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After the Citizens United Supreme Court decision, corporations like Koch Industries are pushing their own political agenda in the workplace.

Big government is big precisely because it is so active in so many costly ways in serving the interests of our biggest corporations.

The delusion of a classless society in which opportunity is equally distributed is the most effective deception perpetrated by our moneyed elite.

During his time at GE, Jeffrey Immelt led the company into a subprime mortgage hole so deep that it needed billions in government cash to get back out. That was before Obama made him a trusted adviser.

If corporate America and right-wing libertarians get their way, thousands of female Wal-Mart employees will never get the substance of their case heard in court.

The US Uncut movement is spreading across the country staging protests to make corporate tax dodgers pay up.

A most dastardly deed occurred last Friday when the Obama administration issued a 29-page policy statement totally abandoning the federal government’s time-honored role in helping Americans achieve the goal of homeownership.

What is the state of the union? You certainly couldn’t tell from that platitudinous hogwash that the president dished out.

Two years into the Obama presidency, with the economic data looking grim, the revolving platinum door linking the White House with Wall Street keeps swinging.

On The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann, Katrina vanden Heuvel commends Bernie Sanders for standing up for the marginalized voices in the tax debate.

Blogs

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

September 23, 2014

While the tech world fawns over the new iPhone 6, labor abuses abound at an Apple factory in China.

September 10, 2014

More than 1 million comments have been submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission calling on the agency to require that corporations disclose political spending to their shareholders.

September 5, 2014

Thanks to corporate inversions, many highly profitable companies are stiffing the United States government of billions of dollars that could be used to fund vital social programs. Tell President Obama to stop corporate deserters.

August 14, 2014

America stands to lose a great deal more from inversion deals from companies President Obama calls “corporate deserters.”

August 13, 2014

Why that’s a win for media diversity.

August 7, 2014

“This is exactly why we need Net Neutrality. We don’t want to live in a world where Comcast or AT&T gets to decide which side of the story you see.”

August 1, 2014

Staples is at the center of a highly controversial “public-private partnership” deal to turn its counters into quasi-post offices. 

July 28, 2014

Walgreens wants to use tax loopholes to take $4 billion out of taxpayers’ pockets. And that’s just the beginning.

July 3, 2014

How the boys from New Jersey are trying to pay for it all—at taxpayer expense.

July 2, 2014