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Tying the fate of important climate actions to the sale of carbon permits has snatched defeat from the jaws of a broader victory in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
A fair and just tax system is an essential part of our social contract, and nowhere in that contract does it say “billionaires exempt.”
If we want to narrow the divide, we'll need to make a full-throttle effort to reverse existing upside-down tax incentives.
The rise of Trump-esque politicians all over the world is a result of cultural, economic, and political backlashes that are helping these illiberal populists win.
The Obama administration has approved another $1.15 billion in weapons to the Saudi regime, even as it continues to bomb Doctors Without Borders-run hospitals.
IPS expert says she's "sickened and saddened" by a Texas judge's discriminatory ruling against Obama directive to recognize civil rights of transgender students in U.S public schools.
Western civilization's arbitrary categorization of drugs into UN treaties flies in the face of thousands of years of traditional medicine, Sanho Tree tells Free Culture Radio.
Residents are providing new ways to make local budgeting more open and democratic.
Trump's proposal for a commission on radical Islam echos the infamously shameful House Un-American Activities Committee, Phyllis Bennis tells Democracy Now!
A carbon fee and dividend could slow climate change and help Maryland families get by.