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People vs. corporations

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

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.
5 Ways to Make Your Dollars Make Sense 5 Ways to Make Your Dollars Make Sense
by Michael Shuman
Concerned about Wall Street’s devastating impact on communities? Then invest in yourself—the most local investment of all.
A Separation of Church and Bank A Separation of Church and Bank
Video: After Bank of America foreclosed on thousands of homes in their San Jose parish, the members of this Catholic church bid it goodbye—and took $3 million with them.
Organic Farmers Take Monsanto to Court Organic Farmers Take Monsanto to Court
by April Dávila
Why hundreds of thousands are seeking protection from the seed giant.
The People’s Media The People’s Media
by Joseph Torres
Public interest groups have waged a spirited campaign to prevent a corporate takeover of the Internet.
A Magna Carta Moment for Internet Freedom A Magna Carta Moment for Internet Freedom
Video: Why we must fight for our online rights—before they’re sold, legislated, and programmed away.
Big News on Bank Transfers Big News on Bank Transfers
by Brooke Jarvis
The Occupy effect? In the last 3 months, Americans switched banks at three times the normal rate.
Deregulation Nation Deregulation Nation
Video: Why is the Occupy movement focused on bank deregulation?
The Koch Brothers Exposed The Koch Brothers Exposed
by Oliver Lazenby
Film Review: How far do the tentacles of the Kochtopus reach? Follow the money with this collection of 13 short films.
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