Corporate Power

Nika Knight, staff writer
WikiLeaks on Wednesday released a trove of documents detailing previously unknown pro-corporate provisions and updates to the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) , exposing the extent to which the U.S.-driven deal will force signatory nations to privatize public services and deregulate corporations. "As President Obama said of the TPP in October...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
It was another banner year for chief executives at the biggest companies. For...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
As McDonald's prepares to hold its annual meting on Thursday, low wage workers—...

Further

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.