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The recent conflict over what America eats is an example of how in Bush's America corporate interests trump public health.

Last year, labor historian Nelson Lichtenstein organized an academic
conference on Wal-Mart at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Experts held forth on the Wal-Mart phenomenon, and

Wal-Mart is no real friend of civil rights.

Talk about surprising developments, Wal-Mart has done something good.

Because of spotty enforcement, white-collar criminals are far more likely to get away with their crimes than poor folks.

Despite its efforts to silence whistleblowers, Wal-Mart remains under fire for abusing its workers.

Where is the public's outrage over corruption in US
finance and banking?

Opposition to Wal-Mart in a community can invigorate progressive politics and expose entrenched politicians as vision-free hacks.

Contrary to popular opinion, large donors dominated
fund-raising even more than usual in the 2004 election cycle.

At Wal-Mart's annual shareholders meeting, the company blames workers for its public relations disasters.

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