Dodging Taxes, Paying CEOs Millions

To dodge taxes, 32 firms abandoned America and moved to other countries. They also paid their CEOs $439 million in 2013.

Does Fracking Have Us Drinking Diesel?

Oil and gas companies are not obtaining required permits to use diesel fuel when fracking, putting our water at risk.

A Taxing Double Standard

Americans with troubled mortgages are penalized while scofflaw banks enjoy tax breaks after paying fines for wrongdoing.

Smoking Out Health Hazards of E-Cigarettes

The World Health Organization recently called on countries to protect the public from e-cigarette hazards.

Voices of the Unemployed

Stories from across the nation show why emergency unemployment insurance must be extended.

TAFTA Resources

Find fact sheets and other resources on the Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) and its threats to our health, safety, and democracy.

New Posts

Sep 17, 2014

The Star-Spangled Banner is a Song Full of Questions

Early on the morning of September 14, I joined several hundred fellow citizens, along with guests from Canada and the United Kingdom, inside Fort McHenry in Baltimore. We huddled in the chilly morning ...

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Sep 17, 2014

50 Years of Federal Workers Investing in America's Charities

Federal workers help tens of thousands of people across the country, not just in their everyday work but with their generosity. In 1964, the first Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) was ...

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Sep 15, 2014

Support Those Who Support Us: Let Your Dollar Be Your Vote for Responsible Corporate Taxpayers

Over the last month, American consumers have sent a strong message to companies thinking about abandoning the U.S. and moving ...

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Sep 15, 2014

House Majority’s Last-Ditch Effort to Undermine Public Protections, Award Corporate Giveaways

Highlights: This week, the House majority plans to introduce a large package of anti-regulatory, pro-industry bills under ...

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Resources & Research

The Benefits of Public Protections: Ten Rules That Save Lives and Protect the Environment

This report examines the public health, worker safety, and environmental benefits projected from ten ...

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The Bridge to Prosperity: Reverse Reckless Cuts, Restore Our Infrastructure, and Revive Jobs

The United States is facing a growing infrastructure crisis and a lingering jobs crisis. Most ...

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The Disappearing Corporate Tax Base: How to Reclaim Lost Tax Revenue to Rebuild State Budgets

American states and cities and the people who live in them are hurting. States and cities ...

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Making the Grade: Access to Information Scorecard 2014

A building block of American democracy is the idea that as citizens, we have a right to information about how our government works and what it does in our name. The Freedom ...

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