With the financial recovery looking more like the Great Recession, people are turning to the real goods and services of the earth economy.
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Raw milk was big news in the national media just before Christmas.
Did you see President Obama’s State of the Union? While the President had an optimistic tone, I saw the same theme of giving more power to corporations at the expense of the people.
There are always winners and losers in free trade. The winners are the one percent -- the wealthy at the top. The losers are the ninety-nine percent -- the rest of us. The latest free trade deal that is now being rushed by President Obama through Congress is known as the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).
First, we have a major democracy problem. Citizens United paved the way for unlimited corporate spending to distort our elections. Second, until we fix the funding of our political campaigns, we can't fix the individual issues that matter most to everyday Americans.
Connecticut made history in 2011 as the first state to require employers to provide paid sick leave to all full-time and part-time employees.
Whole Foods Market has agreed to stop selling produce grown in sewage sludge! Ask Whole Foods to make this announcement public, and tell them you’ll be watching to see that these changes are made.
In 2010, Gordon Lafer sat across the table from Assistant US Trade Representative Barbara Weisel, who was responsible for negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the mega-regional free-trade treaty among Vietnam, Malaysia, and ten other Pacific Rim countries that President Barack Obama's administration wants to conclude in the coming weeks.
West Virginia residents in eight counties and part of a ninth were told Thursday evening not to drink, cook with or wash with water supplied by West Virginia American Water after a leak earlier in the day at a chemical facility along the Elk River.
When you think of NSA critics, you probably think of crusading reporters like Glenn Greenwald, whistleblowers like Edward Snowden, left-leaning ACLU types and libertarian Ron Paulites. Certainly, an image of aging lawmen from the Dixie south probably isn't the first thing that pops into your mind.