Issues - Corporate Responsibility

When corporations acquire too much power and influence, it threatens the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the health of our democracy. Amid the rising power and political muscle of major corporations in recent decades, the need to counter greedy and harmful corporate practices has grown exponentially. Continue...

Congress Passes Financial Reform

July 17, 2010 — ts
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When the President signs the Financial Reform bill into law, it will be the biggest improvement to regulation of the financial industry in generations.

Carrying Their Own Tax Weight?: High Finance and Carried Interest

June 14, 2010 — Maz
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The US Senate is combing through the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010 this week. Included in that bill is a provision to close the loophole on what's called "carried interest," which could generate billions of dollars in federal revenue.

Financial Reform Conference Committee Excitement

June 12, 2010 — ts
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Exciting things are happening in the financial reform committee, which is working to produce a finalized financial reform bill. Here's a run-down of the key points that will be debated and decided in the coming weeks.

Financial Reform Passed the Senate, A Long Way from Done

June 9, 2010 — ts
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Quick Reactions: Senate Passes Financial Reform

June 1, 2010 — ts