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The Union vs. Corporate Showdown Has Officially Begun
The attack on the U.S. labor movement just sharpened with the Harris vs. Quinn Supreme Court decision, aimed at the heart of concentrated union power — public sector unions. When you add in the Obama-led assault on public school teachers unions and the Koch brother-funded “Right to Work” laws, the...
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UK Workers Stage Mass Protests Against Austerity Measures
Cameron promises crackdown on future strikes
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Digital Rights Groups Warn TPP Will Force 'Policing' of Internet Users
Groups slam proposed rules in open letters to negotiators of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement
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Greek Privatization of Key Sectors Meets Strong Opposition
Efforts to sell off state-owned water and power infrastructure has provoked public anger
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Former NSA Chief Will Work for Wall Street-backed 'Cyber War Council'
Keith Alexander slated to 'facilitate' government-industry effort to combat cyberattacks
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Doctors: TPP Would Trample Access to Medicines
Médecins Sans Frontières warns that lives hang in balance of secret pact
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Corporations 'Citizens'? Then Act Like It
The U.S. Supreme Court this week once again bestowed citizenship on American corporations. A few years back, with the Citizens United decision, the high court declared corporations were essentially people and therefore had First Amendment rights to pump any amount of money they want into election...
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Warning: Corporate Interests Are Not Public Interests
The modern-day conflation of corporate and public interests forms the bedrock of what is likely the most dangerous ideology to afflict humanity. Domestically, it creates a "predator" economic system which disembowels the public domain by creating “new” markets which unnecessarily imperil the public...
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New Campaign Pushes for 'Basic Income Guarantee' in Canada
Activists and academics ask, 'What kind of Canada do you want?'
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Renewable Energy’s About To Dominate Global Power Investments
New report forecasts rise of solar and wind could lead to peak of carbon emissions
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