Corporate Power

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Lawmakers are attempting to make it even easier for fossil fuel companies to bid on public land auctions without facing disapproval from climate advocates, a move that green groups say buckles to corporate interests. Earlier this week, the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources approved a bill that would require lease sales for offshore...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Advocates of labels for genetically modified food take part in the March Against Monsanto in Washington, D.C.. (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/cc/flickr)
The Stabenow-Roberts GMO labeling bill, which the House of Representatives is...
Nika Knight, staff writer
As global inequality skyrockets, CEOs at the 350 largest corporations in...


For those puzzled by the rancor and mistrust so many feel for Hillary Clinton, a lucid Matt Taibbi looks at Clinton's $675,000 speeches to Goldman Sachs to reveal they're about not just money but allegiance. Turns out Clinton declared that "banker-bashing (was) foolish," it takes a village to get out of a financial crisis (in fact caused by a few greedy oligarchs), and public anger is something "we" - oligarchs and Clintons - need to wait out.