Goldman Sachs has agreed not to take advantage of Citizens United to spend corporate money in elections. Will other companies follow suit?
Can we calculate the true cost of our dependence on oil?
Katrina vanden Heuvel on the passing of Iris Dornfeld McWilliams; Rajeshree Sisodia on new accountability for energy firms.
Multinational corporations can be a force for good in the global economy. Here's how.
The House and Senate have finally ironed out their differences on Wall Street reform. What will the bill fix—and what does it leave broken?
In our extreme energy era, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico isn't a one-shot disaster but an arrow pointing to a nightmarish future.
Republicans say again and again that they're defending small government and private property, but when the hot air settles the real winner is corporate America, too often at the expense of the people the party says it protects. Richard Kim joins Laura Flanders to discuss the Republican Party's private property hypocrisy.
Is BP unique in its ability to create catastrophe? On this week's The Breakdown, Chris Hayes asks Greenpeace's Kert Davies whether the entire practice of offshore oil drilling is inherently dangerous, regardless of which company runs the rig.
On The Ed Show, Katrina vanden Heuvel says that Obama needs to realize that BP's mess is "more than an oil spill, more than an oil crisis. It's also an economic crisis."
What's with the president's war analogy on the oil spill? And why be surprised that the oil conglomerates are also in bed with their pretend Washington regulators?