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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.

What do breaded chicken patties, office chairs and cruise missiles used in Libya have in common? They are all made by America's 100,000-strong secret workforce: prisoners.

Amidst corporate dominance and catacyclisismic suffering, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. says that we are once again on the verge of losing our democracy.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. says that progressives must fight to preserve the achievements of the Progressive Era and the New Deal—and renew the old struggle against corporate tyranny.

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Despite “captive meetings” and the threat of arrest, hundreds of Walmart employees took a stand against the infamously anti-labor superstore. 

November 26, 2012

By striking in 100 cities, workers escalated their struggle with the retail giant and tried to inspire co-workers afraid of retaliation.

November 24, 2012

If the Walmart workers can win, it will send a message to low-wage, anti-labor corporations everywhere. 

November 21, 2012

As Black Friday approaches, workers report “captive audience” meetings designed to discourage strikes.

November 20, 2012

A historic, nation-wide strike on the megastore’s most profitable day could have a “permanent impact” on the Walmart brand. 

November 20, 2012

What’s the real purpose of Walmart’s Labor Board charge against the United Food & Commerical Workers Union? 

November 19, 2012

It wasn’t Hostess workers or their union that wrecked the company. It was a Bain-like private-equity company.

November 19, 2012

In the wake of the superstorm, we need to involve communities—not corporations—in reconstruction efforts. 

November 15, 2012

The superstore is cracking down on organizers as they rally support for a "Black Friday" strike. 

November 15, 2012