Damage from 20 years of NAFTA shows us why latest trade deal must be stopped. Free trade creates rich people, poor communities.
Re-posted with permission from Embassy Magazine: Vancouver-based mining company Pacific Rim is butting heads with the government of El Salvador.
While Obama's policies have the short-term potential to improve the lives of many Americans beleaguered by the economic slump, the approach he champions is insufficient to tackle the long-term problems we face.
The economic crisis - and the rising price of gold - have spurred North American firms to reopen mines and attack environmental regulations. Here's what we can learn from El Salvador's moratorium on new mining permits.
In Bard's campus, thinkers and doers prepare to transform our fossil fuel-powered, finance-bloated, inegalitarian economy into one that is resilient, just, and sustainable.
Examples of how large corporations have rigged the tax rules to ensure that those who have the most get to amass even more, at the expense of everyone else.
The GOP keeps offering comedic gaffes and outrageous statements, but don't count on a Democratic landslide in November.
Life for those affected by the BP oil spill continues, but has been changed forever.
Before there was Occupy, thousands of nurses were already taking on Wall Street to demand a financial transaction tax.
Industrial agriculture advocates say organic farming cannot produce enough food for 7 billion people. A group of rice farmers in the Philippines is proving them wrong.