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Corporate Profit

Restore the Basic Bargain

Robert Reich | Posted 01.28.2012 | Business
Robert Reich

Corporate profits are up right now largely because pay is down and companies aren't hiring. This is a losing game even for corporations over the long term. Without enough American consumers, their profitable days are numbered.

Fail and Grow Rich on Wall Street

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Scheer

Welcome to the brave new world of post-bailout capitalism. The Commerce Department announced Tuesday that corporate profits are at their highest level in U.S. history.

The Heart of Darkness

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

The sooner Democrats stop worrying about being center or left, and start focusing on how to get the middle class out of its economic black hole, the sooner our politics start getting fixed. Period. End of story.