Economy

Posted by Mary Bottari on March 18, 2015

The fossil fuel barons, Charles and David Koch, have long advocated for "economic freedom" and a smaller government. They have slammed "collectivism" and market distorting subsidies.

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 Mary Bottari on January 12, 2015

Two trade organizations affiliated with corporate bill mill ALEC have filed a suit against the City of Los Angeles to block an ordinance passed last September to raise the wages for hotel employees.

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"

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 18, 2014

Democratic state legislators in Illinois are mulling an effort to thwart Chicago's effort to raise its minimum wage, even as they raise the state wage above the national average. And the state National Restaurant Association affiliate is eating it up.

Posted by Lisa Graves on November 18, 2014

Leaked documents expose a plan by Edelman for TransCanada to launch an "aggressive" American-style PR campaign to get controversial tar sands oil to refineries in eastern Canada for export.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 05, 2014

Minimum wage and paid sick day measures have been gaining momentum in the past year -- but keep an eye out for bills promoted by ALEC designed to crush that momentum and limit local control.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on October 01, 2014

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has endorsed WI Governor Scott Walker for reelection.

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