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The talking heads of cable news are leading double lives as paid lobbyists for corporations.

Citizens United raises the questions: why is speech the functional equivalent of money, and why are corporations considered persons?

The Citizens United campaign finance decision makes it possible for the nation's most powerful economic interests to manipulate not just individual electoral contests but political discourse itself.

As GM shutters a plant, an Ohio city in decline struggles to imagine a future.

By refusing to acknowledge Fox News's avowed partisanship, its MSM defenders diminish the work of honest journalists who try to play fair.

The Supreme Court is poised to overrule decisions restricting corporate speech in political campaigns.

How did Wal-Mart become so successful that its merciless economic model could threaten its own bottom line?

Jon Stewart is appalled by Beck and his guest Michael Scheuer's suggestion that Bin Laden should attack the US again to change Obama's policies.

The nationalization of General Motors and the offshoring of its jobs are yet another sign that we are moving toward a jobless recovery.

Has Bill O'Reilly finally gone too far? MSNBC's Keith Olbermann links the murder of Dr. George Tiller to Fox News.

Blogs

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

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