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The talking heads of cable news are leading double lives as paid lobbyists for corporations.

Citizens United raises the questions: why is speech the functional equivalent of money, and why are corporations considered persons?

The Citizens United campaign finance decision makes it possible for the nation's most powerful economic interests to manipulate not just individual electoral contests but political discourse itself.

As GM shutters a plant, an Ohio city in decline struggles to imagine a future.

By refusing to acknowledge Fox News's avowed partisanship, its MSM defenders diminish the work of honest journalists who try to play fair.

The Supreme Court is poised to overrule decisions restricting corporate speech in political campaigns.

How did Wal-Mart become so successful that its merciless economic model could threaten its own bottom line?

Jon Stewart is appalled by Beck and his guest Michael Scheuer's suggestion that Bin Laden should attack the US again to change Obama's policies.

The nationalization of General Motors and the offshoring of its jobs are yet another sign that we are moving toward a jobless recovery.

Has Bill O'Reilly finally gone too far? MSNBC's Keith Olbermann links the murder of Dr. George Tiller to Fox News.

Blogs

The Big Box retailer is offshoring more than jobs. 

June 22, 2015

From weak enforcement to a blank check for President Cruz, why Democrats are rebelling against trade promotion authority.

June 11, 2015

Americans want to believe that sports are the last remaining venue for honest competition—but we’ve known otherwise for years.

May 29, 2015

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

But opposition among Democrats is growing.

December 10, 2014

Walmart claims to be environmentally friendly, but the details tell a different story.

December 3, 2014

Walmart, Dickies, Disney, Sean John Apparel, Sears: Two years after the Tazreen factory fire, these companies and others have still not compensated the victims who died making their clothes.

November 26, 2014

Think you're getting a great deal on Black Friday? You should see how much Walmart is "saving."

November 24, 2014

Can global solidarity between fast-food workers help raise the bar for all of them?

November 19, 2014

A study finds that of the 100 highest-paid CEOs in the US, twenty-nine of them received more compensation than their companies paid in federal income tax.

November 18, 2014