Undemocratic provisions in treaties enable corporations to sue governments in international tribunals over environmental, health, and other measures foreign countries take to protect the public.
Industrial agriculture advocates say organic farming cannot produce enough food for 7 billion people. A group of rice farmers in the Philippines is proving them wrong.
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.
Putting more money in the hands of those who already have jobs so they can buy more Chinese imports does very little to put Americans to work in good jobs that pay good wages.
In just two months, the Occupy movement has begun to unseat an economic narrative that held sway for thirty years.
Before there were hashtags, 32 years ago, more than a thousand protesters tried to shut Wall Street down for a day.
Maryland’s GPI assesses what’s left behind when the state’s economy officially expands.
Maryland’s government is embracing an alternative way to monitor the state’s wellbeing called the Genuine Progress Indicator, which brings depth to the analysis of the state’s economic growth.
If Howard Zinn were alive today, he’d be writing a new chapter right now.
When the Great Depression hit, Congress lacked any tools with which to accurately measure just how the economy as a whole was faring.