Renegotiating NAFTA Could Make Trade Policy Right

By Owen E. Herrnstadt, Epi.org -

The United States, Canada, and Mexico are currently in talks over changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Renegotiating NAFTA offers an opportunity to create a new labor [...]

Brazil Announces End To Amazon Mega-Dam Building Policy

By Sue Branford, News.mongabay.com -

An indigenous leader in April 2015 at the São Manoel dam construction site on the Teles Pires River in the Tapajós basin. Photo by Midia Ninja courtesy of International Rivers. In a surprise [...]

Protest Gov. Cuomo’s Birthday Fundraiser Over Failed Policies

By Erik McGregor, erikmcgregorphotography.blogspot.com -

New York, NY - Hundreds of New Yorkers joined NYC progressive groups on a mock “Voters Over Donors” birthday party outside Governor Cuomo's 60th birthday fundraiser event on December 14, 2017 at [...]

Biocapitalism, Corporate Colonialism And Education Policy

By Staff, educationalchemy.com -

By Staff of Education Alchemy - In the last few years a lot of debate has been had over promise and perils of ESSA. Many education advocates argued we must embrace ESSA because it promised to [...]

These Corporations Have The Biggest Influence On Climate Policy

By Lorraine Chow, www.ecowatch.com -

By Lorraine Chow for Eco Watch - For better or worse, corporations have a major influence on climate change policy. Just look at Koch Industries, a multinational conglomerate owned by [...]

New TSA Policy May Lead To Increased Scrutiny Of Reading Material

By Jay Stanley, www.aclu.org -

By Jay Stanley for ACLU - The TSA is testing new requirements that passengers remove books and other paper goods from their carry-on baggage when going through airline security. Given the [...]

Trump Names Climate Foe As Top DOJ Environment Attorney

By Marianne Lavelle and John H. Cushman Jr., www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Marianne Lavelle and John H. Cushman Jr. for Inside Climate News - Jeffrey Bossert Clark, a lawyer who has repeatedly challenged the scientific foundations of U.S. climate policy and was part [...]

Women Imprisoned Under Drug War Speak Out Against Sessions’ Policy

By Victoria Law, www.truth-out.org -

By Victoria Law for Truthout - In the federal prison in California, Michelle West described people standing in front of the television in shock this past Friday as they learned about Attorney [...]

Climate Policies Could Boost Economic Growth By 5%, OECD Says

By Marianne Lavelle, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Marianne Lavelle for Inside Climate News - The world's major economies could boost their long-term economic growth by 2.8 percent with policies that lower greenhouse gas emissions and boost [...]

How Tax Policy Created The 1%

By Julia Ott, www.dissentmagazine.org -

By Julia Ott for Dissent - Last Saturday, tens of thousands of protesters across the country joined the Tax March, although most realized Trump won’t divulge anything about his taxes unless [...]

Is US Farm Policy Creating Another Dust Bowl In Age Of Climate Change?

By Staff, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Staff for Inside Climate News - Over the past decade, farmers in the Great Southern Plains have suffered the worst drought conditions since the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. They've battled heat, [...]

Protesters Blocked Road And Bridges Against Macri’s Hunger Policies

By Staff, www.thedawn-news.org -

By Staff of The Dawn News - Hundreds of blockades around the Latin American country, cutting bridges and routes to the big cities, including Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Chaco, Formosa, were carried on [...]

“Freedom Cities” Campaign: Resistance Through Progress At Local Level

By Ronald Newman, www.aclu.org -

By Ronald Newman for ACLU - On Saturday night, people at more than 2,200 events around the nation tuned in for the inaugural event of People Power, a new platform harnessing nationwide grassroots [...]

How “Blue Lives Matter” Went From Reactive Slogan To White House Policy

By Dara Lind, www.vox.com -

By Dara Lind for Vox - They’re symbolic, but that doesn’t make them pointless. Trump is picking a side in a culture war that’s arisen in the past few years, with advocates for racial justice and [...]

Poor People Could Get Even Hungrier Under Trump 

By Marissa Higgins, www.theestablishment.co -

By Marissa Higgins for The Establishment - Recognizing this potential, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced trial programs in seven states that will allow [...]

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