Posted by The PRW Staff on February 25, 2014

It's difficult to name an issue that is more fundamental to humankind than a functional global environment. In American society, it would be even more difficult to find agreement on what can and must be done to ensure that our actions do not render our global ecosystem uninhabitable.

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Posted by The PRW Staff on February 19, 2014

The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) released a new report today, "EXPOSED: America's Highest Paid Government Workers."

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Posted by The PRW Staff on February 11, 2014

Last week, more than 550 groups, representing tens of millions of individual members, signed a letter to members of Congress urging them to vote against a push by President Obama for 'fast track' authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a so-called "free trade" now under negotation between the U.S. and eleven other Pacific rim nations.

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Posted by Brendan Fischer on January 28, 2014

A secret court ruling in the "John Doe" probe into campaign finance violations during Wisconsin's 2011 and 2012 recall elections could have implications well beyond the investigation -- if news reports from anonymous sources are accurate.

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Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on January 21, 2014

John Kinsman, a leader of the global food sovereignty movement who was deeply committed to equality, justice, and peace, passed away on January 20, 2014. In honor of his inspirational life and work, the Center for Media and Democracy's Food Rights Network is republishing the following 2011 profile of this "food and farm hero."

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Rebekah Wilce is a reporter and researcher who directs CMD's Food Rights Network project.

Posted by The PRW Staff on January 17, 2014

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.

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Posted by The PRW Staff on January 14, 2014

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.

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Posted by Rebekah Wilce on January 13, 2014

Xcel Energy and Endo Health Solutions have cut ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), bringing the total number of corporations that have left ALEC since 2011 to 72.

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Rebekah Wilce is a reporter and researcher who directs CMD's Food Rights Network project.

Posted by The PRW Staff on January 10, 2014

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.

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Posted by Brendan Fischer on January 08, 2014

In the final weeks of Wisconsin's 2012 recall elections, a group called Coalition for American Values Action flooded the state's airwaves with over $400,000 in ads, telling viewers that "recall is not the Wisconsin way," and to "stop the recall madness" by voting to reelect Walker.

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Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

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