Rene Gonzalez of the Cuban 5 Speaks to the American People for the First Time at the National Press Club
Cuban national, now out of U.S. prison, speaks of his terrorism charges, false imprisonment at press conference to announce beginning of "Five Days for the Cuban 5" in Washington DC
Activists in Boat Blocking Coal Ship at Brayton Point Coal Plant
Two Massachusetts men anchor lobster boat in Mount Hope Bay, call for immediate coal plant shutdown to avert climate change catastrophe
New Report: CEOs Pushing Austerity Enjoy Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay
New report shows that while ‘Fix the Debt’ executives call for cuts to Social Security, Medicaid, and more, they continue to benefit from subsidized pay.
Civil Society and Entrepreneurs Call on World Bank to Clean Up Energy Lending
Over 55 development, faith, human rights, community, and environmental groups from more than 20 countries teamed up to ask World Bank President Jim Kim to end Bank support for all fossil fuel projects unless the projects are solely focused on directly increasing energy access for the poor.
New Report Shows True Cost of Inequality in Maryland
Report uses Genuine Progress Indicator, finds that a more equitable level of income could generate $65 billion in benefits for Maryland
New Report Exposes Extreme Disparity in the Social Security Debate
Compared with ordinary Americans, CEOs pushing cuts have little to lose. CEO-backed cuts would reduce retirement benefits for a typical home care worker by almost 16 percent.