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Barack Obama Penny Pritzker

Penny Pritzker's nomination shows how financiers keep being rewarded even as the country suffers the financial crisis they wrought.

Walmart

The charges form the crux of a federal discrimination lawsuit that goes to trial this month.

General Electric

The tax savings of 19 US companies that park their money abroad would be more than enough to cover the $85 billion sequester cuts.

Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Under the leadership of Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the Walmart Foundation used generous gifts to grease the way for store expansions.

President Bill Clinton

At the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Wall Street Project event, Clinton said taxes earned on up to 1.7 trillion repatriated dollars should be used to build a jobs-creating infrastructure fund.

Timothy Geithner

Those responsible for the crisis continue to be rewarded, as Timothy Geithner’s Treasury Department approves tens of millions of dollars in bonuses for Goldman Sachs executives with ties to the Obama administration.

Dan Quayle

In mythology, Cerberus is the three-headed dog that guards the gates of Hades. How perfect a name for a company whose leaders have sold their souls.

Over 100 Americans with CODEPINK and The Nation protested in front of the Ugland House, where some 18,000 corporations hide their tax dollars.

Recent strikes against Walmart and fast food chains made waves, but the vast majority of service workers can’t afford to speak out.

What does the National People’s Action director have in store for Obama’s second term?

Blogs

Janitors say they’re prepared to walk off the job to protest unsafe conditions and illegal retaliation.

February 22, 2013

Target doesn’t deny that its contractors lock all the doors on the graveyard shift.

January 24, 2013

Walmart drew White House praise for pledging to hire 100,000 veterans, but some workers pan the plan.

January 15, 2013

Representatives Waxman and Cummings say the documents appear to contradict Walmart’s story about the widening scandal.

January 10, 2013

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