Corporate Power

Lisa Graves, Kim Haddow and Calvin Sloan, PR Watch staff
The Independent Women’s Forum and its 501(c)(4) affiliate, the Independent Women’s Voice , market themselves to the media and voters as “non-partisan,” “independent,” and “neutral.” However, a new investigation of the groups by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) reveals them to be anything but that. Joan Walsh in the Nation broke this story...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The Detroit skyline.
Detroit has finally set its sights on some of the real culprits of the city's...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
New York congressional candidate Zephyr Teachout is throwing down the gauntlet...


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.