As the U.S. becomes increasingly diverse, and the Democratic party even more so, the presidential nomination process remains heavily weighted by two states that are among the whitest in the nation.
Populism is clearly the zeitgeist of our time. It's just a question of whose version.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was interrupted while reading the words of Coretta Scott King on the U.S. Senate floor this week.
President Barack Obama's decision to appoint Elizabeth Warren to set up the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau couldn't have come at a more critical time.
The massive recall of salmonella-infected eggs, the largest egg recall in U.S. history, opens a window on the power of large corporations over not only our health, but over our government.
With the Wall Street reform bill finally cleared through Congress, activists and intellectuals are pushing hard to make sure that this bill isn't the last word Congress utters about Big Finance.
In a landmark decision last week, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations could spend unlimited funds to influence American elections, overturning a century of legal precedent.
If we want our economy to be strong and stable, we have to start thinking about it as a product of community -- not a get rich quick scheme.
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This week, the Audit takes a close look at the Obama Administration's proposed financial regulatory overhaul.