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.'

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.

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.


Challenges and Opportunities in the 2008 Elections

Not every struggle carries the same political significance. Some leave little trace on the political landscape; others rearrange it extensively.


After Annapolis: Press for Real Negotiations Now

The vast majority of the people of Israel, Palestine, the United States and the world want something done to bring peace with justice to Israel and Palestine, and feel there is a chance the recently concluded Annapolis conference can accomplish something toward that aim.


The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Subsumed

The meeting in Annapolis last month marks the transformation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict into a component of the battle for hegemony in the Middle East between the United States and Iran.


Antiwar Actions Take on Holiday Flavor on December 21

Many of December's nationwide Iraq Moratorium #4 actions, calling for an end to the war, will take on a holiday flavor as activists adapt their protests to the season.


On Romney, Mormonism and Islam

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s speech on December 6th - in which he tried to ‘explain’ his Mormon faith -- was met with a mostly sympathetic reception at George Bush Library in Texas.


Fantasyland for Poker Diplomacy: Iran

After reviewing the mainstream media reports on the political response to the National Intelligence Estimate, it seems clear to me that the leaders of the 'Axis of Good' are bent on betting all their stakes on Iran.


Asbestos in Your Floor?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that can be used in a variety of industrial applications due to its strong flexible fibers, its resilience to heat and chemicals, and the fact that it does not conduct electricity.

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