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Levi Strauss objects to our story on Haiti's minimum wage increase. We stand by our original reporting and set the record straight on what we did and did not say.

A new law requires the Feds to limit “swipe fees”—sums that banks charge retailers when a customer uses a debit or credit card at their store. Will consumers benefit from this?

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A growing number of states are introducing laws that permit companies to pursue social missions without fear of shareholder litigation.

The concentration of wealth and power among a few mega-corporations threatens our political and economic freedoms.

Are other countries as vulnerable to the effects of money and private interests in politics as we are in the United States?

What was Timothy Geithner thinking when he decided to give Goldman Sachs a $30 billion interest-free loan as part of an $80 billion secret float to favored banks?

Koch Industries stands to profit off of a pipeline that threatens to leak toxins into the Midwest's water supply, and so do our politicians. Tell Hillary Clinton to represent the working class, not the nation's billionaires.

The fix was in to let Wall Street off the hook once and for all... until last week when the attorney general of New York refused to go along.

The fast-growing protest group believes that instead of asking citizens to sacrifice, government should demand that corporations pay their taxes.

On April 30, US Uncut protesters came to New York CIty to hold classes in lobbies of one of the biggest corporate tax dodgers in the US: Bank of America.

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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

From the beginning, the Koch brothers were exploiting troubles at VA hospitals to weaken Obamacare and attack Democrats.

September 23, 2014