The only way to contain Wall Street’s excesses is with reforms so big, bold, and public they can’t be watered down – busting up the biggest banks and resurrecting Glass-Steagall. So, where do Clinton and Sanders really stand on economic reform?
Hillary Clinton was one of the pioneers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the pivot to Asia during her time as secretary ofsState, but she just came out against the pending trade agreement.
At this point, I worry we’re going to start finding members of the Republican establishment curled up in their beds, eyes clenched shut and ears covered with trembling hands, moaning “make it stop, make it stop, make it stop.”
To call the U.S. bombing of the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, a war crime and to demand reparations, healing and a public rethinking of the aims of this war is perhaps the most effective way we have to address war itself, to stand up to its powerful perpetrators and to put a halt to their uncontrolled behavior.
“I deliberately assumed the calm and sober language of the witness, not the lament of the victim or the anger of the avenger. ... It is you who are the judges.” Those are the words of Primo Levi, one of the most essential writers of the 20th century—particularly of the Holocaust.
As the Russian military intervenes directly to support the Syrian government, the U.S. will end a $500 million program to train and equip “moderate” Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State.
From algae to alloys, ingenuity in the world’s laboratories is fueling experiments to find new ways of providing viable sources of clean energy.
“We probably need a fresh face,” House Majority Leader McCarthy said Thursday, breaking the surprising news that he was bowing out of the contest to replace John Boehner.
Director James Comey says The Guardian and The Washington Post are doing a better job of tracking information than the U.S. government.
C’mon, Meryl—even Beyoncé doesn’t shy away from calling herself a feminist. Or maybe therein lies part of the intergenerational quandary.
We urgently need to view climate change not as a slow, linear process to which we can adapt safely over time, but as a nonlinear set of events involving dramatic and irreversible changes to the global ecosphere.
A series of attacks by Arabs on Israelis in recent days has raised fears of a new uprising as Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli soldiers along the West Bank.
Northern Ireland could again be ruled directly from London if the country’s governing parties fail to agree on a plan to resolve deep disagreements over paramilitarism and welfare reform.
The International Monetary Fund says a slowdown of the Chinese economy and a decline in world trade are undermining the stability of highly indebted emerging economies.
Scientists warn that densely packed cities face greater health hazards as greenhouse gases push up temperatures.
Over the past week and a half, its strategy is becoming more apparent.
Donald Trump alleged this weekend that “of course” the Middle East would be more stable if dictators like Saddam Hussein and Moammar Gadhafi were still around or Bashar al-Assad could be restored in Syria.
Governments at all levels account for roughly 40 percent of gun industry revenue. The federal government alone accounts for about 25 percent. Taxpayers have a right to demand responsibility from an industry that gets so much of our money.
She was not only a grass-roots organizer, but a philosopher, a teacher and a revolutionary. She devoted her life to empowering the poor, the working class and communities of color, and was deeply involved with a constellation of movements.
It’s high time United Nations agencies and the mainstream media acknowledge the true scale of global poverty and engage in a long overdue public debate on how ambitious and transformative the international development agenda really is.
The 500 largest U.S. companies would owe an estimated $620 billion in U.S. taxes were it not for the more than $2.1 trillion in offshore cash that most of the firms hold in foreign tax havens, according to a study released this week.
Prisoners on the debate team of New York’s maximum security Eastern Correctional Facility beat the Ivy Leaguers just months after Harvard took a national title.