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Executive Excess 2022

Executive Excess 2022

The CEOs at America’s largest low-wage employers are grabbing huge raises while workers and consumers struggle with rising costs.

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Vladimir Putin: Global Gunman

Why are we concerned about humiliating mass murderers?
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The Climate Case for Taxing Wealth

Vast fortunes rely on destroying our planet. Taxing those fortunes to fund climate action could give us a shot at survival.
Mapuche demonstrators in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mining Resistance From Alberta to Argentina

In Patagonia, an Indigenous community's fight against repressive mining interests mirrors struggles across the hemisphere.
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Only in Top Gun Can the Military Solve All Our Problems

In real life, plowing money into shiny fighter jets while Americans struggle and the climate burns makes us less safe.
Peter Drucker

The ‘Secret’ That Gets CEOs Rich: Keep Workers Poor

At the major U.S. firms that compensate workers the worst, chiefs now pocket 670 times their typical worker pay.
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Visualize This: Donor-Advised Funds As Largest Recipients of Charitable Gifts

Watch this stunning time lapse illustration of the rise of donor-advised funds (DAFs) as the largest recipients of charitable gifts.
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Biden’s Golden Opportunity to Reverse Course on China

Improving relations with China could lower inflation, isolate Vladimir Putin, and accelerate the transition to a clean energy future.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Latin American Leaders Should Stand Up for People, Not Corporate Profits

As leaders gather in Los Angeles, a reflection on the past two decades of battles against neoliberalism and for a more just and equitable alternative in the Americas.

Reports and Resources

  • The Future of the Philippines Under a Marcos-Duterte Presidency

    June 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm at Zoom Webinar

    Leading Philippine scholars and practitioners will analyze how Filipinos got to this moment; what the responses are on the ground; and what this all means for Philippine, regional, and global democracy and human rights.

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