treasury Department approves tens of millions of dollars in bonuses for Goldman Sachs executives with ties to the Obama administration.

Dan Quayle

In mythology, Cerberus is the three-headed dog that guards the gates of Hades. How perfect a name for a company whose leaders have sold their souls.

Blogs

Performance bonuses are tax deductible and subsidies for executive excess add up to over $14 billion a year. Enough is enough.

August 23, 2012

If every trade carried a cost, how quickly do you think Wall St. would rein in the robots?

August 3, 2012

With the soon-to-be GOP nominee collecting checks from executives of banks tied to the Libor scandal, Americans have a right to ask which team Romney is on.

July 26, 2012

Yahoo’s appointment of a female CEO is historic, but that doesn’t mean she’s coming in with plans to blaze trails for other women.

July 18, 2012

The head of the Bank of England now says bankers’ lies about interest rates “meet my definition of fraud.” Will US officials finally crack down?

July 17, 2012

In an election landscape where corporate power is virtually unchecked, some local governments are taking matters into their own hands.

July 16, 2012

The workers at Republic Windows and Doors have formed a co-op, New Era Windows, and made a bid to buy the plant. The factory’s current owners seem intent on selling off its parts instead.

July 4, 2012

Chelsea Green employees celebrated July 4th this year, not only independent but as brand-new employee-owners of their company.

July 4, 2012

That CEOs make better presidents has been Romney’s mantra, but a quick look at history says otherwise.

June 21, 2012

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

April 23, 2012