Issues / Economy
The Jamaica Plain New Economy transition town has found that pie parties are a good way to get more people interested in disaster preparedness.
They pinpoint what's truly unsustainable about the nation's tax system.
The logical fix would require putting more money and effort into securing jobs, transitional housing, and drug treatment for ex-offenders.
The "Fix the Debt" lobby group called a recent IPS report "lies and mudslinging." But rather than attacking IPS research, the group may want to focus on resolving their own inconsistencies.
Sachs and O'Malley to discuss how Gross Domestic Product can be replaced by other wellbeing indicators to help policymakers to make better choices for a sustainable future.
Tax havens could be something that the right and left agree on in Congress. Meanwhile U.S. multinational corporations continue to lobby for bigger, better tax haven loopholes.
A new report by the Institute for Policy Studies shows that Fix the Debt member corporations stand to gain as much as $173 billion in windfalls if Congress adopts their proposal for a territorial tax system.
Instead of gaming the tax system to boost corporate profits, American business leaders need to start investing more in this nation.
A new report looks at pro-austerity CEOs who seek to widen tax haven loopholes.
Slovenia has achieved the most economic success among East-Central European states transitioning from communism, Bulgaria the least.