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Eric Schneiderman

Law enforcement agencies have not undertaken a thorough investigation of the banking crisis. But Eric Schneiderman is digging into it.

The Supreme Court ruling is a victory for mega-corporations everywhere and a sign that justice for women and workers can't be won in the courts alone.

A man scavenges for documents in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Cables made available by WikiLeaks show how disaster capitalists sought "opportunity" in the devastated country.

Levi Strauss objects to our story on Haiti's minimum wage increase. We stand by our original reporting and set the record straight on what we did and did not say.

A new law requires the Feds to limit “swipe fees”—sums that banks charge retailers when a customer uses a debit or credit card at their store. Will consumers benefit from this?

Baker

A growing number of states are introducing laws that permit companies to pursue social missions without fear of shareholder litigation.

Legislation proposing a publicly owned state bank, the underpinning of a truly local economy, stands a good chance of passing in this session.

It’s time to recognize limited liability for what it is: a subsidy for corporations paid by those hurt by malfeasance.

Congress should allow tax deductions for incentive pay schemes only if they distribute the rewards to the majority of workers.

Hotshot CEOs should be required to play by the same rules as small business owners, who have a personal stake in the companies they run.

Blogs

Wells Fargo workers are protesting the bank’s predatory practices.

April 13, 2015

As its battle against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan intensifies, Big Coal is getting a lot of help from friends in high places.

March 25, 2015

The debt crisis has little to do with poor budgeting and everything to do with crony capitalism.

March 4, 2015

Under the new “Pay With Lovin’” campaign, McDonald’s employees won’t just have to do their jobs; they’ll have to put on a performance for customers.

February 2, 2015

It’s time again for America’s annual concussion carnival.

January 29, 2015

Federal prosecutors want to put one in prison for taking kickbacks for doing political favors. The other has been richly rewarded for defrauding investors and saving fellow bankers from criminal prosecution.

January 27, 2015

A Dallas hedge-fund operator says he's going to attack the pharmaceutical industry for over-pricing drugs.

January 20, 2015

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