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Betrayal by the “good guys” for whom we have ended up voting has become the norm.

The former "killer lobbyist" and convicted felon explains that although it will be difficult, the system he exploited must be changed. 

Widespread resistance to natural gas fracking is rising above New York's Marcellus Shale.

Dump 'Citizens United'!

We need a constitutional amendment to stem the flood of corporate money that’s poisoning our democracy.

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These new political monsters have let loose an avalanche of scorched-earth, negative campaign ads—and enriched TV stations in the process.

It’s time to tackle the root problem: subservience to corporate and financial powers.

Only a federal investigation can get to the bottom of what happened in the housing bubble—and get a fair deal for homeowners.

In contrast to Obama’s go-easy approach, officials like Eric Schneiderman and Martha Coakley are insisting on vigorous prosecution of bankers.

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There is no three-strikes law for crooked bankers, who usually get off with a fine and a promise not to do it again, and again and again.

It's Time for Debt Forgiveness, American-Style

The nation’s largest banks are methodically harvesting the last possible pound of flesh from millions of homeowners. We should put a stop to it.

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A new study finds board quotas don’t improve conditions for the average working woman, but they do the job of giving women more representation among powerful roles.

July 7, 2014

Walgreens wants to use tax loopholes to take $4 billion out of taxpayers’ pockets. And that’s just the beginning.

July 3, 2014

How the boys from New Jersey are trying to pay for it all—at taxpayer expense.

July 2, 2014

Yet another multibillion-dollar conflict-of-interest tangle involving the New Jersey governor and the former chairman of the Port Authority.

July 1, 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is poised to issue regulations for businesses that offer small-dollar, short-term loans. Will they be strong enough?

June 27, 2014

The Republican who pulled off 2014’s biggest upset is very conservative—and very critical of big corporations.

June 11, 2014

The FCC has opened a debate on Net Neutrality. Activists must raise an outcry to assure it does not lead to a pay-to-play Internet.

May 14, 2014

Stephen Black appears on Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss how predators set up shop and grab a cut of their victims’ tax refunds. 

April 14, 2014

The struggle for genuine reform is in the noblest traditions of this magazine.

April 5, 2014

Rio Blanco is just one of many communuties that have been fighting destructive dam projects.

April 2, 2014