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Obama has asked for an end to massive tax subsidies to oil and gas companies, and even Republican House Speaker John Boehner thought it was a good idea—for a second, that is.

Dr. Margaret Flowers says that we need to protest corporations like Bank of America that refuse to pay their fair share of taxes if we want to build a real culture of resistance in this country.

The Koch brothers sent out packets advising their employees for whom to vote, giving a sample of the damage that the Citizens United Supreme Court decision is already unleashing on our democracy.

After the Citizens United Supreme Court decision, corporations like Koch Industries are pushing their own political agenda in the workplace.

Big government is big precisely because it is so active in so many costly ways in serving the interests of our biggest corporations.

The delusion of a classless society in which opportunity is equally distributed is the most effective deception perpetrated by our moneyed elite.

During his time at GE, Jeffrey Immelt led the company into a subprime mortgage hole so deep that it needed billions in government cash to get back out. That was before Obama made him a trusted adviser.

If corporate America and right-wing libertarians get their way, thousands of female Wal-Mart employees will never get the substance of their case heard in court.

The US Uncut movement is spreading across the country staging protests to make corporate tax dodgers pay up.

A most dastardly deed occurred last Friday when the Obama administration issued a 29-page policy statement totally abandoning the federal government’s time-honored role in helping Americans achieve the goal of homeownership.

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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

The Electronics Watch coalition has a plan: harness consumer power to hold tech giants accountable.

October 22, 2014

In protests around the country on Thursday, Walmart workers presented a simple demand: full-time work at $15 an hour.

October 17, 2014

What is said off the cuff, even in front of an audience full of women, gives us insight into what women are still up against in the tech industry.

October 13, 2014

From the beginning, the Koch brothers were exploiting troubles at VA hospitals to weaken Obamacare and attack Democrats.

September 23, 2014