Pakistan is the latest country to reject the system that allows private investors to sue governments in international tribunals. But Ecuador is back-tracking and the lawsuits continue to proliferate.
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From academics to activists, thoughtful people worldwide are focusing their attention on economic inequality as never before.
From the very start, the giant retailer's business strategy has relied on dodging taxes and pocketing public subsidies.
The Hufcor plant in Janesville, Wisconsin was profitable before investors gobbled it up. Now it’s the latest highway robbery by private equity.
In the face of extractive industries' enormous economic clout, Central Americans are facing increasing displacement and threats to their democratic rights.
By raising taxes on the wealthy and redirecting other public resources, we can meet everyone’s needs and strengthen our economy.
Under U.S. trade agreements, corporations are suing developing country governments for sums that far outstrip the value of humanitarian aid.
The emerging statewide coalition Recovery For All is demanding progressive tax reform as a crucial step toward reducing extreme racial and economic disparities in Connecticut.
The For the People Act would loosen the financial industry’s grip over our political system.