We’re Not Broke

We’re Not Broke

This commonsense guide to avoiding the fiscal swindle would nearly eliminate the budget deficit while making the United States more equitable, green, and secure.

Fracking Liars

Fracking Liars

Supporters and leaders of the hydraulic fracturing industry aren’t being honest about government support for this new natural gas boom.

We Can’t Afford Energy Subsidies and Tax Breaks

We Can’t Afford Energy Subsidies and Tax Breaks

Energy subsidies are obsolete, ineffective, and a huge waste of valuable public resources at a time when we are rummaging through the couch cushions to find loose change to pay for our ballooning deficits and debt.

America Is Not Broke

America Is Not Broke

How to pay for the crisis while making the country more equitable, green, and secure.

Big Oil’s Free Ride

Big Oil’s Free Ride

Instead of working for the American people, many lawmakers are shilling for Big Oil.

Nuclear Power Rips off Taxpayers

Nuclear Power Rips off Taxpayers

Whether you support nuclear power or not, subsidizing and thereby artificially lessening the nuclear power industry’s financial risks is just plain fiscally irresponsible.

Food and Trade: Dialogue

FPIF asked Anuradha Mittal of the Oakland Institute and Gawain Kripke of Oxfam whether international trade is good for agriculture or not. Mittal sees free trade as hazardous to farmers and farming. Kripke sees a role for trade in sustainable development. While they agree on many points, here they also take issue with each other’s positions.