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The Resource Curse Of Indigenous Peoples

Elisa Peter | Posted 08.10.2016 | Impact
Elisa Peter

As we celebrate the international day of the world's indigenous peoples, we must address how indigenous peoples are robbed of their right to sustainable development, now and in the future.

Extractive industries in a resource and climate constrained world

Elisa Peter | Posted 03.29.2016 | Impact
Elisa Peter

A month ago, a prominent international initiative on transparency in the extractive sector gathered in Lima, Peru. This was the first time that the Ex...

Oregon Protests and Liquidating the Commons

Timothy Murphy | Posted 01.07.2016 | Religion
Timothy Murphy

If we seek to help transform our world into what God intends it to be, we have to look square in the eye the legacies that shape current actions and outrages. The assumption that persons have the right to take from others without accountability is deeply embedded in our cultural DNA.

Obama: Into Africa

John Feffer | Posted 10.07.2014 | World
John Feffer

At a time when criticism is mounting about the way the president is handling the rest of the world, Africa is shaping up to be Obama's major play for a legacy.

Autumn Dispatch From the Hills and Hollers of West Virginia

Junior Walk | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Junior Walk

The past month has been fairly busy for me and my work fighting against the coal industry.

Dirty Little Secrets

Lisa Longo | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Lisa Longo

Think about it, if oil and gas is really that good for us, why is the American Petroleum Institute and natural gas alliance spending millions to convince you?

McKibben's Extreme Energy: Why Not Frack?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Still, if we forgo natural gas, what are our alternatives? And that was my stance too until I read McKibben's article. Now I'm fiercely on the environmental side. How did he persuade me? His masterful command of language.

Dan Froomkin

Dodd-Frank Provision: Human Rights Groups Call On SEC To Finalize Rule | Dan Froomkin | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

A major international anti-corruption provision in the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation remains stalled at the Securities and Exchange Commissi...

Dan Froomkin

Senators Demand SEC Explain Delay Of Anti-Corruption Rule | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The bipartisan Senate sponsors of an anti-corruption measure are demanding to know why the Securities and Exchange Commission has unilat...

Dan Froomkin

SEC Stalls On Anti-Corruption Regulation Opposed By Big Oil | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Oil and mining interests are fighting back against an anti-corruption measure included in last summer's financial reform package that wa...

Peak Oil Theory, Data and DC Convention Deserve Our Attention

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Kreig

There are many relationships between the energy and justice system that merit much closer examination.