The US Wants to Make Oil, Gas, and Mining Companies More Transparent About Their Deals
The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed rules that will require companies to disclose how much they pay for the right to drill and mine for resources around the world.
The Dangers of the Grexit
Fears of a Greek loan default and withdrawal from the eurozone grew larger Thursday night as the International Monetary Fund pulled out of cash-for-fiscal reforms talks with Greece’s leadership.
Oil Refinery Workers Are on Strike and They're Getting Support from Environmentalists
The strike is now in its third week and environmental groups are supporting demands for improved safety conditions, which could help prevent hazardous leaks or explosions.
Anger Grows as NYPD Blasts Protesters With Controversial and Painful Noise Weapon
Protesters describe intense pain after being exposed to the LRAD sound device. And the National Lawyers Guild is demanding more information from the NYPD about its use at a December 5 demo.
Here's What New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Did for a Troubled Sandy Relief Program
Money is finally flowing to New Yorkers whose homes were destroyed or damaged two years ago, but experts say disaster relief and infrastructure isn't enough to help the city cope with future shocks.
The Teamsters Have Asked the Federal Government to Back Off
Claiming to be free of the corruption and mob ties that led to government oversight 25 years ago, the Teamsters have asked to be left alone.
Influential Political Party Is Supporting the NY Gov. Who Stands for Everything It Opposes
The Working Families Party endorsed Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo after pressure from unions and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Ahead of National Fast Food Strike, Alt-Labor Is Under Threat
There is a schism that could not only undermine the movement but also exposes many of the inherent problems in this new kind of organizing.
The Case That Could Rock the Occupy Movement
Cecily McMillan faces up to seven years in jail on charges of assaulting a police officer, sending a chilling message to Occupy protesters.