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The recovery could be an opportunity to realign our relationship with the natural world.

Buck McKeon

Plagued by ethical troubles, the “poster boy for pay to play politics” and Pentagon BFF is finally facing a competitive election.

The Wisconsin senate candidate rejects the idea of corporate personhood.

With a new SEC regulation, no longer will big oil and mining companies be able to hide under-the-table payments to crooked Third World governments.

Goldman Sachs

City officials say social impact bonds are a smart way to raise revenue. But government watchdogs worry about creeping corporate influence.

Your security’s a joke (and you’re the butt of it).

America's military and intelligence infrastructures are about protecting people from terrorism, and little else.

In his Senate testimony, the JPMorgan CEO ludicrously defined any new trade to protect against “bad outcomes” as a hedge.

How Obama’s targeted killings, leaks and the Everything-Is-Classified State have fused.

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) will propose a diplomacy and accountability amendment.

September 10, 2013

The nation’s largest labor federation will meet in Los Angeles to consider resolutions on issues ranging from its relationship to its member unions, to its relationship to the Democratic Party.

September 7, 2013

Vermont's senator, Bernie Sanders says, "I fear very much that US involvement in another war in the Middle East, and the cost of that war, will make it even harder for Congress to protect working families.”

September 6, 2013

On Wednesday, the Foreign Relations Committee passed an imprecise resolution authorizing the use of force in Syria. 

September 5, 2013

The Obama administration claims it doesn't need congressional authorization to strike Syria. So what’s the point of asking Congress to vote?

September 4, 2013

Polls show widespread opposition to a Syria strike, especially among voters who lean Democratic. And the opposition appears to be growing.

September 4, 2013

More than 150 House Democrats and Republicans say: “Congress must assert our authority.”

August 29, 2013

Obama would have started an open debate about the NSA's spying programs if Edward Snowden hadn't beaten him to it.

August 20, 2013

A proposed regulatory change would extend some basic federal protections to long-excluded domestic workers.

August 15, 2013

A new campaign wants to warn you about the perils of climate change by putting labels on gas pumps.

August 9, 2013