Wal-Mart Dollars Funds GOP, Lobbying to Eliminate Estate Tax

Walton family uses Wal-Mart’s profits to shift tax burden onto customers.

Asbestos and Sham Bankruptcies

WR Grace & Co. used accounting trickery to “go bankrupt,” and thereby avoid fully compensating more than 1,000 Montana residents who had been exposed to deadly asbestos dust.

A Proposed Amendment to Establish a Constitutional Right to Vote in America

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote. This resolution was introduced in March of 2005 by U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) and has 58 co-sponsors as of April 2005.

Wal-Mart Drops Plans for Its First Store in New York City

Developer bails on proposed Wal-Mart in New York City after opposition by neighborhood, labor, and environmental groups, and small businesses.