A culture of impunity, misguided U.S. policy that has pursued expediency above principle, and an unwillingness of Honduras’ political elites to reform their institutions of justice and governance are all to blame.
Over 200 Organizations Call on Secretary Kerry to Support Independent Investigation into Murder of Honduran Environmental and Indigenous Rights Activist Berta Caceres.
The crisis of capitalism isn’t just about the gap between rich and poor. It’s about the gap between what’s demanded by our planet and what’s demanded by our economy.
It is easy to fall under the misconception that GDP is a reliable indicator of economic growth or of a country’s well-being.
More than half of the nation’s worst-paid jobs are related to food. Saru Jayaraman’s new book dives into the explosive movement for better rights for those who plant, process, and cook the food we eat.
While Obama’s policies have the short-term potential to improve the lives of many Americans beleaguered by the economic slump, the approach he champions is insufficient to tackle the long-term problems we face.
We evaluate how well members of congress do in supporting legislation and measures to narrow America’s widening economic divide.
In the real economy – the place where the 99% live and work – it’s hard to take Mitt Romney’s plan seriously; but let’s try to make sense of it anyway, unhindered by logic, arithmetic or the laws of time, space and gravity.
Cutting the deficit doesn’t have to hurt. John Cavanagh describes seven places in the budget where we can make cuts that actually make our country greener, more secure, and more sustainable.
The economic crisis – and the rising price of gold – have spurred North American firms to reopen mines and attack environmental regulations. Here’s what we can learn from El Salvador’s moratorium on new mining permits.
To hear a grown man advocate objectivism as a philosophy was like seeing a 10-year old in a stroller.
White America is slowly returning to normal. It’s a shade poorer normal to be sure, but normal all the same. The Black Economy, on the other hand, is still in full-blown recession.
In Bard’s campus, thinkers and doers prepare to transform our fossil fuel-powered, finance-bloated, inegalitarian economy into one that is resilient, just, and sustainable.
The volatility of exchange rates wouldn’t be nearly as damning were developing nations able to borrow in their own currency.
The precedents the Roberts Court is setting are making it easier for corporations to exercise the rights of American citizens without corresponding civic responsibilities.
For the victims of Colorado’s recent tragedy, it’s time we get our values straight and face the true costs of our trigger-happy culture.
International trade deals allow businesses to sue elected governments when corporate interests are threatened abroad. Here’s why you should care.
For me, the Affordable Care Act means that when I graduate from college, I won’t have to take a job that I hate to get the health care that I need.
Walmart’s explosive growth has gutted two key pillars of the American middle class: small businesses and well-paid manufacturing jobs.
Can new technologies become part of the new economy movement? High tech companies seem more participatory, less hierarchical, and more community-oriented than traditional industries.