Issues / Finance
After four years of negotiations over the framework of a new UN Green Climate Fund, countries have agreed on what are considered “essential elements” to make the Fund operational.
A coalition of nearly 300 civil society organizations mainly from developing countries are raising alarms that the GCF could be used to finance dirty energy
An IPS intern offers her unique perspective on low wage work, tipped minimum wage, and the insurmountable burden of student loan debt
Fixing the estate tax could be the single most important intervention in reducing wealth dynasties in the U.S.
If the World Bank were serious about bringing energy access to the poor, it would dedicate the majority of its lending to do so.
President Obama supports raising the tipped minimum wage and emphasizes that this move would help women, who make up the majority of tipped workers.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus' new budget goes after areas of wasteful spending that other legislators won't touch.
The New York financial industry's bonus pool exceeded the annual earnings of the more than 1 million Americans who work full-time at the federal minimum wage.
A new viral video with Andrew Lincoln of "The Walking Dead" is one more setback for financial industry lobbyists fighting a financial transaction tax.
Some of Europe’s biggest film stars promote a financial transaction tax, which Wall Street lobbyists and their European counterparts fiercely oppose.