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International law can be a powerful advocacy tool for improving economic and social policy.
A major international commission probes the political origins of health inequities—and finds wealthy nations deserve much of the blame.
A funny thing happened on the way to the fiscal cliff: real people fought back.
This 100-year-old antique is undemocratic, too close to elite banking interests and often blind to the economic conditions that affect most Americans.
Senator Elizabeth Warren points out that reviving this old institution would provide basic services to millions of underserved Americans.
Paul claims that increasing the minimum wage leads to higher unemployment; actual economists disagree.
Thanks to a muddled response from the bi-state agency, subcontracted workers at LaGuardia and JFK airports will receive raises, but those at Newark will not.
A new Oxfam report warns of the dangers of global inequality.
Amy Treptow came to Washington to tell her story of climbing out of poverty. Some elected officials were more interested than others.
The recent chemical spill is the latest chapter in a very old story: total capitulation to industry by state officials.
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- What ‘The Colbert Report’ Taught Us About the Psychology of Conservatives
- Walmart’s Pregnancy Policy May Make You Sick
- The Cops Hate Being Filmed. So Why Are They OK With Body Cameras?
- How to Survive a Cop Coup: What Bill de Blasio Can Learn From Ecuador
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