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.

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.


Presidents Morales, Bachelet and Lula Agree to Atlantic-Pacific Link

Presidents Evo Morales (Bolivia), Michelle Bachelet (Chile) and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (Brazil) agreed Sunday in La Paz to build, starting mid-2009, a 4,700 kilometer corridor uniting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.


Latest DNA Exoneree Another Case of Mistaken Identity

The Georgia House Study Committee on Eyewitness Identification Procedure met for the final time December 13, 2007, to settle the details of draft legislation outlining minimum standards for eyewitness identification procedure.


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.


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.


AHA Deceives Residents, Prepares Evictions without HUD Approval

Having moved up the demolition dates of three family projects serving mostly poor, Black families, Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA) has begun notifying residents of their eviction plans and are deceiving them in the process.


Book Review: Political Economy of Health Care

I first met Dr. Julian Tudor Hart as a newly qualified medical doctor, when he gave a lecture for a student meeting at Bristol University. Even then, he impressed with his knowledge and commitment to the health service.

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