Sustainable development

How a Gentrification Scam Threatens New York’s Community Gardens

How a Gentrification Scam Threatens New York’s Community Gardens How a Gentrification Scam Threatens New York’s Community Gardens

Shady developers know one easy way to build luxury condos: Claim ownership of communal land.

Oct 20, 2015 / Feature / DW Gibson

You Can’t Fight Poverty With a Concert

You Can’t Fight Poverty With a Concert You Can’t Fight Poverty With a Concert

Global Citizen’s celebrity-packed festival aims to mobilize millennials against poverty. That’s pointless if it strips politics from the fight.

Sep 24, 2015 / Benjamin Cohen and Elliot Ross

Turner Field

Stadiums Ruin Neighborhoods Stadiums Ruin Neighborhoods

But for the first time in 60 years, a sports megastructure will not dominate Atlanta’s skyline south of Downtown. Can activists help make the area livable again?

Sep 3, 2015 / Daniel Judt

2015 Could Be the Start of a Green Energy Revolution

2015 Could Be the Start of a Green Energy Revolution 2015 Could Be the Start of a Green Energy Revolution

There are four big reasons fossil fuel could go the way of the dinosaur sooner than we think.

Apr 16, 2015 / Michael T. Klare

The Future of a Failed State

The Future of a Failed State The Future of a Failed State

Nations like Haiti don’t “fail” because of their people, 
but because they’ve been relentlessly exploited by 
the more “developed” world.

Mar 23, 2015 / Books & the Arts / Amy Wilentz

This Year’s Climate Talks Are Our Last (and Best) Chance to Slow Global Warming

This Year’s Climate Talks Are Our Last (and Best) Chance to Slow Global Warming This Year’s Climate Talks Are Our Last (and Best) Chance to Slow Global Warming

An interview with Jeffrey Sachs on the 2015 Paris negotiations, sustainable development and the profound threat facing our planet.

Feb 24, 2015 / David Kortava

Interview With Noam Chomsky on the Crisis in Central America and Mexico

Interview With Noam Chomsky on the Crisis in Central America and Mexico Interview With Noam Chomsky on the Crisis in Central America and Mexico

Chomsky discusses the past, present and future of Latin American politics.

Oct 31, 2014 / Blog / Greg Grandin

Can New York Create Affordable Housing That’s Also Environmentally Sustainable?

Can New York Create Affordable Housing That’s Also Environmentally Sustainable? Can New York Create Affordable Housing That’s Also Environmentally Sustainable?

The de Blasio administration unveils an ambitious plan: reduce emissions and inequality at the same time.

Sep 24, 2014 / Blog / Michelle Chen

Will the UN’s New Development Goals Downplay the Need for Gender Equality?

Will the UN’s New Development Goals Downplay the Need for Gender Equality? Will the UN’s New Development Goals Downplay the Need for Gender Equality?

Women’s reproductive rights are at risk of being de-emphasized as UN member nations draft the Sustainable Development Goals.

Oct 6, 2014 / Barbara Crossette

How the Gates Foundation’s Investments Are Undermining Its Own Good Works

How the Gates Foundation’s Investments Are Undermining Its Own Good Works How the Gates Foundation’s Investments Are Undermining Its Own Good Works

Its vast holdings in the fossil fuel and arms industries subvert the foundation’s battle against disease and poverty.

Aug 22, 2014 / Charles Piller

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