July 27, 2012 -
As the Olympics get underway in London, protesters are targeting BP for its corporate sponsorship of the games, which they say amounts to "greenwashing" its pollution in the Gulf of Mexico and elsewhere.
July 13, 2012 -
History shows that union membership has grown when labor has been on the offensive fighting for all workers. That's why SEIU organizer Rand Wilson argues that the movement's next fight should be for state laws requiring "just cause" before a worker is fired.
July 6, 2012 -
Mississippi's revised workers' compensation law went into effect this month, putting the burden on workers to prove injuries are job-related. The Republican governor says it shows corporations that the state is the "most job-friendly environment in America."
June 7, 2012 -
Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker's victory in this week's recall election is being called a crushing blow to organized labor, but the grassroots are stirring across the land -- even in the anti-union South.
June 1, 2012 -
The campaign calling on companies to sever ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council is one of the most successful corporate accountability initiatives in history, but it now faces the challenge of persuading those unfazed by consumer unrest.
May 21, 2012 -
The bipartisan decision to extend the life of the Export-Import Bank of the United States -- which some conservatives have derisively dubbed "Boeing's Bank" -- shows that corporatists retain the upper hand in mainstream U.S. politics.
May 2, 2012 -
A watchdog group has filed a petition with North Carolina regulators seeking to change the way the power giant sets its rates, which dramatically favor energy-hungry data centers run by well-heeled companies like Google, Apple and Facebook over residential customers and small businesses.