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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.

Barack Obama

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.

Think of Iraq as the AIG of wars, only this bailout is still going on.

Keystone XL protest

While right-wingers froth over the Solyndra mess, a scandal with far higher stakes is being swept under the rug.

The Chamber of Commerce and its Republican allies have launched “the Contract With America on steroids.”

The UK rioters know full well that their elites are looters too.

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An estimated half-million to 1.5 million children are involved in the cocoa trade. 

December 22, 2014

Walmart to pregnant women: choose between a healthy pregnancy and a job.

December 19, 2014

But opposition among Democrats is growing.

December 10, 2014

House Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly approve extending absurd corporate tax breaks.

December 5, 2014

Walmart claims to be environmentally friendly, but the details tell a different story.

December 3, 2014

Walmart, Dickies, Disney, Sean John Apparel, Sears: Two years after the Tazreen factory fire, these companies and others have still not compensated the victims who died making their clothes.

November 26, 2014

Think you're getting a great deal on Black Friday? You should see how much Walmart is "saving."

November 24, 2014

Can global solidarity between fast-food workers help raise the bar for all of them?

November 19, 2014

A study finds that of the 100 highest-paid CEOs in the US, twenty-nine of them received more compensation than their companies paid in federal income tax.

November 18, 2014

Has Republican Ed Whitfield unethically supported the interests of his wife’s firm?

November 17, 2014