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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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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