Issues / Finance
We're the most educated young adults in American history, yet many of us can't find work.
Hopefully, this is the dawn of a new day, when public financing of coal mines and power plants around the world is no longer acceptable. After 16 years of persistent pressure from IPS and other groups, our government seems to finally be listening.
A weekly roundup of what IPS personalities are talking about.
From Edward Snowden to the Taliban-go-Miami Beach.
But fracked gas releases greater greenhouse gas emissions than coal, studies suggest.
The World Bank is phasing out of coal and ramping up support for "fracked" natural gas, even though research suggests that climate impacts of fracking may be even worse than coal.
The case of activist Chen Guangcheng sheds light on how dependent American universities are becoming on tuition from Chinese students.
The House Financial Services Committee has just moved to repeal the only statutory provision now on the books that puts real heat on overpaid top executives.
For many students, college is synonymous with financial stress - and it shouldn't have to be.
When the Great Recession struck, City Life/Vida Urbana was there, confronting bank power with people power.