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The mask of corporate America

Wal-Mart's CEO showcases his company's hypocrisy.

Friends of predatory lenders stay in the minority, while foes move toward the majority.

If Wal-Mart finds resistance irksome, it should lobby for universal healthcare.

Wal-Mart recently found another group to offend (besides women, immigrants, African-Americans, worldwide organized labor and small businesspeople).

Cozying up to Wal-Mart may cost a New Jersey mayor his job.

About those secret payments, alligator boots, and how to "Love Mom, Not Wal-Mart."

Unocal's settlement with Burmese villagers may spur better corporate conduct.

Katrina vanden Heuvel, Andy Stern and Peter Kwong discuss how to bring about a new New Deal.

Blogs

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

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