July 10, 2013 -
The Trans-Pacific Partnership -- a trade agreement written with help from the likes of Walmart and Halliburton -- would enhance corporations' power to sue governments over laws they don't like, increase pressure for fracking, and make job-killers like NAFTA look puny. Congress will soon debate whether to fast-track it.
March 25, 2013 -
MIT physicist Ernest Moniz is an academic who has also served on boards or advisory councils of large energy companies, including BP.
September 21, 2012 -
From arranging their affairs so they get checks from the IRS rather than writing them, to their reliance on government contracts, U.S. corporations show a serious dependency on public assistance.
June 26, 2012 -
A Washington Post investigation finds that members of Congress are trading stock in companies they have the power to influence. That's perfectly legal under current law and ethics rules -- but should it be?
May 31, 2012 -
Big industrial polluters have been investing millions in lobbying and campaign contributions while seeking to weaken North Carolina standards governing health-damaging pollution.
May 24, 2012 -
A report from North Carolina Voters for Clean Elections documents how companies with an interest in legalizing fracking in the state are investing heavily in legislators' campaigns.