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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. says that progressives must fight to preserve the achievements of the Progressive Era and the New Deal—and renew the old struggle against corporate tyranny.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. explains how corporations have illegally destroyed more than five hundred mountains and impoverished countless rural communities—and gotten away with it.

The Last Mountain exposes these travesties and the growing mobilization to stand up and fight back. 

The Supreme Court ruling is a victory for mega-corporations everywhere and a sign that justice for women and workers can't be won in the courts alone.

Levi Strauss objects to our story on Haiti's minimum wage increase. We stand by our original reporting and set the record straight on what we did and did not say.

A new law requires the Feds to limit “swipe fees”—sums that banks charge retailers when a customer uses a debit or credit card at their store. Will consumers benefit from this?

Baker

A growing number of states are introducing laws that permit companies to pursue social missions without fear of shareholder litigation.

The concentration of wealth and power among a few mega-corporations threatens our political and economic freedoms.

Are other countries as vulnerable to the effects of money and private interests in politics as we are in the United States?

What was Timothy Geithner thinking when he decided to give Goldman Sachs a $30 billion interest-free loan as part of an $80 billion secret float to favored banks?

Blogs

A new bill would force federal agencies to be honest about how much they’re really making corporations pay.

January 8, 2014

What does a publicly traded corporation do when its defense-contracting business is flat? Move more aggressively into the privatization of city services. 

December 13, 2013

Distribution companies stress safety and speed to their workers. But are those two goals even compatible?

December 5, 2013

The spot explains that nature sucks but a stroll through the plastic corridors of Toys“R”Us is just what young minds need to stimulate their inner creativity and happiness.

December 4, 2013

The massive corporations taking part in Giving Tuesday aren’t anonymous. They want positive pr, and for that they deserve serious scrutiny.

November 29, 2013

Big business used to buy into the center-left consensus. Then, suddenly, it didn’t. 

November 13, 2013

Two cheers for Bill Gross, the co-founder and managing director of PIMCO, the California-based bond house that manages some $2 trillion in other people’s wealth.

November 4, 2013

The case against GMOs has strengthened steadily over the last few years, even as the industry has expanded all over the world.

October 29, 2013

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

October 21, 2013

Opposition to affordable healthcare has always been backed by untold sums of corporate money and marked by a notably consistent streak of red-baiting rhetoric and doom-saying predictions.

October 5, 2013