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People vs. corporations

Keeping private profits from getting in the way of the public good.

Special Weapons for Fighting Giants Special Weapons for Fighting Giants
by Robert Weissman
Revoke their charters, and other legal tools to hold corporations accountable to our laws.
Our House, In the Middle of the Bank Our House, In the Middle of the Bank
Video: What can you do when the bank takes away your house? Move into theirs.
Three Ways to Beat Corporate Giants Three Ways to Beat Corporate Giants
by Jim Shultz
How do Davids bring down Goliaths? Three tactics that worked.
Vermont Votes to Overturn Citizens United Vermont Votes to Overturn Citizens United
by Brooke Jarvis
From town meetings to the state legislature, Vermont is sending a strong message on corporate involvement in politics.
Nurses Fight for a Dose of Tax Justice Nurses Fight for a Dose of Tax Justice
by Sarah Anderson
Before there was Occupy, thousands of nurses were already taking on Wall Street to demand a financial transaction tax.
America the Possible: A Manifesto America the Possible: A Manifesto
by Gus Speth
It’s not too late to build an American Dream that lives up to our highest ideals.
Occupy Takes On ALEC Occupy Takes On ALEC
by Brooke Jarvis
Occupy’s latest target: corporations that write their agendas into state laws.
The Undead Pipeline Returns The Undead Pipeline Returns
by Madeline Ostrander
The Keystone XL pipeline is back, sort of. But will its promoters’ tactics cause a property rights backlash?
Fracking Bans that Can Stand Fracking Bans that Can Stand
by Maura Stephens
In New York, judges are standing up for communities’ rights to say no to corporate drilling.
Change Now, Vote Later Change Now, Vote Later
by Nathan Schneider
Political answers will come when we build a network of solidarity and action that pushes on all fronts for a true democracy.
How Much Is That Politician in the Window? How Much Is That Politician in the Window?
Sarah van Gelder on a record season of corporate-funded political advertising and what it means for the 99 percent.
By the Numbers: The Myth of the Overtaxed Corporation By the Numbers: The Myth of the Overtaxed Corporation
by Doug Pibel
For corporations, paying for tax breaks is still the best investment around.
9 Best Strategies to End Corporate Rule 9 Best Strategies to End Corporate Rule
by Doug Pibel
Corporate power is behind the politics of climate denial, Wall Street bailouts, union busting, and media consolidation, to name just a few. But real people have power, too. Here are some of our most successful strategies.
Occupy vs. the Global Race to the Bottom Occupy vs. the Global Race to the Bottom
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
Incorporating corporate globalization into the Occupy analysis and agenda.
Rights are for Real People Rights are for Real People
by Jeffrey D. Clements
Where the infamous Citizens United decision came from and how to overturn it.
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