North America

Michigan Anti-Union Law Drafted by ALEC

December 14, 2012
Mary Bottari: At the last minute, Michigan governor uses right-wing group’s draft of legislation that gives workers the “right” to work without collective bargaining

Fiscal Cliff “Crisis” Manufactured to Prey on the Weak

December 13, 2012

Rob Johnson: Real crisis is the cost of health care which has nothing to do with Medicare or Medicaid

Michigan

December 11, 2012
Frank Hammer: GOP Governor and State legislature pass law weakening union rights

A “low ambition” outcome in Doha

December 10, 2012

By Martin Khor Global Trends Series cross posted from Third World Network The annual UN climate conference concluded in Doha last Saturday with “low ambition” both in emission cuts by developed countries and funding for developing countries The UN Climate Conference in Doha ended last Saturday with the adoption of many decisions, including on the…

US Drone Wars

December 9, 2012
Michael Ratner: Pres. Obama debating rules that allow him to kill extra-judicially anyone considered an enemy combatant anywhere in the world including US citizens and by logical extension, within the United States

State Subsidies to Attract Corporate Investment Should be Banned

December 9, 2012
Gerald Epstein: The money thrown at corporations by states to invite investment is a boondoggle that should be ended by federal law

Congo: Chaos By Design

December 7, 2012
Kambale Musavuli: Susan Rice’s record on Africa suggests as Secretary of State, she would side with dictators and US allies Rwanda and Uganda against the people of Congo

Fossil Fuel

December 7, 2012
Janet Redman: UN conference reflects lack of urgency from developed countries and focus on private finance

Wilkerson: Senate Pushes Obama Towards War and Susan Rice a Bad Choice

December 6, 2012

Larry Wilkerson: The Senate passed a good amendment to NDAA but a terrible resolution on Iran; Susan Rice should be opposed on policy issues, not GOP rhetoric

NYPD's 'Stop and Frisk'

December 6, 2012
Majority of New Yorkers now oppose Stop and Frisk after years of litigation, grassroots activism, and civil disobedience