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The Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, but in other recent decisions has also guaranteed that corporations will have even more power to shape public debate about the issue.

Protest against the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would grant enormous new powers to corporations, is a massive assault on democracy.

Two decades of economic growth in the US has been wiped out, but all is going swimmingly for the Fed's in-crowd.

The depressing defeat of the recall suggests that “money power” cannot be easily thwarted, even by determined “people power.”

Dollar bills

A web of right-wing groups bankrolled by billionaires dominates our politics. Our media shouldn’t let them remain in the shadows.

Why are moral and political thinkers failing to engage with the true, dispiriting scale of market sovereignty?

Jamie Dimon

The real problem with JPMorgan’s risky bets is that the bank is gambling with our money.

The Amazon Effect

Amazon got big fast, hastening the arrival of digital publishing. But how big is too big?

Marga Schoeller Bücherstube, one of Berlin’s many renowned independent bookstore

In Germany, fixed-price laws curtail the power of retail chains and help to sustain a vibrant literary culture.

Blogs

Dallas Walmart workers are walking back out on strike.

November 16, 2012

In the wake of the superstorm, we need to involve communities—not corporations—in reconstruction efforts. 

November 15, 2012

The superstore is cracking down on organizers as they rally support for a "Black Friday" strike. 

November 15, 2012

The Strike Debt movement is planning a Rolling Jubilee—a bailout of the people, by the people. 

November 12, 2012

Unfettered corporate spending in elections is silencing citizen voices. 

October 26, 2012

The great progressive senator fought an often lonely battle to prevent banks and credit card companies from rigging the system against working families. His ally then is running for the Senate now.

October 25, 2012

Why aren’t the candidates asked about corruption or the influence of big money? Maybe it’s because the men running the debates are lobbyists. 

October 22, 2012

Romney’s profit-over-people policies will ship US jobs overseas. 

October 22, 2012

The famous cyclist is unlikely to rebound if even morally bankrupt Nike is cutting ties.

October 19, 2012

The Romneys invested millions in a hedge fund that bought GM’s autoparts division, and it paid off big-time.

October 18, 2012