D.C.

Will Tipped Workers Get Excluded Again From Minimum Wage Hike?

March 14, 2014

Federal tipped workers’ $2.13 hour wage hasn’t been raised since 1991, but will the Harkin-Miller bill be enough of a raise?

Hydraulic Fracking

January 13, 2014
New EPA rules for power plants limiting carbon do nothing to limit other greenhouse gase emissions

Milwaukee County Considers Raising Minimum Wage to $12.45

December 16, 2013

Jeannette Wicks-Lim: Milwaukee Comptroller wrong for assuming raising minimum wage for county employees would cost millions of dollars

Honduras

November 24, 2013
Honduran presidential candidate and wife of ousted-leftist president Xiomara Castro cries fraud in election, as nations seen as US proxies congratulate ruling party candidate.

International Law Requried Manning to be a Whistleblower

August 21, 2013

Vijay Prashad: Obama Admin pursuit of Manning probably illegal under international law

Past is present in Latin America

August 1, 2013
Keane Bhatt: NPR received a Peabody award for their piece on the 1982 massacre, but they omit one important fact; the US directly sponsored the Guatemalan special forces that brutally killed thousands of civilians

Senate Immigration Bill Fails to Advance Immigrant Rights

June 11, 2013

Comprehensive immigration reform fails to address root causes of migration

US Iran Policy Can’t Abide an Independent Middle East State

May 30, 2013

Hillary Mann-Leverett and Flynt Leverett: American policy based on hegemony in the Middle East – a major regional player not within the US system of supported states is a target

Maurice Carney on the Democratic Republic of Congo

May 20, 2013
World Bank head Jim Yong Kim and UN Sec. Gen. Ban Ki-moon visit Congo on May 25th, supporting a framework for peace agreement that was engineered by Uganda and Rwanda, Western allies that are accused of backing rebel armies committing war crimes in Congo

Trillion Dollar Tax Havens

April 15, 2013
Nicole Tichon and Gan Golan: By projecting a Tax Evader video game on the side of banks and big corporate buildings, actions aim to focus public attention on banks and big companies that pay low to no taxes