Corporations

Posted by Mary Bottari on March 31, 2015

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce has unleashed a $600,000 ad blitz to strip Wisconsin's independent Chief Justice of her title just as the court prepares to take up the John Doe criminal probe of Scott Walker.

Posted by Jody Knauss on February 20, 2015

To much fanfare, Walmart has announced a program to raise wages for its lowest paid workers.

Posted by Jody Knauss on February 19, 2015

In the multi-pronged corporate attack on working people, two public relations and lobbying campaigns have appeared, taking aim at the National Labor Relations Board.

Posted by Jessica Mason on February 17, 2015

ALEC is famous for using "small government" rhetoric to push its corporate-funded privatization agenda in state legislatures across the country. In a hypocritical twist, the corporate bill mill now wants city and county governments to subsidize the conferences of its new local offshoot.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on January 28, 2015

Defense contractor Northrop Grumman has ended its relationship with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), thanks to shareholder engagement from the Fond du Lac, Wisconsin-based Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on January 27, 2015

The expansion of Enbridge's Line 61 pipeline through Dane County, Wisconsin "is on the front lines of our fight against climate change."

Posted by Brendan Fischer on December 26, 2014

The Mall of America's response to Black Lives Matter protests highlight important questions about free speech in an era of privatized public spaces.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on December 19, 2014

"We are not renewing membership in ALEC," eBay tweeted on the afternoon of December 18.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on December 18, 2014

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is taking up the Walker criminal probe, but faces questions of judicial ethics.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on December 16, 2014

"When large corporations controlled by billionaires are given lavish taxpayer subsidies, the rest of us get stuck footing more of the bill"

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