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The White House is gambling with our health, jobs, and the environment by embracing the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Migrant workers need rights and safety nets, yet sob stories of abuse will not bring about such change. Organizing, on the other hand, will.
The Iranian gusher means prices won’t rebound anytime soon.
A Canadian oil conglomerate is suing the U.S. over its actions to protect the climate. It’s a small taste of what could come under the TPP.
Economists said the market would save the planet. It didn't.
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil's in the details.
There is a diplomatic silence over carbon trading at COP21, but a Paris climate agreement could offer a lifeline to carbon ‘offsetting’ schemes, while new rules could help build a global carbon market.
IPS's Janet Redman reports from Paris on the challenges presented to world leaders by COP21
Even as governments set climate targets, they're working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
Americans should be able to count on help from Washington if they run into trouble overseas.