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By now, it has become something of a media cliché to watch "fringe" protesters jumping up and down from the edges of G-8 conferences held at ever more remote locations.

Under the gun, unions are realizing they have to think outside the big box.

The war on Iraq has made us all painfully aware of the Pentagon's growing reliance on private companies.

Although media attention has been focused on civil violence in the Baghdad area, Iraq's vast and vulnerable network of oil pipelines and pumping stations has become a major battlefield in the ong

At the heart of the matter is a $6 billion factory built in Nigeria by Hallibuton.

The unilateralist regime had met its match, at least on one issue.

The Bush Administration will make sure that no Grinch spoils Rupert Murdoch's holiday season.

The mega-retailer has set its sights on the urban market, but the living-wage movement is putting up a fight.

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After the government announces the closing of ERT by fiat, staff occupy the building as protesters gather outside.

June 11, 2013

Could intelligence-gathering private contractors abuse their power? A scandal from 2011 shows contractors willing to snoop on activists and journalists for cash. 

June 11, 2013

While executives touted opportunity at ‘your Walmart,’ an OUR Walmart activist at today's meeting delivered a very different message.

June 7, 2013

Hundreds of fast food and retail workers are expected to join the work stoppage, making Milwaukee the fifth city in the strike wave.

May 15, 2013

Apparel workers are demanding action from the retail giant following a deadly factory fire and a set of beatings and stabbings allegedly fomented by a contractor.

April 18, 2013

Our friendly frackers have forgotten about the right of citizens to petition for a redress of grievances.

April 1, 2013

As Congress considers immigration reform, workers plan a global day of action for June 6.

April 1, 2013

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

March 26, 2013

The problem of unfair and inscrutible boilerplate contracts might find its remedy in Washington or the state capitols—or we might be able to seize the day ourselves.

March 15, 2013

Organizers say management retaliated against strikers by locking them out of their homes.

March 13, 2013