|February 17, 2014||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
For taxpayers who must fork over the dough, sweetheart treats for corporate insiders are really a bitter transfusion.
|February 17, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
Researchers now say natural gas–burning buses are worse for the climate than those that burn diesel.
|February 15, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Financial|
The best way to rob a bank is to own one, so they say, and it’s true, until the bubble bursts and blame needs names.
|February 14, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
Land grabs by wealthy foreign investors are on the rise in America’s heartland. Will the US subsidize them, too?
|February 13, 2014||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration|
The recovery may have been a boon for some corporations yet those gains are shareholder property — to the last penny.
|February 12, 2014||Posted by Martin Adams under Activism, The Progress Report|
This is a sequel to Henry George, Part 1: A Quest for Answers. His life was so filled with drama it could be a movie. Best of all, people loved him greatly.
|February 11, 2014||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration|
The times are a-changing. Investors now favor cutting-edge tools over fuels. Could Exxon then learn and go hi-tech solar?
|February 11, 2014||Posted by Staff under Activism|
Some news here you won’t find in the mainstream media, like a huge rally in Raleigh against the status quo, for more reform.
|February 10, 2014||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration|
Since some of the nouveau riche give away a lot of what they got, does that make the concentration of wealth OK, no matter how it was amassed?
|February 10, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
If you can remove fossil fuel subsidies, then renewables are the clear choice, for they are far cheaper in the long run.
|February 10, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
A civil war rages in India, overlooked by the corporate media and a world indifferent to tribal people who are unlikely to be heavy shoppers.
|February 10, 2014||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
You want a lesson in what sets the prices you must pay for everything you buy? it all gets its start in the power struggle between owners and others.
|February 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
As their rhetoric on land rights rises, the gap between the elites’s words and deeds grows, yet cognitive dissonance is an opportunity for reform.
|February 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
The President’s signing of the farm bill today marks a monumental defeat for taxpayers and victory for the old Washington spending gluttons.