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Trump’s Budget Targets Climate Change Spending Across All Federal Agencies

March 22, 2017

Cuts to block community grants that fund programs like Meals on Wheels are simply cruel because they don’t amount to any real savings for the government, says PERI’s Robert Pollin

When It Comes to Job Creation, Renewable Energy Outshines Fossil Fuels

December 19, 2016

Shifting from a brown to a green economy could reduce the unemployment rate and create jobs throughout the country, says PERI’s Heidi Garrett-Peltier

The Rise of Chinese Influence in Africa

August 5, 2013

Leonce Ndikumana: China invests in building Africa’s infrastructure, but fails to employ local labor

Is unemployment "natural"?

July 22, 2013
James Heintz: 75 million youth in the global labor market are unemployed and few governments are taking common sense steps to address the problem

Top 100 Greenhouse Gas Polluters Uncovered

June 10, 2013

Michael Ash: Low income and minority populations disproportionately impacted by greenhouse gas release