Issues / justice
Are hedge funds a financial service or a racket?
In a tough economy with dwindling social supports, children of privilege have a bigger head start than ever.
Central Europe has become an Apartheid region where Roma and non-Roma inhabit increasingly separate and decidedly unequal worlds.
And we finally have a nation that's taking that reality to heart.
Now that former Guatemalan president Efrain Rios Montt has been convicted of genocide, it's time for the "hegemonic puppeteer," the United States, to be put on trial.
For social change, slow and steady may win the race.
How transnational corporations use trade and investment treaties as powerful tools in disputes over oil, mining, and gas. / Como las empresas mineras transnacionales utilizan las reglas de los acuerdos de inversión y de comercio como poderosos instrumentos a su favor en las disputas por el petróleo, la minería y el gas.
A gaping tax loophole pads executive pay and the federal debt.
Ordinary Americans who rely on government retirement benefits are actually subsidizing runaway CEO pay.
A new report by IPS and Campaign for America's Future shows that America’s top CEOs are pocketing massive taxpayer subsidies at the same time they’re pushing austerity cutbacks in government programs that benefit ordinary citizens.