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How to "privatize" a country and make millions.

Nothing deepens your cynicism quicker than the power of money in
American politics.

Now Wal-Mart's banned those mags for lads
But so far hasn't banned the scads
Of other soft-core porn on view--
Like busty dolls that do kung fu,

Two major lawsuits--filed in the United States against multinational
corporations including GM, IBM and Citigroup for aiding and abetting
apartheid--are at a critical juncture.

See also Tim Shorrock's March 2002 story for The Nation
on the Carlyle Group.

The best names in Wall Street, who besmirched themselves with
double-dealing stock-market scandals, were finally "punished" recently,
and the miscreants could not contain their glee.

Even before US troops arrived in Baghdad, looting broke out--in
Washington.

A lot of folks die.
At last the war ends.
The world is made safe
For Dick Cheney's friends.

Union members are making links between customers' concerns and their
own.

Blogs

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

Think you're getting a great deal on Black Friday? You should see how much Walmart is "saving."

November 24, 2014

Can global solidarity between fast-food workers help raise the bar for all of them?

November 19, 2014

A study finds that of the 100 highest-paid CEOs in the US, twenty-nine of them received more compensation than their companies paid in federal income tax.

November 18, 2014

Has Republican Ed Whitfield unethically supported the interests of his wife’s firm?

November 17, 2014

The Electronics Watch coalition has a plan: harness consumer power to hold tech giants accountable.

October 22, 2014