June 10, 2013 -
Taxpayers help support companies that are hostile to worker organizing through economic development subsidies and also through social safety net programs such as Medicaid and food stamps.
May 29, 2013 -
In 2010, Rep. Joe Barton of Texas retracted his apology to BP for the Obama administration's effort to get compensation for those affected by the Gulf oil disaster. Will Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky have to do the same with his call for the Senate to apologize to Apple for criticizing the company's brazen tax dodging?
April 19, 2013 -
While terrorism and gun violence dominated this week's headlines, the tragedy at a Texas fertilizer plant points to another danger that for most of the population is actually a more significant threat: industrial accidents.
January 23, 2013 -
The North Carolina-based banking giant, including two companies acquired in 2008, has done so much harm in the mortgage and mortgage-backed securities markets that banishment would be the appropriate punishment -- yet it is taking a new run at the U.S. mortgage business.
November 2, 2012 -
Holding corporations responsible for the consequences of climate change is not a new idea. Yet it is one that all too frequently gets drowned out amid the bloviating of the climate deniers, much of whose funding comes from the very corporate interests they are working to get off the hook.
October 15, 2012 -
In the hope that we are seeing a major turning point in the relationship between Wal-Mart and its workforce, it is worth looking back at the company's record to recall just how bad its behavior has been.