The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens United was a major setback on First Amendment rights. What's a true patriot to do?
A new Supreme Court decision promotes corporate rights at the expense of the rights of citizens. What happens when the legal structure itself stands in the way of democracy?
The Obama administration banned torture, worked toward nuclear disarmament, and lifted the global gag rule... but also escalated U.S. military operations. John Feffer gives it a C minus.
Instead of having 10 percent unemployment, what if we worked 10 percent fewer hours?
With presidents constrained by forces we can’t even see, the story of presidential achievement is in large measure the story of the movements that make action possible.
California residents stand to gain a lot from the state's efforts to cap greenhouse gases: less pollution, greener infrastructure, and a yearly check in the mailbox.
In a broad new study, scientists conclude that the impacts of mountaintop removal are "pervasive and irreversible."
An EPA rule requiring large polluters to report greenhouse gases went into effect December 29, 2009.
Debt relief has allowed poor nations to pay for schools and health care instead of loan interest. A new bill in the U.S. Congress would offer relief to more countries and make lending more responsible.
Appalachian residents are calling on environmental protection agencies to stand up to mountaintop removal.
Two environmental groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to use the Clean Air Act to cap carbon dioxide at 350 parts per million.
Cap and trade is one of the main climate change "solutions" under discussion. In a new nine-minute film, Annie Leonard, creator of The Story of Stuff, offers a warning about what she considers the dangers of cap and trade.
By working with local businesses, Michelle Long helped make Bellingham, Washington a national leader in urban sustainability. As executive director of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, she's taking her vision to cities around North America.