Issues / Economy
Lawmakers and military administrators are shifting baseline funding to the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) budget, which is exempt from mandatory cuts.
Leading expert on racial equity in the U.S. and international labor movement will launch a new Black Worker Initiative
As the lame-duck Congress turns to extending corporate tax breaks, a new report reveals the growing number of corporations that spend more on executive compensation than federal income taxes.
Rebuilding the commons is a vital part of reviving an economically-divided, violence-scarred neighborhood.
A regional food system does a better job at providing healthy food for all, supporting sustainable farming and fishing, and supporting thriving communities.
While the European Union’s new banker pay standards may be imperfect, they do represent tougher regulations that the U.S. can learn from.
Despite years of pressure on Hershey’s, Nestlé, and other chocolate heavyweights, thousands of kids under 14 are still doing the tough work of harvesting cocoa beans.
The need for jobs, and the ecological limits to growth
A Letter to the Editor in the Washington Post
For the second time, the restaurant giant is using disinformation to distract attention from IPS calculations on the company's CEO-worker pay gap.