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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.
What is the state of the union? You certainly couldn’t tell from that platitudinous hogwash that the president dished out.
Two years into the Obama presidency, with the economic data looking grim, the revolving platinum door linking the White House with Wall Street keeps swinging.
On The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann, Katrina vanden Heuvel commends Bernie Sanders for standing up for the marginalized voices in the tax debate.
Former Citigroup CEO Sandy Weill, whose push for radical deregulation of the banking industry did so much to create our financial crisis, seems to be faring quite well in our shattered economy.
The Supreme Court's Citizens United decision is already having an effect on our democracy, and according to Nichols, "We may have our first fully corporate-defined election this year, in 2010."
Like the monsters in a Hollywood movie, corporations are attacking our democracy.