Economy

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Confirming that the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership ( TTIP ) amounts to "a huge transfer of power from people to big business," Greenpeace Netherlands on Monday leaked 248 secret pages of the controversial trade deal between the U.S. and EU, exposing how environmental regulations, climate protections, and consumer rights are being "...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Workers in Birmingham have launched a federal civil rights lawsuit charging...
Libby Watson, Sunlight Foundation
Since it formed in 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has...

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We mourn the indomitable Daniel Berrigan, who serenely deemed his decades-long fight for peacemaking "tough, unfinished, blood-ridden." Among his keen insights, he denounced an Israel that by 1973 had become "a criminal Jewish community" embarked on an "imperial adventure...The model is not the kingdom of peace; it is an Orwellian transplant, taken bodily from Big Brother's bloody heart." On Israel as elsewhere, he counseled, "Know where you stand, and stand there." May he be, at last, at peace.