regulations

The Free Market Threat to Democracy

February 16, 2018

Democratic institutions are not under stress–they’re under aggressive attack, as unconstrained financial greed overrides democratic decisions, says economist John Weeks

Trump Places Drinking Water on the Deregulation Block

July 1, 2017

The Trump Administration’s plan to rescind federal regulation safeguarding drinking water will mean more Flint like disasters says Scott Edwards of Food & Water Watch

Massive Cuts to EPA Threaten Communities Already Suffering From Pollution, Climate Change

March 22, 2017

NAACP’s Jacqui Patteron says existing protections we weren’t sufficiently providing safeguards for communities that have been affected by recent water crises, which demonstrates the need for stronger regulations rather than rolling them back

Oil Spill Threatens Wildlife and Local Economy

March 26, 2014

Juan Parras: Though the clean up is progressing, it will take weeks to determine the extent of the ecological impact of the major Galveston oil spill

The Economics of the 1%

February 12, 2014
John Weeks: A fundamental misconception of neoliberal economics is that governments need to balance their budgets like a household

Reality Asserts Itself - Bob Graham

December 2, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, Senator Bob Graham says there was a pervasive pattern in police and intelligence agencies: “You don’t have everybody moving in the same direction without there being a head coach somewhere who was giving them instructions as to where he wants them to move” The 9/11 Conspiracy: Did Bush/Cheney Create a…

TRNN on 9/11

December 2, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, Senator Bob Graham says there was a pervasive pattern in police and intelligence agencies: “You don’t have everybody moving in the same direction without there being a head coach somewhere who was giving them instructions as to where he wants them to move” The 9/11 Conspiracy: Did Bush/Cheney Create a…

Company Responsible for Deadly Oil Train Crash Says It Won’t Pay, TransCanada Pushes Pipeline Deal

August 1, 2013

Yves Engler: Tragedy in Canadian town turns into an opportunity for some to argue that pipeline transport is safer, when the real argument should be against an oil-driven economy

Michael Greenberger on Regulation

October 3, 2012
Pt 2, Michael Greenberger: If somebody understood the economic issues and explained them to the American people, you could easily be elected president by saying you’re going to put an end to the Wall Street hijinks