The Federal Trade Commission has acknowledged that the epidemic of
identity theft claimed almost 10 million victims last year.
Watch for William Greider's forthcoming book The Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths to a Moral Economy, due in bookstores in early September. Click here for info on the book and original reflections and riffs from Greider.
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.
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.
Union members are making links between customers' concerns and their
Though he did not get much credit for it, one of Harvey Pitt's last acts
as SEC chairman was to hand a tremendous victory over the mutual-fund
industry to the AFL-CIO.
Pennsylvania's mine rescue was inspiring, but the real story was
On February 26 for the first time a judge will make substantive and
procedural rulings on a probable eight lawsuits that are at the cutting
edge of the movement to compensate African-Americans
How the crisis is destroying jobs--and what can be done about it.
How to cure infectious greed.