Issues / Finance
Since 1994, Executive Excess has reported annually on excessive CEO compensation.
Amazon's take-no-prisoners business model made founder Jeff Bezos staggeringly rich while stranding thousands of warehouse workers on the borderline of poverty.
Suddenly, all self-respecting billionaires need to own at least one newspaper.
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.