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Our TPP Negotiators are Determined to Win the Race to the Bottom

Stan Sorscher | Posted 06.05.2015 | Politics
Stan Sorscher

If the administration and House members shrug off Malaysia's poor human rights record, they are sending a message to the rest of the Malaysian economy and any other country that competes against Malaysia in the global economy: The U.S. will not enforce global rules on human trafficking.

Everyone Likes to Breathe

Steven Cohen | Posted 01.31.2015 | Green
Steven Cohen

The EPA continued to use its extensive powers under the Clean Air Act and announced a new, tighter regulation on ozone pollution. As one might expect, these rules are being described by some in the new Republican Congress as anti-business, job-killing regulation. They are in fact pro-business and job-creating rules.

It's Time to End the Secrecy Surrounding TPP

James P. Hoffa | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics
James P. Hoffa

There needs to be more certainty for policymakers and the public if they are going to go along with such a deal. Americans deserve a bigger say in their future.

Should Big Oil Receive Taxpayer Subsidies?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Shell comes in at number two ($470 billion), BP is number four ($386.4 billion), and Chevron squeezes into the top ten at number seven ($253.7 billion). Do taxpayers realize that their dollars are going into the pockets of these companies?

World Needs to Get Tough on Mining Standards

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

There's nothing better than a happy ending. Last month, the world got one. You could almost feel the global sigh of relief when Luis Urzua, the last...

Environmentalists Speak Out On Euro Auto Bailouts

Green Inc. | James Kanter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"In contrast the European plan sounds rather more like a blank check, and a very large one at that," warned Mr. Dings and Mr. Fodor. They also call i...

"Incredible Hulk" To Be First Movie With Environmental Seal In Credits

Ecorazzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With Edward Norton working both behind the scenes and in front of the camera for the new Hulk movie, we thought he surely must be doing something to r...