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Mining for Gold: A Pact With the Devil?
August 31, 2012 - The economic crisis - and the rising price of gold - have spurred North American firms to reopen mines and attack environmental regulations. Here's what we can learn from El Salvador's moratorium on new mining permits. By Robin Broad and John Cavanagh
Paul Ryan's Childish Philosophy
August 21, 2012 - To hear a grown man advocate objectivism as a philosophy was like seeing a 10-year old in a stroller. By Hilary Matfess
Mr. President, the Elephant in the Room Is Not a Republican
August 8, 2012 - White America is slowly returning to normal. It's a shade poorer normal to be sure, but normal all the same. The Black Economy, on the other hand, is still in full-blown recession. By Salvatore Babones, published in The Star-Ledger
Greetings from the New Economy
August 5, 2012 - In Bard's campus, thinkers and doers prepare to transform our fossil fuel-powered, finance-bloated, inegalitarian economy into one that is resilient, just, and sustainable. By Abby Scher
Exchange Rates and Debt Bondage
August 1, 2012 - The volatility of exchange rates wouldn't be nearly as damning were developing nations able to borrow in their own currency. By Hilary Matfess
Supreme Court, Inc.
July 31, 2012 - The precedents the Roberts Court is setting are making it easier for corporations to exercise the rights of American citizens without corresponding civic responsibilities. By Hilary Matfess