World Bank fudges the fossil f...

Apr 27, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Women carry coal from an open-cast field in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand: ‘Universal energy access for the poor...

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Tomgram: Michael Klare, Is the...

Apr 26, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   [Note for TomDispatch Readers: Sad news from me.  On Monday, Eduardo Galeano died of cancer.  I was his U.S. book...

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5 Ways It’s Become a Cri...

Apr 26, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Economy New report details perverse policies that are driving more people into hopeless, inescapable poverty. By Terrell...

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Paul Krugman Demolishes the &#...

Apr 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Economy How else to explain how these false economic ideas live on and on and on? By Janet Allon / AlterNet Photo Credit:...

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How Eco-Friendly is Your State...

Apr 24, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   For the new report “2015’s Most & Least Eco-Friendly States,” WalletHub compared each state across...

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EPA’s Proposed Carbon Rule Wou...

Apr 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Samantha Page  CLIMATE PROGRESS The solar industry is one sector where the Clean Power Plan could boost jobs. CREDIT:...

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The World’s Oceans Are Worth T...

Apr 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   by Katie Valentine  CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/ Eranga Jayawardena The oceans are worth at least $24...

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Money in Politics Is Darkening...

Apr 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Money & Politics by Katie Rose Quandt  BILL MOYERS & CO.                ...

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18 numbers that explain the BP...

Apr 20, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Reuters/Lee Celano By Tim McDonnell  GRIST This story is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The...

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The Worst of Our Corrupt Congr...

Apr 19, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Billion dollar giveaways to the rich, as protesters and candidates are mocked. By Steven Rosenfeld / AlterNet Photo...

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Four Charts Reveal the Hidden ...

Apr 18, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Americans for a Safe Future Robin Claremont Today is Tax Day, and millions of Americans are scrambling to file their...

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Paul Krugman Dismantles Crazy ...

Apr 17, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Economy What will it take for right-wing ideologues to abandon the austerity myth? By Janet Allon / AlterNet Photo...

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How the Federal Reserve Is Des...

Apr 17, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Economy New research shows exactly how Fed policies exacerbate inequality. By Lynn Stuart Parramore / AlterNet Photo...

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World Bank Breaks Its Own Rule...

Apr 16, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] TRUTHDIG Global development Review of World Bank documents reveals electricity, water and transport projects contravened...

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How can we stop farmer suicide...

Apr 16, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Grist / Grant Wood By Madeleine Thomas  GRIST Trigger warning: This piece discusses suicide, depression, and suicide’s...

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How Resource Extraction in Lat...

Apr 15, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Environment The most challenging question is whether increasing extraction today can lay the foundation for decreasing...

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The Depressing Reason Why Your...

Apr 15, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   The current model for electronics ownership means technology companies have no incentive to provide better products. By...

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Why Brazil’s megadrought...

Apr 14, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Amy Larkin   THE GUARDIAN Brazil’s recent drought shows that Wall Street is still baffled by the economic cost of...

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The Numbers Are Staggering: U....

Apr 14, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Economy The callousness of America’s political and business leaders is shocking once you start looking at the...

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Design in Crisis: How Economic...

Apr 13, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Metropolis Magazine An Italian design legend considers the positive effects that the world’s financial crisis has had on...

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Elizabeth Warren’s Latest Inte...

Apr 13, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]    TRUTHDIG Ever wonder how the U.S. government justifies making an annual $60 billion off of students? Allow Sen....

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Will Hillary’s Constant ...

Apr 13, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   Economy Whose economic security will Hillary protect? By Zaid Jilani / AlterNet   Today, former first lady,...

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Keep Your Eyes Wide Open: 6 Ou...

Apr 8, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Economy Sometimes your only choice is to go without or suck it up. By Sage McHugh / AlterNet These days, getting a good...

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Why Global Poverty Won’t Actua...

Apr 7, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] The sustainable development goals will aim to eradicate poverty by 2030 but our current economic model, built on GDP,...

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Congressional Budget Plans Get...

Apr 5, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   By Richard Kogan and Isaac Shapiro, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities | News Analysis House Speaker John Boehner...

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The Political Revolution We De...

Apr 4, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] By Sen. Bernie Sanders   VIA TRUTHDIG     U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent. (StumpSource / CC BY-SA 2.0)...

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Barney Frank drops a bombshell...

Mar 31, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Ever wonder why we waited six years to get a decent economic recovery? This new revelation will disgust you David Dayen  ...

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Millennials Have No Roadmap to...

Mar 30, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] My parents and grandparents knew just what kind of adults they should be at 25. I don’t, but it’s not my fault. By Zach...

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4 Ways Corporations Owe Us, Bi...

Mar 30, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Corporate greed has reached its limit. It does not have to be this way. By Paul Buchheit / AlterNet   The distorted...

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If We Don’t Overturn Citizens ...

Mar 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] TRUTHDIG By Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) YouTube I recently introduced an amendment at the Senate Budget Committee. It was...

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