Corporate Power

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Thursday, April 15, 2021.
"Republicans' insistence that the most profitable companies in the world shouldn't contribute a single penny to investments in roads, schools, and our clean-energy future is simply not acceptable."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
"America is facing a crisis of online misinformation that is eroding faith in our democratic institutions, threatening public health, stoking radical extremism, and fanning the flames of hatred and division," an anti-monopoly coalition warned on April 15, 2021. (Photo Illustration: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"Truth is under siege, and Big Tech platforms have become too big to care—they...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Demonstrator holding a sign at a protest in Manhattan on March 3, 2021.
"Our resources should go to helping the American people get through this crisis...

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.