The first trade agreement to be negotiated by the Obama administration should allow governments to control volatile capital flows.
CEOs rake it in while their corporations dodge taxes.
Some are arguing that the military budget can’t be cut because it will cost jobs. This summary of a 2009 study shows that, compared to other forms of federal spending, the military budget is a very poor job creator indeed.
The most powerful master is the one who rules unseen and unmentioned.
The Obama administration’s approach to the Afghan war is too narrowly focused. Instead, the administration should focus on India-Pakistan rapprochement as the hallmark of a cohesive South Asia strategy.
With military cuts now on the negotiating table, here’s a set of expert recommendations on what to cut and yet keep us safe and secure.
The Obama administration promised to reverse the Bush-era policies on terrorism. But the president has spent most of his time reversing himself.
The price of fixing America’s nuclear vulnerabilities may be high, but the price of doing too little is incalculable.
Government efforts to finance job creation and other public goods can clash with subsidies restrictions in trade agreements.
Reversing tax giveaways to the super-rich and the nation’s largest corporations could raise $4 trillion within a decade and avert possible government closures.
For a new energy future, the Department of Energy needs to be free of the shackles of nuclear weapons.
U.S. military strategy in Northeast Asia is relying on ever more contributions from our allies.
This white paper outlines organizing, education, and advocacy efforts being undertaken in response to the financial and economic crisis by groups working in coalition in the United States and around the world.
In its final report on the sinking of its naval vessel ROKS Cheonan, the South Korean government puts the blame squarely on North Korea. But many questions remain unanswered.
India says that its space program is for peaceful purposes. The United States agrees. They’re both wrong.