California’s top investment funds have resisted divestment from fossil fuels and funneled big money into firms like those behind Dakota Access. Not only are these investments dirty, but they’re costing public workers billions in the process.
Matthew Cunningham-Cook has written for Labor Notes, the Public Employee Press, Al Jazeera America, and the Nation.
Ohio retirees and whistleblowers are on the verge of exposing how hedge funds and private equity firms are abusing workers’ retirement savings.
Sen. Pat Toomey’s Last-Minute Addition to the Stimulus Bill Will Be a Big Boon to His Wall Street Donors
The Federal Reserve could provide low-interest loans to small businesses and governments struggling under the pandemic as part of the stimulus. But the Fed providing those loans would mean Wall Street wouldn’t get that business, at much higher rates — something Republican Pennsylvania senator Pat Toomey decided on Thursday could not happen.
The Federal Reserve has chosen to give powerful corporations like Chevron far better lending terms than the state of Wisconsin. There’s no reason the Fed can’t lend to state and local governments at zero percent interest.
A trucking magnate poured $250,000 into a pro-Trump super PAC. His company quickly saw a windfall from USPS contracts.
Trump just installed a former Republican National Committee chair to lead the board that oversees the USPS. Now the agency faces allegations that it is being used to rig the 2020 election.
New York Democratic legislators are trying to tax stock trades, capital gains, and carried interest. Wall Street, of course, is horrified by such a development — but luckily, their millions in campaign contributions have helped create a solid friendship with Governor Andrew Cuomo.
In a never-before-released thesis, Reagan’s FEMA director discussed the potential internment of millions of blacks in concentration camps.
In choosing Barbara Madeloni as president, the Massachusetts Teachers Association has elected a fierce opponent of neoliberal education reform.
The most emancipatory vision that the Left can offer today is one of equitable citizenship for all.
The Dorner incident, like all incidents involving madmen, requires us to consider the madness that structures life in America.
The media is debating food politics — and missing the mark.
How an uncompromising spirit lead the CTU to victory.