John Cavanagh and Robin Broad

The Real Cost of Gold in the Philippines

We think of gold as a sign of prosperity, but the farmers and communities most affected by mining just want their rivers and land back.

A Tax System for the 99 Percent

Feeling like taxes are more unfair than ever? Three ways corporations, banks, and individuals exploit an unjust system—and three ways the people are pushing back.

More Than Nutritious: Why Organics Are Still Healthier

Two recent studies concluded that organic food is no more nutritious than non-organic food. But the value of organics involves health on multiple levels, from that of farmers to eaters to the planet itself.

Mining for Gold: A “Pact With the Devil”?

The economic crisis—and the rising price of gold—have spurred North American firms to reopen mines and attack environmental regulations. Here’s what we can learn from El Salvador’s moratorium on new mining permits.

A World Bank President We Can Get Behind?

The candidates for next month’s selection could finally change the game of serving markets over people—and we all might have a role to play.