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No More Budget Cuts Without Tax Fairness
by Chuck Collinsposted Jun 09, 2011
- 10 years on, the Bush tax cuts are a disaster—and we're contemplating more tax breaks for the wealthy. How can we stop the madness?
Ban the Box for a Fair Chance
by Aaron Tanakaposted Jun 08, 2011
- Breaking through "tough on crime" policies to give all Americans a chance at employment.
The Great Stock Scam
by David Kortenposted Jun 06, 2011
- Stock sales are supposed to finance new or expanded productive activity. The numbers tell a different story.
Instead of Prison
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jun 03, 2011
- 2.3 million people behind bars. How to stop wasting lives and money.
Drug Warrior No More
by Norm Stamperposted Jun 03, 2011
- Seattle's ex-police chief now fights to end the war on drugs.
But What About My 401(k)?
by David Kortenposted May 31, 2011
- Credit cards, mortgages, insurance, retirement: We can meet our basic financial needs (and find real security) without Wall Street.
What a Public Bank Could Mean for California
by Ellen Brownposted May 16, 2011
- What the indebted state could gain from moving its money out of Wall Street.
Building the Just City
by Sarah Laskowposted May 13, 2011
- Beyond growth: How to build cities that make life richer for the people who live there.
The Public Library Manifesto
by David Morrisposted May 06, 2011
- Why libraries matter, and how we can save them.
Photo Essay: The Innocents
posted May 01, 2011
- Photographs give a voice to our nation's wrongfully convicted.
Vermont’s Bill: Is it Single-Payer Health Care?
by Ida Hellander, MDposted Apr 27, 2011
- A question and answer session with Dr. Ida Hellander helps demystify Vermont's new health care bill.
Tax Day 2011: "The More You Make, The Less You Pay"
by Chuck Collinsposted Apr 15, 2011
- Corporations are dodging taxes, governments are cutting social services, and Americans are fed up. How they're fighting back.
The Moral Case for Change
by Gara LaMarcheposted Apr 12, 2011
- It’s time to put the moral life back into our philanthropy and politics.
The UK’s March for an Alternative to Austerity
by D.D. Guttenplanposted Mar 28, 2011
- More than 400,000 people poured into London's streets Saturday to show the British government what they think of its austerity program.
A Choice for States: Banks, Not Budget Crises
by Ellen Brownposted Mar 25, 2011
- 7 ways state-owned banks could help states overcome budget deficits and boost their local economies.