Sudan President Omar al-Bashir detains “elbow lickers” in “ghost houses.”
In fact, corporations not only manage them, but increasingly determine their agendas.
Re-posted with permission from Embassy Magazine: Vancouver-based mining company Pacific Rim is butting heads with the government of El Salvador.
The World Bank should do the math and step up to the challenge of climate change.
Daphne Wysham sat down with Al Jazeera’s Inside Story to discuss a recent World Bank report on climate change and their own role in contributing to greenhouse gas emissions.
Offshore tax dodging costs United States $150 billion annually — groups illustrate impact with 16 dramatic ways lost revenue could be used.
Multinational corporations and investment banks shouldn’t dominate financing of climate adaptations, says Janet Redman, reporting live from the UN Climate Summit, Doha, Qatar.
While well-intentioned, “Argo” falls into the common Hollywood trap of making Muslims into a monolithic Green Menace.
The citizens of Sierra Leone turned out in droves to vote, but they have failed to benefit from booming oil exploration and the mining industry.
Will the United States ever change its policy of obstructing international action to stop climate change? If so, the political pressure to change the country’s role will have to come from the American people.
Tunisians protested against massive youth unemployment and low wages.
Indonesia’s Shi’a minority is under heavy attack by Saudi-funded Wahhabists.
At least $881 billion in creative revenue-raisers and spending cuts belong on the table.
Without trimming the safety net, an Institute for Policy Studies framework would shrink the federal budget deficit by $881 billion per year while making the United States more equitable, green, and secure.
This commonsense guide to avoiding the fiscal swindle would nearly eliminate the budget deficit while making the United States more equitable, green, and secure.