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Wal-Mart is serious about bringing organic food to the masses, but
transportation costs and the retail giant's aggressive competitive ways
could end up hurting small farms and the environment.

As CEO of Halliburton, Dick Cheney was not much different from other
corporate titans ensnared by accusations of incompetence and fraud.

True reform in the wake of the Enron scandal means tightening the standards of corporate law so that executives who abuse their power are held accountable for their crimes.

A nearly forgotten criminal conspiracy by GM, Firestone and Chevron shut down the nation's municipal railways, replacing them with gas-guzzling bus lines, paving the way for global warming and for our energy crisis.

Despite the President's denials, connections between Enron's corporate criminals and the Bush family inner circle are are deeply embedded in the policies of two Administrations.

Soccer fans in Germany struck a blow against US corporate blandness by turning up their noses at the notion that Budweiser is the official beer of the games.

Legal actions are now unfolding against former Ford Motor Company
officials for colluding with the military during Argentina's "dirty
war."

A global, grassroots campaign against Coca-Cola is using product bans
and lawsuits to shed light on the corporate giant's exploitation and brutality in Colombia, India and elsewhere.

Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton is on a buying spree, filling her
Arkansas museum with America's cultural treasures--a fig leaf that seeks
to cover Wal-Mart's naked greed and exploitation.

When General Motors goes down, it will take us all down with it.

Blogs

Shareholders are suing the federal government for rescuing their company from collapse. The ever-grateful corporate board could join them.

January 8, 2013

Protestors in Argentina hope international pressure can end Walmart's union-busting in the US.

December 21, 2012

After the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, some companies are distancing themselves from guns.

December 20, 2012

Walmart hasn’t stopped the sale of a single gun in the wake of Sandy Hook, even though many other stores have. 

December 18, 2012

Did a Walmart vice president just reveal illegal union-busting?

December 17, 2012

Is Obama’s preferred deal one that cuts benefits for millions of Americans while sparing corporate America?

December 12, 2012

A “right to work” law isn’t about economic development or “freedom.” It’s about increasing the power of corporations. 

December 12, 2012

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

December 11, 2012

The OUR Walmart approach doesn't rely on majority membership at one store, but a coalition of workers across the country. 

December 11, 2012

How will women dominate the economy if we’ve hit a plateau at the top?

December 11, 2012