A regional food system does a better job at providing healthy food for all, supporting sustainable farming and fishing, and supporting thriving communities.
Defense-dependent communities need to start diversifying their economies now, before shifts in Pentagon spending leave them with few viable alternatives.
A Letter to the Editor in the Washington Post
The federal government needs to cut military spending to free up the money needed to meet the climate challenge.
A new report connects U.S. military engagement and the threat of climate change.
We may have the best chance since the end of the Cold War to achieve a less militarized economy.
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.
Spring budget season is almost over, and the House and Senate have once again placed parochial politics above budget discipline in their consideration of the Pentagon budget.
If we are to have an economy that works for everyone in harmony with the planet, then everyone has a part to play in the transition.
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.