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Another Brick in the Wall: Supreme Court Shields Corporations From the Law (As Usual)

Nan Aron | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
Nan Aron

The Italian Colors ruling is not an isolated event. We are rapidly approaching a time when there is a private set of laws for big corporations, created and enforced by and for themselves and separate from the system that governs the rest of us.

An Anniversary You Are Forced to Remember

Negah Mouzoon | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics
Negah Mouzoon

Until federal policymakers act to protect consumers from one-sided contracts, April 27 will always mark the anniversary of a devastating day for consumers' rights.

Corporations Gone Wild

Harvey Rosenfield | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business
Harvey Rosenfield

It's a magnificent time to be alive -- if you're a giant corporation, that is. Spring is here, and after a deep chill, the mighty mega-businesses are not merely reborn, but blossoming.

Supreme Court Could Give Corporations Blueprint to Cheat Consumers

Gibson Vance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gibson Vance

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion today. If it rules in favor of AT&T, corporations will be allowed to use forced arbitration clauses as a tool to wipe out class actions.

A Plea to the Courts: Stop the Quiet Death of a Critical Consumer Protection

Lisa Gilbert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Gilbert

The right of consumers to band together to take action against corporate rip-offs is something that is enshrined in case law, enforced by the state co...