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With developments in the Mumia Abu-Jamal case and Pacifica's re-emergence, the left has a couple of victories under its belt; the Enron scandal develops further.

China is taking away Mexico's jobs, as globalization enters a fateful new stage.

Food companies ship supplies to Cuba in the aftermath of Hurricane Michelle, in what could be the beginning of the end for the tediously long US embargo of the island country.

In the wake of losses before and after September 11, labor unions gear up for the next tough fights.

The connections between Enron and the Bush administration run deep—and they should be investigated.

Enron's collapse is a perfect illustration of deregulation and capitalism without a conscience.

The AFL-CIO is fighting two wars: standing with President Bush in the war on terror, and against him in his war against workers.

Argentina finds out it's not easy being the poster child of neoliberalism.

Although the timing was off, a conference on globalism connects the dots between its subject and terrorism.

The WTO agreement is not a victory for the people; the corporations still rule.

Blogs

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?

June 9, 2011

Melissa Harris-Perry argues that civil rights and fairness depend on access to stable housing.

June 9, 2011

The Obama Administration seems determined to push Elizabeth Warren out the door at the very moment it needs her the most.

June 9, 2011

“We can’t simply build the power of any political party or any candidate. For too long we’ve been left after the election holding a canceled check and asking someone to pay attention to us. No more! No more!"

June 8, 2011

Wall Street is poised to lose a major battle in Washington today—but only because another enormous industry chose to take it on.

June 8, 2011

A slide show of ways we can mend our broken system.

June 8, 2011

The political and economic system is broken. It's time we step back and rethink how we can make capitalism work for us.

June 8, 2011

How Oregon is attempting to follow in North Dakota's footsteps by pushing forward a bill to establish a publicly-owned bank.

June 8, 2011

Send us your proposal on how we can reinvent American capitalism.

June 8, 2011

Evan Bayh was once a possible vice presidential candidate for Obama. Now he’s a hired gun for big business.

June 7, 2011