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The first step toward lasting financial reform is to identify the roots of the crisis.

At the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh, activists will push the United States to back proposals to regulate CEO compensation and require corporate responsibility.

If Obama leads, the people will rally to his side. A good way to remind voters of the bold change they voted for last fall: ordering a hard cap on executive pay.

Big profits on Wall Street, and the big bonuses they fund, are not justified by the marketplace.

Find a "good bank," make responsible investments, save locally and more...

The good times, as we have known them, are not coming back. Americans need a new vision that helps them deal with new economic realities.

Excessive executive pay endangers our public well-being as surely as any pollutants. Obama's $500,000 pay cap is just a start at fixing the problem.

Without a commitment to affordable housing for all, the ownership society remains a myth for many Americans.

The current banking crisis and McCain's political history should be creating a serious case of déjà vu.

Americans know all the details of the John Edwards affair. But they remain in the dark about a scandal that affects the livelihoods of millions. Who orchestrated the fall of Bear Stearns?

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Republicans are suing the president for doing what presidents do.

August 5, 2014

A new project by NETWORK, the Catholic social justice lobby, invites a reconsideration of a duty to the poor.

April 19, 2014

“[It] doesn’t make any sense for us to be sending Vermont’s hard-earned tax dollars to some bank on Wall Street which couldn’t care less about Vermont or Vermonters.”

March 9, 2014

There are two tests of social change movements: endurance and regeneration. After two decades, Mexico's Zapatista movement can now say it passed both.

January 15, 2014

After an initial meeting, Walmart has told a union-backed warehouse workers group it decided to break it off.

January 17, 2013

A new year's resolution for Washington: make the economy work for working people. 

January 2, 2013

A petition demanding Obama appoint someone who will hold Wall Street accountable has already gained a significant number of signatures. 

November 27, 2012

What if the debate about the so-called "fiscal cliff" were framed in human rights terms?

November 20, 2012

Trade policy is about economics. But it’s also about human rights—and whether countries that claim to support freedom and fairness really do.

October 22, 2012