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The Stratfor File

What: Strategic Forecasting, Inc. is a for-profit, mini-CIA. It uses a web of paid informers around the world to gain confidential information and conduct spy-ops against groups of citizen activists at the req... Read more...
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Who is the Tea Party Congress?

Seems like this would be an easy question to answer, but it turns out that we could find no group, including the tea party’s own organizations, that has made a complete list, or at least they’ve not made one pu... Read more...
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The entire court system is infested

Unfortunately, the corporatization of America's judiciary is not just a problem at the top. For more than 30 years, there has been a concerted effort by such ultra-wealthy corporate supremists as the Kochs, Sca... Read more...
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At last, a principled stand in Congress

Is there no balm in Gilead... or in Washington? Will no Democrat soothe the people's anger at the constant giveaways to the rich from our depleted public treasury? Is there at least one strong populist vertebra... Read more...
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The corporate squeeze

Profits up!" gloat today's headlines in the business media. The New York Times reports that the profits of 175 of America's big- gest corporations have soared by a whopping 42 percent this year. The 500 largest... Read more...
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Full text of Justice John Paul Stevens

Justice Stevens, with whom Justice Ginsburg , Justice Breyer, and Justice Sotomayor join, concurring in part and dissenting in part. The real issue in this case concerns how, not if, the appellant may financ... Read more...