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Gift

How we shop this month can help develop more sustainable economies year-round. 

1:12 Initiative

An initiative to do just that failed at the ballot box, but gave us all some welcome inspiration.

JP Morgan elevators

This time it’s securities bundled from rentals, rather than mortgages.

Walmart shopping cart

A landmark ruling by the National Labor Relations Board says Walmart unlawfully harassed and fired employees for protesting.

JPMorgan

While $13 billion isn't chump change, it represents just half of the megabank’s profits last year.

OUR Walmart

Taking inspiration from small strikes and actions over the past few years, OUR Walmart activists struck a note of dissent at the corporation’s annual party.

CAP

The prominent liberal think tank still skirts questions about its donors.

Myriad genetic testing

In the wake of Angelina Jolie’s well-intentioned exhortation for “every woman” to explore their risk of breast cancer, one company stands to make a staggering profit.

Blogs

Unfettered corporate spending in elections is silencing citizen voices. 

October 26, 2012

In its reckless quest to overtake Nike in the sportswear market, Adidas built a footloose global supply chain to force its factories into cut-throat competition.

October 9, 2012

Super PAC and trade association spending can be most influential in state and local races, where voters—and reporters—pay least attention.

October 5, 2012

The Republican candidate is trying to shield Wall Street from regulation, while simultaneously pretending to be a reformer.

October 4, 2012

Performance bonuses are tax deductible and subsidies for executive excess add up to over $14 billion a year. Enough is enough.

August 23, 2012

If every trade carried a cost, how quickly do you think Wall St. would rein in the robots?

August 3, 2012

With the soon-to-be GOP nominee collecting checks from executives of banks tied to the Libor scandal, Americans have a right to ask which team Romney is on.

July 26, 2012

Yahoo’s appointment of a female CEO is historic, but that doesn’t mean she’s coming in with plans to blaze trails for other women.

July 18, 2012

The head of the Bank of England now says bankers’ lies about interest rates “meet my definition of fraud.” Will US officials finally crack down?

July 17, 2012

In an election landscape where corporate power is virtually unchecked, some local governments are taking matters into their own hands.

July 16, 2012