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With a new SEC regulation, no longer will big oil and mining companies be able to hide under-the-table payments to crooked Third World governments.

Goldman Sachs

City officials say social impact bonds are a smart way to raise revenue. But government watchdogs worry about creeping corporate influence.

Your security’s a joke (and you’re the butt of it).

America's military and intelligence infrastructures are about protecting people from terrorism, and little else.

In his Senate testimony, the JPMorgan CEO ludicrously defined any new trade to protect against “bad outcomes” as a hedge.

How Obama’s targeted killings, leaks and the Everything-Is-Classified State have fused.

Why did the defense giant award a lobbyist a $500,000 bonus just weeks before he became a Congressional staffer shaping military policy?

The nearly $1 trillion national security budget.

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The Fed chairman has been making the case for jobless Americans that normally in the past is made most strenuously by liberal Democrats.

November 20, 2012

In a time of recession, why should the most vulnerable Americans—and not the richest 2 percent—pay the price of US debt?

November 19, 2012

The Congressional Progressive Caucus is standing up to austerity hawks, promoting a “Deal For All” that protects social spending and invests in real growth. 

November 19, 2012

A lame-duck Congress manufactured the current “postal crisis.” This lame-duck Congress could fix it.

November 16, 2012

Everything you need to know about our so-called “Fiscal Cliff” and the janitors in Cincinnati who are truly living on the edge.

November 16, 2012

Frank and Paul are asking the federal government to respect new decriminalization laws in the states—while Latin American leaders get involved as well. 

November 14, 2012

After a recent White House meeting, liberal groups were heartened by the president's tough talk on tax breaks for the wealthy. 

November 14, 2012

As more and more Americans struggle to get by with low-wage and part-time jobs, it’s time we stop conflating poverty with unemployment. 

November 13, 2012

As Congress nears the so-called "fiscal cliff," they should listen to voters: austerity cuts are unacceptable.

November 13, 2012

How hard will it be to negotiate with congressional Republicans? Ask the Republican senator who thinks voters are ignorant about fiscal math.

November 12, 2012