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Cleanup efforts after the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster

Moral indignation is no longer enough to combat the power of Big Oil.

As a hot summer rolls on and the lockout enters its third week, New York City unions ramp up the pressure. 

Lockout at Con Ed

Days after being locked out, the utility company’s union workers show that they’re not going down without a fight.

Protest against the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would grant enormous new powers to corporations, is a massive assault on democracy.

How the big energy companies plan to turn the United States into a third world petro-state.

The way humans wreck the earth parallels the way the 1 percent treats the 99 percent.

Corporate whistleblowers get the silent treatment from Washington.

Widespread resistance to natural gas fracking is rising above New York's Marcellus Shale.

Barack Obama

There is no three-strikes law for crooked bankers, who usually get off with a fine and a promise not to do it again, and again and again.

Blogs

Sixteen states and 500 communities have demanded an amendment to the US Constitution. Twenty fourteen will be a year of action.

January 21, 2014

A new bill would force federal agencies to be honest about how much they’re really making corporations pay.

January 8, 2014

What does a publicly traded corporation do when its defense-contracting business is flat? Move more aggressively into the privatization of city services. 

December 13, 2013

Distribution companies stress safety and speed to their workers. But are those two goals even compatible?

December 5, 2013

The spot explains that nature sucks but a stroll through the plastic corridors of Toys“R”Us is just what young minds need to stimulate their inner creativity and happiness.

December 4, 2013

The massive corporations taking part in Giving Tuesday aren’t anonymous. They want positive pr, and for that they deserve serious scrutiny.

November 29, 2013

Big business used to buy into the center-left consensus. Then, suddenly, it didn’t. 

November 13, 2013

Two cheers for Bill Gross, the co-founder and managing director of PIMCO, the California-based bond house that manages some $2 trillion in other people’s wealth.

November 4, 2013

The case against GMOs has strengthened steadily over the last few years, even as the industry has expanded all over the world.

October 29, 2013

Will the Justice Department finally pursue criminal charges against the megabank for its long list of misdeeds?

October 21, 2013