The new U.S. model BIT does not go far enough to address the concerns that labor unions and environmental, development, and other nongovernmental organizations have raised consistently for many years.
Storing spent radioactive fuel in dry form rather than in increasingly jammed cooling pools is much safer, and can be done with already available funds.
Building a policy agenda to deepen the jobs debate, our new report looks at the structural issues behind the economic crisis and how we can transition to a new economy based on Main Street.
Corporate lawsuits against governments over resource rights continue to increase.
How to pay for the crisis while making the country more equitable, green, and secure.
The Chinese economy continues to grow at a fast pace. But signs of distress lurk just below the surface.
Can we run our economy on military spending?
Some of America’s most flush corporations are demanding a tax holiday on their profits sitting offshore. But the last holiday produced a nasty hangover.
The first trade agreement to be negotiated by the Obama administration should allow governments to control volatile capital flows.
CEOs rake it in while their corporations dodge taxes.
Some are arguing that the military budget can’t be cut because it will cost jobs. This summary of a 2009 study shows that, compared to other forms of federal spending, the military budget is a very poor job creator indeed.
The most powerful master is the one who rules unseen and unmentioned.
The Obama administration’s approach to the Afghan war is too narrowly focused. Instead, the administration should focus on India-Pakistan rapprochement as the hallmark of a cohesive South Asia strategy.
With military cuts now on the negotiating table, here’s a set of expert recommendations on what to cut and yet keep us safe and secure.
The Obama administration promised to reverse the Bush-era policies on terrorism. But the president has spent most of his time reversing himself.