The president’s plan for jobs, families, and health reflects the things most of us value. But it should spend more on those and less on the Pentagon.
“As an expression of values, its proposals to invest in families and workers, protect Social Security, and strengthen Medicare reflect the values of most of us.”
From its earliest beginnings, DHS has been associated with some of our country’s worst scandals.
The newly formed Excessive Wealth Disorder Institute envisions a world of shared prosperity, where ultra-high net worth individuals join in the struggle for economic justice.
Twenty years ago this month, the U.S. government took a sharp turn toward surveillance, racial profiling, and an immigration policy based on fear. In March 2003, the newly christened Department of Homeland Security, or DHS, opened its doors. The department took...
March 9 - Today the White House released the President’s budget request, laying out the President’s priorities for the country. The $1.6 trillion discretionary spending request includes an eye-popping $886 billion for the Pentagon and military. This means that more...
Today the White House released the President’s budget request, laying out the President’s priorities for the country.
Will the war turn into a stalemate or the crushing defeat of an imperial power?
This is a critical moment for our nation. We must not allow struggling workers or our children, grandparents and disabled loved ones to fall back into hunger.
Más de 220 organizaciones piden a Gustavo Petro y Francia Márquez revisar los tratados de inversión internacional que permiten millonarias demandas contra el Estado colombiano
“Es urgente la necesidad de impedir que la búsqueda de justicia ante abusos de multinacionales, daños y pasivos socioambientales, laborales, financiación del paramilitarismo, amenazas o asesinato de líderes sindicales se vea saboteada por este sistema.”
Over 220 organizations call on Colombian government of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez to withdraw from international investment treaties that enable million-dollar corporate claims
The groups urge the Colombian government to withdraw from treaties that enable transnational corporations to sue the country in tribunals designed to favor their interests.
Sanctions are an instrument of war, not an alternative to it.
The international community has so far failed to made a dent in the climate crisis. Is the problem all about governance?
77 Global and National Human Rights and Environmental Groups in Six Countries Expose OceanaGold as an Irresponsible Mining Company and Oppose its Expansion
The groups stand together against the abusive practices of one of the world’s major global mining corporations, OceanaGold, and issue an urgent appeal to the governments of the Philippines, Aotearoa New Zealand, El Salvador, the United States, Canada, and Australia calling for them to halt, shut down, or support or uphold bans impacting OceanaGold mines in their respective countries.
Should our tax system be discouraging automation or leveling the tax playing field between workers and machines?
There’s an urgent need to stop funding wars and human rights abuses abroad and to free up funding for human needs at home. The Freedom Caucus can’t be counted on for either.
The racial wealth divide between Black and White Americans is much bigger — and more stubborn — than many of us realize. The median African-American household has just 6 percent of the wealth of the median White American household, the Institute for Policy Studies...
Following derailments across the country, rail workers have a solution to the nation’s rail crisis: public ownership.
The oil and gas industry and its government backers are taking over this year’s global climate talks, with US backing.
We could fund programs that meet real human needs for basics like housing, food, education, and child care.