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How investors in Tagg’s firm Solamere Capital can cash in if his father wins.

Romney and his kind turned much of our economy into a betting parlor—how did he ever become a serious candidate for the presidency?

Think of Iraq as the AIG of wars, only this bailout is still going on.

Jobs are not jobs unless workers can live off of their wages in a way that does not trap them in eternal poverty. 

It’s time to recognize limited liability for what it is: a subsidy for corporations paid by those hurt by malfeasance.

Congress should allow tax deductions for incentive pay schemes only if they distribute the rewards to the majority of workers.

Hotshot CEOs should be required to play by the same rules as small business owners, who have a personal stake in the companies they run.

Put the Banksters on Trial

In the foreclosure scandal, the crooks are still calling the shots.

How Wall Street Crooks Get Out of Jail Free

Over the past decade, the Justice Department has gone soft on corporate crime.

In Griftopia Matt Taibbi argues that America has been corrupted by the merger of crime and policy, of stealing and government.

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And it increases the chances that you'll be on the hook for another bailout.

April 2, 2014

A new report reveals that America’s highest-paid CEOs often do their jobs badly, leaving taxpayers to clean up the mess.

August 28, 2013

Who's getting all the government handouts? Corporations. And more than you might think.

April 1, 2013

True conservatives should oppose the immunity from prosecution and tax loopholes that big banks and multinational companies enjoy.

March 26, 2013

Financial institutions that are Too Big to Fail are also Too Big to Exist—something conservatives and progressives should be able to agree on.

February 12, 2013

It's a key argument made by CEOs pushing for a deal on the fiscal cliff, but it's wrong.

December 11, 2012

Grover Norquist has a long history of helping his corporate donors lobby for tax subsidies and other gifts.

December 5, 2012

Obama is wise to rip the Republican nominee's talk about getting a “new accountant” to take advantage of tax breaks for offshoring jobs.

October 4, 2012

The workers at Republic Windows and Doors have formed a co-op, New Era Windows, and made a bid to buy the plant. The factory’s current owners seem intent on selling off its parts instead.

July 4, 2012

The ink on the compromise that kept the government open—barely--isn't even dry and they're already talking about the next round of cuts in Washington.

April 11, 2011