Mike Elk, of In These Times, attempted to ask Honeywell CEO David Cote a question, at a Capitol Hill event. Watch what happens.
Before Greece, before Spain, before Germany, France, or even Britain there was Ireland.
Ruby Brown of Minneapolis says that for the past four years, she has been "struggling to keep Bank of America from taking my home," trying to convince the bank to reset the principal on her mortgage to its current market value.
Ever see a construction worker hanging off a bridge while making essential repairs and wonder what it takes to do a job like that?
Last fall, we pondered whether Apple could start building iPads and iPhones in the U.S. Our conclusion was, YES, Apple could indeed start assembling products in the U.S. Some key points:
Are you wondering where your tax dollars are going? Then take a look at the $642.5 billion stuffed into the National Defense Authorization Act, which the House of Representatives recently approved.
On a recent Meet the Press face-off between Democrats and Republicans, a politician claimed we urgently need to cut government spending.
Many are wondering if making Wisconsin a "Right to Work" state is next on Governor Scott Walker's agenda if he wins the recall election on June 5.
Democracy properly applied brings widespread prosperity because when people have a say what they say is give everyone good wages, benefits and a share of the pie.
I wrote a bit about the Chris Hayes flap over a Mother Jones earlier. I think he was perfectly respectful and thoughtful as always and that his point was well taken. But his apology opened up a new topic that I think is worth exploring:
When I read about the recent polls indicating a huge shift among African-Americans towards supporting same-sex marriage — a Public Policy Polling survey showing that 57% of African Americans s
Originally published at Capital Gains and Games.
By the time you read this, we should be at the 25th hour of what is, even though it shouldn't be, one of those 24-hour stories, namely Chris Hayes' comment about our country's casual use of the word "hero" for all of our military personnel and the knee-jerk right-wing blowback.
There's a lot we don't know about the deal between Sen. Mike Lee, Tea Party Republican of Utah, and America's largest bank. But we already know something's very, very wrong:
The ink’s barely dry on the historic settlement of “robo-signing” and other abusive foreclosure practices by five big banks.
Mitt Romney made a boatload of money for himself and his fellow fat cats. No doubt about it. Billions. But he made it the way Americans hate most – Wall Street style wheeling and dealing.
Two years ago, the corporate-backed Tea Party didn’t just win an election.
A perfectly respectable business panel is urging corporate boards to ditch the ridiculous rationalizations for CEO pay excess and narrow the gargantuan corporate pay gap. Step one: end CEO stock options.
This spring the spirit of the Occupy Wall Street movement arrived at corporate shareholder meetings, with the 99% Power coalition demanding decent corporate governance that serves the interests of We, the People rather than just a few people.
The Mitt Romney campaign is airing an ad promising that on his first day in office Romney would "stand up to China" and demand "they play by the rules.