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The Bush Administration will make sure that no Grinch spoils Rupert Murdoch's holiday season.

The stalling of the Republican-backed energy bill by a Democrat-led Senate filibuster was only a temporary reprieve.

Third-quarter GDP grew by 8.2 percent, October unemployment dropped to 6 percent, manufacturing orders are soaring, the stock market is up--as are profits, the value of stock options and CEO sala

It was as though US and Brazilian trade negotiators feared that if they spent one more minute in Miami, the fragile image of harmony they have struggled to project would shatter into a million p

The corruptions of Washington are hidden in plain sight.

The mega-retailer has set its sights on the urban market, but the living-wage movement is putting up a fight.

The final FTAA declaration essentially lays out a road map for a free-trade non-agreement.

Media reports out of the Miami trade talks this week will no doubt
feature images of our carrot-topped lead negotiator, Robert Zoellick,
locked in toothy handshakes with Latin American counterp

The signs all over the store proclaiming Everyday Low Prices look the
same (except that they're printed in Chinese), as do the neatly dressed
"associates" patrolling the selling floor.

Instead of blaming globalization for our economic ills, why not take it
over?

Blogs

Fewer families in poverty are receiving assistance today than they were before welfare reform. 

October 4, 2012

The Republican candidate is trying to shield Wall Street from regulation, while simultaneously pretending to be a reformer.

October 4, 2012

Despite the centrality of women's issues and women's votes, not a single mention was made by either candidate.

October 4, 2012

As the moderator goes missing-in-action, Mitt Romney writes the rules of the first debate and makes himself over as moderate who just doesn't like “trickle-down government.”

October 3, 2012

The American Sustainable Business Council drafted questions that would challenge candidates to rethink the economy.

October 3, 2012

Everyone's talking about how Romney won’t name the tax deductions he will reduce—but he’s named three.

October 3, 2012

The End of Men’s prediction of an American matriarchy fails to define what that would actually entail.

October 2, 2012

If Obama and Romney answered these questions, voters would have a deeper understanding of poverty in this country and the next president’s vision for taking it on.

October 2, 2012

A new civil filing in New York alleges that the bank’s subsidiaries engaged in widespread securities fraud before the financial collapse. 

October 2, 2012

Illinois activists were taken into custody after staging a nonviolent protest against Walmart's cruel working conditions. 

October 2, 2012