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

The former Louisiana governor and Republican presidential candidate is sick of the greedy banking practices that led to the financial crisis.

Wal-Mart shopping cart

In the latest action against the union-busting low-wage retailer, labor organizers may have finally found a strategy that works.

Mitt Romney

How Mitt and Ann made millions—and Mitt’s hedge fund donors made billions—from the auto-industry rescue that he condemned.

Bitter Chocolate: Hershey's Broken Trust

A new attorney general in Pennsylvania could launch a real investigation into the diversion of charitable resources to luxury golf and Republican politics.

Mitt Romney

In his Bain years, the GOP nominee helped fashion Monsanto into a biotech giant. What would the notorious purveyor of genetically modified foods get from a Romney presidency?

Coffee shop in Vietnam

Corporate sponsorship is undermining a wide network of democratic, farmer-owned co-ops.

As a bookseller, Amazon has left no corner of the publishing world untouched. What will happen as it ventures into publishing original content?

 

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. 

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As its battle against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan intensifies, Big Coal is getting a lot of help from friends in high places.

March 25, 2015

But opposition among Democrats is growing.

December 10, 2014

Walmart claims to be environmentally friendly, but the details tell a different story.

December 3, 2014

Walmart, Dickies, Disney, Sean John Apparel, Sears: Two years after the Tazreen factory fire, these companies and others have still not compensated the victims who died making their clothes.

November 26, 2014

Think you're getting a great deal on Black Friday? You should see how much Walmart is "saving."

November 24, 2014

Can global solidarity between fast-food workers help raise the bar for all of them?

November 19, 2014

A study finds that of the 100 highest-paid CEOs in the US, twenty-nine of them received more compensation than their companies paid in federal income tax.

November 18, 2014

The Electronics Watch coalition has a plan: harness consumer power to hold tech giants accountable.

October 22, 2014

In protests around the country on Thursday, Walmart workers presented a simple demand: full-time work at $15 an hour.

October 17, 2014

What is said off the cuff, even in front of an audience full of women, gives us insight into what women are still up against in the tech industry.

October 13, 2014