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ICC Convicts Congo Warlord, What Are the Right Steps For Peace?

March 17, 2014

Leonce Ndikumana: The peace process in the Great Lakes region of Africa must be driven by Africans with the international community playing a supporting role

Does a Higher Minimum Wage Reduce Jobs?

September 5, 2013
Jeannette Wicks-Lim: Santa Fe Raised their minimum wage 65% and employers didn’t cut jobs.

Wall Street Eager to See Larry Summers Nominated Fed Chair

August 27, 2013

Summers likely to be next Fed chair not despite failures but because of them

Donors Attribute Africa’s Economic Growth to Aid, But Numbers Tell Different Story

August 19, 2013

Leonce Ndikumana: While increased aid to Africa is only a small fraction of resources, donors attempt to take credit for Africa’s economic euphoria

Same-Sex Marriage

June 26, 2013
Before the Supreme Court overturned DOMA, discriminatory policies cost same-sex married couples as much as $500,000 over a lifetime.

Fewer Adults Are Working Than Anytime Since 2001

June 24, 2013

Unemployment is falling, but the fastest growing job markets offer low pay

Obama Fails to Reappoint Serious Regulator to CFTC

June 17, 2013

Bob Pollin: If President Obama was serious about regulation and closing the income gap, he would have reappointed Gary Gensler.

IMF Admits ‘Notable Failures’ During Greek Bailout

June 11, 2013

John Weeks: IMF admits failure during bailout of Europe; now it should face up to its role in Africa

Top 100 Greenhouse Gas Polluters Uncovered

June 10, 2013

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

Investing in Schools Creates More Than Twice as Many Jobs as Military Spending

June 6, 2013

Bob Pollin: Education spending is the best job creator – so why are local and state governments firing teachers and closing schools?