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White House Withholds Thousands of Documents from Senate CIA Probe

March 16, 2014

Jonathan Landay: Despite vows to support the Senate Intelligence Committee , the White House has not turned over 9,000 pages of Bush Administration documents

CIA and NSA Wrongdoing Requires Independent Investigation, Says Former Church Committee Staff

March 16, 2014

Burt Wides, a former chief investigator for the Church Committee, who helped create the Senate and House intelligence committees, says these oversight bodies are now too entwined with the intelligence agencies; further reason for an independent committee is President Obama will not pursue an investigation into the actions taken during the Bush/Cheney administration’s ‘war on…

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

Inequality and Instability

February 17, 2014
Policy measures and increased Chinese demand for minerals have respectively led to a narrowing of inequality in Latin America and sub- Saharan Africa, while inequality has risen in the former Soviet countries and Asia

Republican State Lawmakers’ Refusal to Expand Medicaid Will Result in Thousands of Deaths

January 30, 2014

Dr. Steffie Woolhandler: 8 million Americans will be excluded from the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion.

Why is China’s Economy Slowing Down?

January 29, 2014

Minqi Li: State funded expansion of infrastructure projects is creating over capacity as wages and domestic consumer demand remains low

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

January 27, 2014
Scott Smith: With an aging infrastructure and a dramatic increase in transport volume, oil spills will become more common

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

November 24, 2013
Al-Helou: The international community has failed the nearly 2 million residents of the Gaza as Israel and Egypt tighten the siege

The World's Oceans and Marine Life in Peril

October 7, 2013
Alex Rogers: Without swift action to tackle climate change, pollution and other threats, marine species could face mass extinction