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Elections in Iceland: The Revolutionary Fire is Down to Dying Embers

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

Unfortunately, in Iceland, as elsewhere, we're numbed by the continuous stream of bad economic news and appear in danger of forgetting what we were fighting for.

Alcoa First Quarter Loss Expected, Shares Fall

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Alcoa Inc (AA.N) shares fell on Tuesday, hours before the aluminum producer was scheduled to report what was expected to be a se...

Alcoa Posts First Quarter Loss, Second In A Row

AP | DANIEL LOVERING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PITTSBURGH — In a bleak start to the earnings season, Alcoa Inc. reported a quarterly loss of $497 million, as the stumbling global economy cont...

Posse on Trail of Wall Street Cheats

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Financial skulduggery, judging from the latest and sharply increasing number of stock trading investigations, is unmistakably on the rise.

Alcoa To Cut 13 Percent Of Global Work Force

AP | DANIEL LOVERING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PITTSBURGH — Alcoa Inc., the world's third-largest aluminum maker, said Tuesday it will cut 13,500 jobs, or 13 percent of its work force, and sl...

Bjork Battles Icelandic Aluminum Industry

Green Inc. | James Kanter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The hugely popular Icelandic singer Björk has gone into battle with another of the island's big exports - aluminum. Björk says the aluminum product...

Corporate Responsibility: How Can U.S. Economy Stay Competitive, Get Greener?

Envrionmental Capital | Keith Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Big U.S. companies obviously want a seat at the table when it's time to draw up America's plan to fight climate change. A year after issuing its "Call...

The New Workers Uniting Union Means Global Solidarity

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Global corporations have set up a situation in which they are herding workers in a stampede to the bottom. So we created the first global union to face off unregulated multinational corporations.

Feds Open Alcoa Bribery Probe

AP | DANIEL LOVERING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PITTSBURGH — Federal prosecutors have launched an investigation into allegations that Alcoa Inc. and affiliates bribed officials in the Persian ...

Wanted: "Imported" CEOs For Growing U.S. Growth Abroad

New York TImes | Louise Story | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The corner offices of corporate America are increasingly being filled from every corner of the world. Citigroup, the world's largest bank, named Vikr...