Solutions

Jon Queally, staff writer
Promising to put forth and lobby on behalf of two bold progressive policy ideas in the months ahead, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has announced his intention to push for new pieces of legislation in the next session, one of which would break up the nation's largest Wall Street banks and another that would expand the Social Security program for all...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Adopting provincial strategies that have been shown to work—such as...
Leehi Yona & Diego Arguedas Ortiz, IPS News
LIMA, Peru - Even as the presence of major oil and gas corporations is nearly...

Further...

Just so you know: Those trinkets of Christmas loudly proclaimed to bring joy to the world - wreaths, lights, stockings, mistletoe, shiny stars and snowflakes and other glittering marvels of tree adornment - are likely made in Yiwu, aka China's Christmas Village, where the elves are sweating, under-paid, glue-and-paint-inhaling migrant workers who are doing 12-hour shifts in steamy factories and who are pretty fuzzy about what this "Christmas" is, except a hard ticket back to the provinces...