California and EPA Poised to E...

Apr 16, 2019 by

A little-known program under federal environment law is being used to permit oil and gas companies to inject waste into the state’s aquifers, even as the thirst for groundwater grows.

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Road to Riches?

Apr 12, 2019 by

Take from the rich and give to … the subway? Inside New York’s evolving congestion pricing policy

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The Problem With Putting a Pri...

Apr 10, 2019 by

Economists have workable policy ideas for addressing climate change. But what if they’re politically impossible?

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Shell shows how Big Oil cracks...

Apr 5, 2019 by

Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s biggest oil companies, recently said it had dropped out of a Washington D.C. industry lobbying group, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, or AFPM. Why? Because Shell supports the Paris Agreement on climate change and the lobbying group doesn’t.

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How Rupert Murdoch’s Empire of...

Apr 4, 2019 by

MURDOCH AND HIS CHILDREN HAVE TOPPLED GOVERNMENTS ON TWO CONTINENTS AND DESTABILIZED THE MOST IMPORTANT DEMOCRACY ON EARTH. WHAT DO THEY WANT?

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Don’t Blame Robots for Low Wag...

Mar 15, 2019 by

Progressives shouldn’t fall for facile technology fatalism.

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America’s trains are a drag. T...

Feb 13, 2019 by

High-speed trains already compete with planes in many parts of the world. They also have far lower carbon emissions.

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Unless It Changes, Capitalism ...

Feb 10, 2019 by

Capitalism has generated massive wealth for some, but it’s devastated the planet and has failed to improve human well-being at scale.

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How Globalization Saved the Wo...

Feb 7, 2019 by

A dispatch from Davos on the verge of a nervous breakdown

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Wall Street, Banks and Angry C...

Dec 13, 2018 by

As we head into 2019, leaving the chaos of this year behind, a major question remains unanswered when it comes to the state of Main Street, not just here but across the planet.

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A Photographer Uses a Drone to...

Dec 3, 2018 by

Johnny Miller is a documentary photographer and filmmaker who has always highlighted urban, cultural, and social issues in his works.

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Trump’s Defense Spending...

Nov 19, 2018 by

Using a time-honored trick, a bipartisan congressional panel argues we should boost the president’s record defense bill even more

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Climate change on track to mak...

Nov 19, 2018 by

Insurance giant IAG has warned a failure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could result in a world that is “pretty much uninsurable”, with poorer communities likely to bear the brunt of the effects.

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The Green New Deal: How to fix...

Nov 6, 2018 by

We’ve all heard the excuse that fighting climate change will cost jobs.

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Joseph Stiglitz: ‘Americ...

Nov 5, 2018 by

[Translate] Interview   Gareth Hutchens In the lead-up to his Australian visit, the renowned economist warns of the triple threat of...

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Pentagon socialism

Nov 2, 2018 by

Militarizing the economy in the name of defense.

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The Democrats’ Next Job: Bury ...

Nov 2, 2018 by

Voters don’t like Republican policies, but conservatives win by spinning a good story about economics. Liberals need to do the same.

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Downturn Looms as Leadership T...

Oct 15, 2018 by

LOS ANGELES — It has the highest concentration of billionaires in the country.

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No State Has Ever Enacted a Ca...

Oct 11, 2018 by

Inside their bold effort to secure “the holy grail of climate policies.”

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How could the U.S.-China trade...

Sep 26, 2018 by

Trade war ramps up between U.S. and China.

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The Fed Just Raised Its Rate A...

Sep 26, 2018 by

The Federal Reserve announced another quarter-percentage-point increase…

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China said it was done with th...

Sep 26, 2018 by

Newly released satellite photos appear to show …

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World’s main crypto exchanges ...

Sep 19, 2018 by

New York Attorney General says ‘virtual asset trading platforms…

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 FOR FACEBOOK AND TWITTER, THE...

Sep 19, 2018 by

Facebook, Twitter and Google have no option but to clean up their act…

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Trump’s Latest Round of Tariff...

Sep 18, 2018 by

Americans have been suffering since President Trump…

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Plutocracy Now!

Sep 14, 2018 by

The United States today qualifies as a plutocracy…

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Trump’s Economy Is on a ...

Sep 13, 2018 by

Whose interests are being promoted by macroeconomic policies…

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Botching the Great Recession

Sep 13, 2018 by

Why the slump went on so much longer than it should have.

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Indigenous Activists Win “Davi...

Sep 6, 2018 by

as Court Rejects $4.5B Trans Mountain Pipeline.

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We could shift to sustainabili...

Sep 6, 2018 by

The costs of the status quo keep rising;

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