In their new HBO documentary The Yes Men Fix the World, the eponymous pranksters take aim at unapologetic free market profiteers.
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Corporations don't always do what's right. Maybe they can't. Maybe they don't want to. Maybe they want to but the shareholders wouldn't like it. Cue: The Yes Men.
The president's recent objection to a provision in the 2010 defense funding bill that would make interrogation an "inherently governmental function" is a huge step backwards.
If Liz chooses to follow in her dad's footsteps, she will have some pretty big and pretty evil shoes to fill. That's why it's important for Dick to ease her in. Keep her from being too evil, too soon.
How did Halliburton, once branded the ugly stepchild of Dick Cheney and a poster child of war profiteering, receive absolution from anti-war activists and the media?
Brooks and his ilk also like to pretend that there is some big separation between government and big business when in reality they have been in bed for years.
The U.S. Army paid $83.4 million in bonuses to KBR Inc., its biggest contractor in Iraq, despite accusations its wiring work has been linked to the el...
Sadly, in both the Old West and the new West, the big boys in the smoke-filled rooms always need a Dick Cheney.
Obama pressured GM CEO, Rick Wagoner to step down; here are five other CEOs he should consider firing.
For years, George W. Bush has been roundly criticized, even lampooned, for declaring "Mission Accomplished" in Iraq. But maybe declaring "Mission Accomplished" was not that crazy after all.
Our new president didn't have a powerful father to place him in things, or get him out. He worked hard to become the 44th president. He is of the people, which tends to make a person for the people.
The U.S. Justice Department withdrew its 10-count major frauds charge against Jeff Mazon and instead accepted a misdemeanor plea agreement -- a victory for Mazon and a black eye both for the Justice Department and Judge McDade,
The capital projects coming out of the stimulus plan and the Obama budgets are designed to create long-term wealth, and assets that will ensure to the benefit of generations to come.
Air America conducted a poll that asked a question raised by Time Magazine's Joe Klein: "Should Obama pardon George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld, and Dick...
Curmudgeons or not, unseemly right now or not, some things are worth staying angry about, even as we pat ourselves on the back, smile broadly at tomorrow and turn the page.
Foreigners on student or work visas are probably at least as good a bet as the serious felons the armed forces have been reduced to chasing after. Provided they're straight, of course.
The former Halliburton subsidiary also failed to manage a medical incinerator properly, disposing medical waste and human remains in an open air burn pit.
Anyone who drives a car regularly has noticed that gas prices have fallen pretty sharply over the past month -- something that fellow Brandeis grad Th...
The Bush administration moved to prevent Jeff Mazon from making a defense that would most certainly shift the blame from charges he took a bribe in th...
Author's son died in Iraq. He died because of the Bush administration's shoddy anti-terrorism operations before 9/11, and after 9/11 so fat cats could become richer.
What is shocking about the presentation by Bush -- and the deal that is unfolding is that we don't see any acceptance of responsibility for the failure of his team's stewardship of the economy.
Now that it has thoroughly discredited the market economy it was ostensibly pushing, the Republican Party is left with no clear, logical economic agenda.
In the run-up to the federal election, signs of the republican's self-confidence are, to paraphrase Pete Townsend, 'f-f-f-fading away'.
But let me re...
Barack Obama needs to stop talking about nebulous, floating on a cloud change. And start talking about how he is going to kick these people's asses. We need someone to take our government back.
What will it be? A nod to Israel to bomb Iran? An American-engineered coup in Pakistan? Whatever it is, it is coming and if Obama intends to weather the dirty trick he will have to be prepared.
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