Some of this revenue should be used for long overdue investments in education, health care, and energy retrofits.
It’s easier for Wall Street to keep milking current fossil and agricultural fuel subsidies.
Developing a vibrant bus network would cost peanuts, compared with high-speed rail options.
Boneheaded executives and greed-headed investors might be draining the fresh water supplies where you live.
Our aging water systems are long past due for a major overhaul.
The estate tax is a critical source of revenue at a time when our nation needs it most.
Basically, change is slow, slow, slow.
Those of us who have disproportionately benefited from these investments have a corresponding patriotic responsibility to reinvest in the common good.
Why has the financial industry recovered so quickly, when the rest of America is still hurting?
Unfortunately, the U.S. government has not yet learned the lessons of Katrina.
Gigantic dams have returned to Latin America, reports columnist Laura Carlsen, and they’re just as destructive as the old ones.
Congress should stop blaming the Iraqi government for our economic woes.
Columnist Frida Berrigan wonders, what ever happened to peace, love, and cutting the U.S. military budget?