Meem, 9, works 12-hour shifts at a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She dreams of becoming a sewing operator, buying more hair clips and helping her family.
… This is important. Sometimes the wealthy talk as if they were characters in “Atlas Shrugged,” demanding nothing more from society than that the moochers leave them alone. But these men were speaking for, not against, redistribution — redistribution from the 99 percent to people like them. This isn’t libertarianism; it’s a demand for special treatment. It’s not Ayn Rand; it’s ancien régime. …
Banks control 93 percent of all US financial assets, but want to eliminate a federal tax break for credit unions because they feel it gives them an unfair advantage.
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Like so many tech billionaires, Bezos has been attracted to right-libertarian politics.
A settlement reached with four natural gas companies insisted that a couple’s children should also be barred from discussing fracking.
Contractor to plead guilty over deleted computer simulations testing methods used to cement Deepwater Horizon well
Biotech giant Monsanto has been awarded yet another victory by the federal government thanks to a recent Environmental Protection Agency decision to allow larger traces of the herbicide glyphosate in farm-grown foods.