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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?

Koch Industries stands to profit off of a pipeline that threatens to leak toxins into the Midwest's water supply, and so do our politicians. Tell Hillary Clinton to represent the working class, not the nation's billionaires.

Blogs

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

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

April 17, 2012

It's not Romney’s fault that he pays lower taxes than cops and teachers. It’s his fault that he wants to keep it that way.

January 24, 2012

How can Americans overturn corporate influence in government?

January 20, 2012

How can we stop money from running our elections?

January 9, 2012

Corporate profits rose to a record $1.97 trillion in the third quarter of 2011. Corporate income tax payments did not. But it's not a matter of “Honey, I Shrunk Corporate Tax.”

January 6, 2012

$209 million isn't enough. Revoke Massey's corporate charter.

December 8, 2011