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Dr. Margaret Flowers says that we need to protest corporations like Bank of America that refuse to pay their fair share of taxes if we want to build a real culture of resistance in this country.

The Koch brothers sent out packets advising their employees for whom to vote, giving a sample of the damage that the Citizens United Supreme Court decision is already unleashing on our democracy.

Years after we were first told that the banks were "too big to fail," we still seem to be held captive by the same financial system that caused our economic mess in the first place.

After the Citizens United Supreme Court decision, corporations like Koch Industries are pushing their own political agenda in the workplace.

Thanks to Citizens United, thousands of Koch Industries employees were told whom to vote for.

Charles Koch

Enabled by the Citizens United decision, Koch Industries told thousands of employees last October how to vote—and even how to think.

Big government is big precisely because it is so active in so many costly ways in serving the interests of our biggest corporations.

Bad Credit: How Payday Lenders Evade Regulation

The $30 billion-a-year industry continues to fleece borrowers with high rates and shady terms.

Small-dollar loan programs are providing a cushion for the poor in Maryland—and spreading around the country.

Blogs

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

And it increases the chances that you'll be on the hook for another bailout.

April 2, 2014

FIfty-five years after the consumer rights advocate published his first article ridiculing the auto industry for negligence, Congress is investigating another scandal. 

April 1, 2014

The real goal of the TTIP is to weaken the power of citizens to defend themselves against corporate abuses.

March 24, 2014

Policies favored by tech-industry titans tend to leave the economic privileges of the powerful unchecked, while penciling in a little welfare capitalism for the poor.

March 11, 2014

A new US trade representative is a former lobbyist pushing for limits on Internet freedom and draconian intellectual property policy.

February 27, 2014

Chris Hayes introduces the latest victim of hydraulic fracking: an ExxonMobil CEO and his super-rich friends. 

February 25, 2014

Lax safety standards prevent OSHA from investigating the majority of oil-field accidents.

February 25, 2014