proposals

Hundreds of Keystone XL Protestors Arrested, Look to Influence Obama’s Final Decision on Pipeline

March 3, 2014

Hundreds of students demand President Obama reject the Keystone XL pipeline deal, but Obama has already fast tracked the southern half of the pipeline which is currently delivering Canadian tar sands to Texas refineries

Geneva 2 May Lead to Federalism in Syria

February 3, 2014

Omar Dahi: Despite John Kerry’s public statements, the U.S. is succeeding in its objectives in Syria, with the weakening of the Assad regime

Further Militarization of the Syrian Conflict Will Worsen the Refugee Crisis

February 3, 2014

Omar Dahi: Syria’s refugee crisis can only be solved through a political solution that allows international relief to cross its borders

Immigration Reform Requires Dismantling NAFTA and Respecting Migrants’ Rights

October 29, 2013

David Bacon explains the essentials of immigration reform. David Beacon, author and immigration rights activist, says that immigration policy reform must take economic and trade agreements into account, and uphold migrants' rights. “When the North American Free Trade Agreement allowed big U.S. grain companies, for instance, to dump cheap, cheap corn on the Mexican market,…

Government Close Down – Another Grand Betrayal in the Works?

October 3, 2013

Bill Black: Likely outcome is no change to Obamacare but more cuts to social safety net The Obama administration is planning to make further cuts to the social safety net in order to reach a political settlement with Republicans over the government shutdown, said economist and professor Williams K. Black. “It's the grand betrayal, as…

Trillion Dollar Tax Havens

September 4, 2013
James Henry: More action needed to stop corporations from skirting $200-300 billion per year in taxes.

The Bond Report

February 15, 2013
Patrick Bond: A massive protest could push Obama to stop the Tar Sands pipe line and shift climate debate away from market solutions

Michigan

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