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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

CEOs capture an average of 10 percent of their company’s profits. Will a new SEC action change that?

September 19, 2013

The American Legislative Exchange Council has always been secretive, but now officials are moving to prevent open-records requests for information about the group’s influence.

September 18, 2013

A previously unknown “secret bank” funds massive projects to overturn Obamacare, mangle Social Security and advance austerity.

September 12, 2013

Following rallies in fifteen cities yesterday demanding the reinstatement of fired activists, workers plan a second Black Friday strike.

September 6, 2013

A new report reveals that America’s highest-paid CEOs often do their jobs badly, leaving taxpayers to clean up the mess.

August 28, 2013

Nine fired workers and one current one were arrested at the end of a rally at which they gave Walmart a deadline to raise wages and reinstate fired workers.

August 22, 2013

As labor and civil rights groups demonstrate, watchdog groups seek federal and state inquiries.

August 8, 2013

In the wake of the news that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post, William Greider looks back on the paper’s glory days.

August 7, 2013

Port truckers in New Jersey and California are working with the Teamsters to organize—and they’re winning.

July 25, 2013

As the chances of Larry Summers being named Obama’s next chairman of the Federal Reserve increase, the media needs to question his previous statements—and women need to mobilize against the man who once said that men are smarter than they are.

July 24, 2013