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GOP, Chamber of Commerce and Fox News: Did They Play a Role in the Fertilizer Plant Deaths?

Art Levine | Posted 06.26.2013 | Green
Art Levine

The evidence is now overwhelming that lax enforcement was abetted by the seven state and Federal agencies that looked the other way or failed to see its 270 tons of potentially explosive ammonium nitrate.

This Is A Small Business?!

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.15.2013 | Small Business

A watchdog group charged this week that the federal Small Business Administration lobbied on behalf of large corporations, adding to criticism that th...

WATCH: U.S. Farm Worker Speaks About Slave-Like Conditions

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 02.01.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

For every 32 pounds of tomatoes Leonel Perez picks on Florida farmlands, he says he receives a piece rate of 50 cents. "That's a piece rate that ha...

Dave Jamieson

The Hidden Dangers In Temp Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.11.2013 | Business

The growing use of temporary or "contingent" workers in American industries like construction and warehousing has helped diminish corporate accountabi...

Dan Froomkin

Regulatory Spree Is Actually A Slow Slog, Two Groups Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The notion that the Obama administration has gone on a wild, job-killing regulatory spree has become one of the core articles of faith f...

Do Regulations Cost $1.75 Trillion? Not Exactly

Sidney Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sidney Shapiro

The opponents of regulation would love nothing more than to re-litigate all the battles they've lost over the years. They're free to try, but at the very least, they owe the American public an honest accounting.