Chronicling the 1 Percent’s War on America's Middle Class

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A Conservative Disdain for the Unemployed

House Speaker John Boehner says that unemployed Americans are pretty clearly malingerers, bums on welfare who have decided that they don’t feel like working: “This idea that has been born, maybe out of the...

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Arizona Is Becoming The Cayman Islands For Dark Money

Dark money groups have already poured more than $5 million into Arizona’s elections this cycle. These organizations, carefully constructed to protect the identities of their contributors, play a heavy hand in influencing election outcomes....

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New Scorecard Grades CEO Pay Reform

The Institute for Policy Studies’ 2014 Executive Pay Reform Scorecard – part of the just-released latest edition of the IPS annual Executive Excess Report – evaluates an extensive list of creative and practical proposals...

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Inequality and the USA: A Nation in Denial?

Every August, for most of the last four decades, top central bankers from around the world have been making their way to the Wyoming mountain resort of Jackson Hole for an invitation-only blue-ribbon economic...

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How ALEC Fronts for Fossil Fuels

Even as the Environmental Protection Agency finally attempts to limit carbon dioxide pollution from coal plants, it is meeting resistance at the state level, thanks to a secretive campaign by the American Legislative Exchange...