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Failure of Korean Trade Deal Voids TPP

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Just like NAFTA, just like China's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO), free traders swore that the Korean deal would shower jobs and economic prosperity down on America. It didn't happen. Actually, the exact opposite did.

We Spend $775 Billion on Global Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 12.21.2016 | Green
Pierce Nahigyan

Stopping the investment of public tax dollars on fossil fuel subsidies is one of the first steps the U.S. needs to make in its green transition. When ExxonMobil is reporting $8.8 billion in quarterly profits, they can afford to take the hit.

Why We Must Invest In Youth For A Sustainable Future

Arancha González | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact
Arancha González

It is no coincidence that in the wake of the Arab Spring, investment in youth-related initiatives, especially related to employment, has increased sharply.

'Not Charity, Just Work': An Interview with the Ethical Fashion Initiative's Simone Cipriani

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.22.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

The most impressive show at this June's Pitti Uomo collections in Florence was a presentation titled "Constellation Africa". Parading down the runway were some of the best menswear looks I've seen in a long time.

Patently Unfair: Samsung Deserves Same Treatment as Apple from Obama Administration

Edward J. Black | Posted 11.24.2013 | Technology
Edward J. Black

Showing the world that the U.S. does not play favorites and reining in the International Trade Commission's nearly automatic issuing of exclusion orders for any violation are both good for U.S. industry and international trade.

In the Trenches of the Smartphone Patent War

Edward J. Black | Posted 09.29.2013 | Technology
Edward J. Black

Market-driven competition is better for economic growth than choosing winners and losers through political and legal maneuvering. A settlement that results in Apple and Samsung engineers designing products instead of courtroom exhibits is better for all involved.

Apple Faces Ban On iPhone 4 In U.S.

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Samsung Electronics scored a victory over rival Apple Inc in their long-running dispute over mobile device patents after a U.S. trade agen...

Google Can't Stop Apple From Preventing Misplaced Calls

Reuters | Dan Levine | Posted 12.16.2013 | Technology

By Dan Levine (Reuters) - Google's Motorola Mobility unit cannot assert a patent against Apple Inc which covers a sensor that stops pho...

It Ain't Over Until..

Reuters | Diane Bartz | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology

By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission will review a judge's decision which found that Apple did...

ITC: Apple Doesn't Violate Samsung Patents

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple did not violate patents owned by Samsung Electronics in making the iPod touch, iPhones and iPads, a judge at the Internat...

Google-Apple War On The Horizon

TechCrunch | Posted 08.18.2012 | Technology

According to Bloomberg, Google’s Motorola unit just filed a new patent-infringement lawsuit against Apple with the U.S. International Trade Commissi...

Judge Sides Against Apple In Smartphone Dispute

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Motorola Mobility Inc did not violate Apple's patented technology in making its Droid, Cliq, BackFlip and other smartphones, a judge at th...

We Are The 40 Percent, Now A Few Words From The 60 Percent

Julie Z. Rosenberg | Posted 03.12.2012 | Parents
Julie Z. Rosenberg

As a member of the 40 percent -- that is, the parent of a child on the special education side of an Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) class, I've often wondered what the other "half" (the 60 percent) thinks about these inclusion classes.

Lucia Graves

China's Solar Subsidies: Growing The Industry Could Mean Throwing American Manufacturers Under The Bus | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- This fall Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) drew indignant headlines when he said "we can't compete with China to make solar panels and wind t...

Chutzpah and cheaters partner to keep American tire workers unemployed

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

A group of tire importers that should be competitors banded together recently to ally themselves with China in a trade case. Doesn't sound like they...

Greening Hollywood: Staples Goes Solar

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

According to an economic study released last week, California's green policies will create as many as 403,000 jobs in the next 12 years and household incomes will increase by $48 billion.