Reining in Wall Street: Round 1
by Sarah AndersonMay 26, 2010
- Congress is about to pass the first financial reform bill after the meltdown, which includes small positive steps. But there are two key pieces of unfinished business.
The Health Care Reform Action Moves to the States
by Enzo PastoreMay 26, 2010
- Following the passage of federal heath care reform, many states take steps to implement—or improve upon—the legislation.
The Better Angels of Our Nature
by Kety EsquivelMay 21, 2010
- Arizona's new immigration law offers a choice between standing up for human rights or looking away while they're eroded. Which side will you be on?
This Time, Equal Rights for All
by Sara KnightMay 17, 2010
- LGBT people still aren't protected from workplace discrimination, but a bill under consideration could change that.
New Challenges for Community Clinics
by Tom David, Jane Elizabeth StaffordMay 04, 2010
- Now that a version of health care reform has passed, what will happen to the institutions that have helped the poor and uninsured cope: community clinics and health centers?
Afghanistan: Should We Stay or Should We Go?
by Mark EnglerMay 04, 2010
- The time has come for a U.S. exit strategy in Afghanistan. But is "Out Now" a valid response? David Wildman, Sunita Viswanath, and Lorelei Kelly discuss how can we best support Afghan national stability.
Of Wind Farms and Oil Spills
by Scott GastApr 29, 2010
- On Wednesday, the news headlines offered a stark comparison between two possible futures for energy production in America.
On the Path to Climate Neutrality
by Richard ConlinApr 22, 2010
- Seattle hopes to become North America's first climate neutral city. City council president Richard Conlin asks: What exactly are we getting ourselves into?
Chicago’s $1.3 Million Experiment in Democracy
by Josh Lerner, Megan Wade AntieauApr 20, 2010
- For the first time in the U.S., the city's 49th Ward lets taxpayers directly decide how public money is spent.
Citizens United: People Strike Back
by Riki Ott, David CobbApr 16, 2010
- How states and people are mobilizing to defend democracy.
The New Zealand Way: Another Approach to Health Care
by Ken FabertApr 08, 2010
- When I ask New Zealanders if they would rather have a system like that in the United States, the response is a unanimous and unequivocal “No!”
A World Without Nuclear Weapons
Apr 08, 2010
- With support from across the political spectrum—and historic leadership from President Obama—we are at a tipping point in the struggle for nuclear abolition.
A $67 Billion Victory for Students
by David BollierApr 01, 2010
- The student loan program was socializing risks and privatizing profits. New legislation will let students skip the corporate middlemen.
Immigrants on the Trail of Dreams
Mar 26, 2010
- Four undocumented students are walking from Miami to Washington, D.C., risking deportation to tell the stories of immigrants living in the shadows.
Goodbye, Granny D
by Rob RichieMar 22, 2010
- Remembering the inspiring life of Doris Haddock, a great-grandmother from New Hampshire who decided, at age 88, to take a stand (and a very long walk) to protect democracy.