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Robert Monks

For the Public Good? Nonprofits and Political Donations

Robert A.G. Monks | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics
Robert A.G. Monks

The recent brouhaha about the IRS unfairly scrutinizing conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status illustrates just how sticky -- and political -- nonprofit and charitable status has become.

Reining in the Corporation

Ralph Nader | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business
Ralph Nader

It's a sad state when such outright corporate hypocrisy becomes standard fare. Perhaps CEOs, such as Tim Cook, have become too accustomed to corporations having enormously greater privileges and immunities than actual persons.

A Vote for Mitt Romney, Part 2

Paula Gordon | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Paula Gordon

... is a vote to complete the takeover of America by big corporations. Consider the old-fashioned American notion of Justice.

A Vote for Mitt Romney

Paula Gordon | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
Paula Gordon

So, if you're a fan of crony capitalism, if you trust Exxon, Goldman Sachs, KBR, Monsanto, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and their crony kin to look after you, Mitt Romney and the Republicans is your kind of band.

Make a Joyful Noise

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

What's Egypt got that America has apparently lost? An authentic yearning to be free. How else to account for obscene genuflecting to Ronald Reagan...