Robert Reich's Wrecking Ball

Robert Reich served under President Clinton as his Secretary of Labor and is proud of the fact that he served what he calls 'one of the most pro-business administrations in American history.'


10 New Year's Resolutions to Take on Global Warming

There’s never been a more urgent time to reduce your carbon footprint. With the U.S. government still opting out of mandatory emissions cuts, it’s up to every individual, business owner and city or state government to take steps.


Newly Displaced in Northern Iraq Considering Alternative Livelihoods

Nearly 4,000 people have fled their homes in Iraq’s northern semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan over the past two weeks in the wake of Turkish bombardments of rebel hideouts.

US Majority Opposes Iraq War

Most US citizens are against continuing of the war in Iraq, according to polls by CNN and Opinion Research Corporation.


Venezuela Enters Fifth Consecutive Year of Economic Growth

The Venezuelan economy enters its fifth consecutive year of sustained growth in 2008, according to predictions from the Economic Commission for Latin America (CEPAL).


On the 2008 Russian Presidential Election

We are entering a new stage in the political battle, the presidential elections of March 2, 2008. The previous stage the parliamentary elections has proved to be a serious test for the people.

Why Isn't Recycling Mandatory?

Mandatory recycling is a hard sell in the U.S., where the economy runs largely along free market lines and landfilling waste remains inexpensive and efficient.


Iraqi Labor Unions, Class Struggle and the Role of Women

In 1987, the regime of Saddam Hussein banned all unions in public services. The private sector unions managed to survive, but under the authorities’ control. In 2003, when the old regime fell, a number of unions regrouped.


Outcomes of the ANC Conference

The African National Congress national conference drew to a close today as votes were being counted for a new national executive committee and with a public address and press conference by its new president Jacob Zuma.

Smithfield CEO Joseph Luter III Elected 2008 'Grinch of the Year'

With 28% of nearly 10,000 votes cast, Smithfield Chairman Joseph Luter III narrowly beat out American Airlines CEO Gerard Arpey to win the seventh annual online 'Grinch of the Year' election sponsored by National Jobs with Justice.