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Exxon has used the legal system to avoid paying damages for the Valdez spill.

Eric Alterman and Mark Green would like to thank Jenny Stepp for her research on this article.

Paul Wellstone would have loved the turn the race for the Democratic presidential nomination has taken.

Percy Daley has seen a lot of politics in his eighty years, but he never saw anything like the crowd that showed up at the Belfast, Maine, city hall when Democrats gathered for their presidential

The Bush Administration's apparent motto: "Leave no defense contractor behind."

A questionable plan to wire poor schools has turned into a business boondoggle.

Democrats need to offer a compelling vision of a morally based social contract.

When Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman and the agribusiness insiders-turned-"regulators" who run George W.

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John Nichols appeared on All In With Chris Hayes to discuss the upcoming vote to unionize a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

February 14, 2014

Female CEOs are consistently paid less than male ones. What have they done to deserve less pay?

February 5, 2014

Among the first challengers of the "free trade" fantasy were farmers, fisherfolk, peasants and indigenous peoples. John Kinsman was their comrade and champion.

January 26, 2014

Currently commercial marijuana retailers have virtually no access to banks--but Attorney General Eric Holder says that might be about to change.

January 24, 2014

More than 200 internal documents implicate a garment factory used by Walmart, Macy’s, JCPenney and Kohl’s.

January 23, 2014

Sixteen states and 500 communities have demanded an amendment to the US Constitution. Twenty fourteen will be a year of action.

January 21, 2014

Meanwhile, officials have cleared two-thirds of affected residents' water as safe to drink.

January 16, 2014

Scores of West Virginians are reporting symptoms related to exposure to chemical-tainted water.

January 15, 2014

A new bill would force federal agencies to be honest about how much they’re really making corporations pay.

January 8, 2014

While feigning outrage at worker abuse in Bangladesh, the US government has been quietly supporting the same sweatshop factories used by Walmart and The Gap.

January 7, 2014