We are heading toward a potentially severe clash between environmentalists who advocate for reducing carbon emissions and community and labor activists who are most concerned about jobs, racial equity, and reducing wealth inequality.
Let's end Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) which allows multinationals to sue for lost future profits. This means that if Honduras passes new legislation to safeguard the environment from African palm or a higher minimum wage, multinationals that lose profits can sue the government for billions of dollars.
Author Bob Herbert found an America in which jobs have disappeared, infrastructure is falling apart and the "virtuous cycle" of well-paid workers spending their wages to power the economy has been broken by greed and the gap between the very rich and everyone else.
Sheikh Tamim is showing sensible political acumen that is most welcome in Gulf politics despite his young years. He should also be willing to embrace greater freedom of press and resume the hybrid democratization process which was started by his father.
As the country's largest full-service restaurant corporation, Darden plays a major role in setting national industry standards. And now, in the midst of a bitter shareholder fight, it has a decision to make. Will it tighten the vice on workers or will it change course and follow a high road approach to prosperity?
When people from the outside look at labor and delivery, they see birth and babies and happiness. And that's true... it's like the icing on the cake after a lot of really hard work. But sometimes, the birth isn't what we thought it would be.
At AFSCME, we've recently launched the #TurnOutForWhat campaign on Twitter and Tumblr. People across the country are sharing why they're turning out to the polls on Nov. 4 and they're recruiting others to do the same. It's not just a hashtag; it's a call to action that we will heed on Election Day.
If you are going to Paris only once, plan to spend three weeks in the city, a treat never to be forgotten.
Cape Wind Communications Director Mark Rodgers reflects on the leadership required to move the project from drawing board to construction. He explains how the un-calculated or "external" costs of polluting sources of energy have inspired communities to support renewable sources of power.
Every worker, regardless of their immigration status, should be protected by the law in so much that her well-being, her dignity as a person seeking the American dream for her family, is never at risk.
Without economic prosperity and the lifting of the lower and middle classes, no amount of social justice will enable India to compete in the global marketplace; or its citizens, including minorities, to thrive and advance. Narendra Modi, having come from a humble background, understands this fact well.
Sen. Lamar Alexander has become the newest worst expert on U.S. labor law. Instead of upholding the law as required by his oath of office, he wants to gut it while claiming to reform it.
A few days ago, eight faculty members at the General Theological Seminary in New York went on strike until their one demand was met. What was that demand? A meeting. As of this morning, they have all been fired.
By Bernie Marcus Mr. Marcus is co-founder and former CEO of The Home Depot and founder of the Job Creators Network, a business advocacy organization....
My babies are obviously the most beautiful and tangible products of these hours of my life. But the life lessons that came from them are as important to who I am today as my children themselves.
There is way too much money in politics trying to drown out the voices of everyday Americans. The only way to push back against all that money is to vote! But come Election Day, that won't be possible unless you're registered.