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Major moves towards corporate accountability

In two major moves towards corporate accountability to everyone else, states and cities are being urged to disclose total tax subsidies to corporations.


Koch brothers can’t conceal their love for Scott Walker

Walker desperately needs the Kochs and has clung to their brand since 2008.


Teamsters' teach-in spotlights environmental injustice at hazardous Missouri landfill

The landfill contains 8,700 tons of un-containerized radioactive waste and there's a fire at the site.


Supreme Court allows corporations to deny birth control coverage

The Supreme Court ruled that family-owned corporations can use religious objections to opt out of the Affordable Care Act requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.


House Dems side with labor on trade pact

"Labor rights are now government-to-government in trade pacts, while corporate rights get to go over the top of governments."


Is this what for-profit health care looks like?

The movement to hold California-based Prime Healthcare Services accountable grows.


The curious case of Hobby Lobby

Can a for-profit corporation have religion? Can its religious feelings be hurt? If some of its employees take a pill to prevent pregnancy, does that violate the corporation's rights?


Prosecuting JPMorgan Chase a good start, but…

There's a long way to go. And, unfortunately, the politicians who enabled the corporate criminals on Wall Street seem to be beyond the law's reach.


Government shutdown a corporate lockout of the people

The government crisis takes place as we near the start of the sixth year of economic depression; only the wealthiest one-tenth of one percent have fully recovered.


Bank of America lied to homeowners and rewarded foreclosures, former employees say

Bank of America employees regularly lied to homeowners, according to sworn statements by former bank employees.

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