It is easy to fall under the misconception that GDP is a reliable indicator of economic growth or of a country’s well-being.
Split This Rock’s Poem of the Week features Saul Landau’s work.
Wendy’s should join its competitors and participate in the Fair Food Program.
Phyllis Bennis and Shir Hever discuss the timing of the talks, U.S and European interests in resuming them, and the imbalanced power between the negotiating sides
July was the deadliest month since 2008 in Iraq.
A new bill would close a corporate tax loophole that promotes executive excess. IPS has been calling for a fix to this outrageous glitch in the tax code for two decades.
Secretary of State John Kerry’s Middle East negotiations are doomed to the same failure as the 22 years of failed diplomacy that precedes them.
Washington’s fuss over Iran has more to do with its natural gas and oil reserves than anything else.
Bob Lord explains why cutting IRS spending is counter-productive.
Mexicans have little to celebrate as NAFTA turns 20 years old in 2014 – the destruction caused by the agreement continues to push many Mexicans to migrate to try to make a living.
Conservative Texas lawmakers aren’t satisfied with the damage they’ve already done.
Our current economy, based on insatiable extraction and consumption, is simply unsustainable – for the planet as well as for us.
We’re the most educated young adults in American history, yet many of us can’t find work.
What do you call the people responsible for the disasters in Texas and Bangladesh?
Donald Kaul weighs in on Detroit’s bankruptcy.