Reining in Wall Street: Round 1

A May 17 rally in Washington, DC brought more than a thousand people into the streets, calling for a “financial speculation tax” as part of a broader financial reform agenda.

Cochabamba’s Message: Let the People Speak

The World People’s Conference on Climate Change held last week in Bolivia was an experiment in replacing the less-than-democratic UN process with one that invites public participation. But what’s the difference between Copenhagen and Cochabamba?