What States Can Do to Reduce Poverty And Inequality Through Tax Policy

By Sarah Anderson and Chuck Collins, Inequality.org -

States have an opportunity to act to close the loopholes that hide and protect the wealth of the top 1%, remedy the impact of the new federal tax law that lowers taxes on the wealthy, and make [...]

35,000 Hit Streets Of Berlin To Demand Agricultural Revolution

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams.org -

"This protest shows that the desire for a different agricultural policy is now undeniable." Organizers said 35,000 people marched through the streets of the German capital on Saturday to say [...]

Former Fossil Fuels Lobbyist Replaces Zinke At Interior Department

By Marienne Lavelle, Insideclimatenews.org -

In late September 2017, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was slated to make a speech that would showcase his work on President Donald Trump's "energy dominance" policy. Instead, he used the occasion [...]

John Bolton And U.S. Policy Towards Latin America

By Jesús Arboleya, Progresoweekly.us -

HAVANA – John Bolton, national security adviser to President Donald Trump, made a brief stop on his way to the G-20 Summit in Argentina to meet with the elected president of Brazil, Jair [...]

Protest Breaks Out At COP24 Speech After US Announces No Change To Climate Policy

By Amy Chung, Euronews.com -

Protesters at the COP24 climate conference made sure US President Donald Trump's energy advisor knew they were not happy with the US' unwillingness to change its climate policy. Demonstrators [...]

Trump Reversing US Policy Allowing Israel’s Seizure Of Golan Heights

By Eric Margolis, Ericmargolis.com -

Hardly anyone noticed. The Trump administration quietly changed America’s long-held position on Syria’s strategic Golan Heights while attention was focused on the raucous political carnival in [...]

The Pentagon Hits Home, Climate Changing Dinner & How To Address Addiction

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

The Pentagon broadens its horizons to domestic surveillance and “insurrection” - the all seeing eye is focused on the home front. Next, if we wanna survive humanity's demise that our choices [...]

‘Troika Of Tyranny’: Trump White House Announces Tough New Policies Against Venezuela, Cuba And Nicaragua

The confrontational remarks from John Bolton come same day as United Nations calls on US to lift Cuban embargo. Donald Trump‘s White House has announced an aggressive new policy to confront [...]

Tech Firms Make Millions From Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda, Report Finds

By Sam Levin, Occupy.com -

Silicon Valley technology corporations including Amazon, Palantir and Microsoft make millions from US immigration enforcement, according to a new report. They provide tools that aid surveillance, [...]

Dual War And Repression: Domestic And Foreign Policy On Black People

By Netfa Freeman, Theinternationalcommittee.org -

Parallel tracks of US government policy against the Black working class in the US and on the African continent expose much more than incidental similarity but a concerted fatal conspiracy. For [...]

Now More Than Ever, It Is Imperative That Local Elected Officials Step Up To Defend Our Communities.

By Staff, Reformtransform.org -

For too long, communities across the country have lived with the reality of harmful policing practices and a punitive legal system that relies heavily on criminalization, rather than on crime [...]

Prison Contracts Regularly Come Up For Reconsideration

By Beryl Lipton, Muckrock.com -

Today’s immigration policies won’t necessarily keep detention centers in your community tomorrow. Over 200 privately-owned or privately-managed correctional facilities - jails, prisons, and [...]

Knesset’s New Nation State Law Codifies Israel As An Apartheid State

By Miko Peled, Mintpressnews.com -

Now, with the haggling and the opposition members’ delay tactics over, the final version of the bill has been approved by the Knesset. This law, which has been described as the legislative [...]

Money Matters! Why Monetary Theory And Policy Is A Critical Terrain For The Left

By Staff, Thenextsystem.org -

As our demands grow bolder—true full employment, the rebuilding of the social safety net starting with Medicare for All, an overdue green and just transition—so will the naysayers’ inevitable [...]

Petition Calls On Hopkins To End Partnership With ICE, Citing Agency’s ‘Brutal’ Immigration Policies

By Ethan McLeod, Baltimorefishbowl.com -

For the last nine years, Johns Hopkins University has partnered with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and other public agencies and associations on training programs within the [...]