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Groups Tell UN Food Agency to Ditch 'Toxic Alliance' With Pesticide Association

"This partnership with CropLife is in direct conflict with FAO's mandate as a U.N. institution to fulfill human rights to health, adequate food, clean water and environment, and safe working conditions."
Kenny Stancil ·

'We Are Fighting Back': Global Black Friday Strikes and Protests Seek to #MakeAmazonPay

"We are workers and activists divided by geography and our role in the global economy but united in our commitment to Make Amazon Pay fair wages, its taxes, and for its impact on the planet."

Kenny Stancil ·

Blowing Up a Few Myths About Inflation

Inflation has become the latest excuse trotted out to try and sideline Biden's economic agenda.

Chris Winters ·

After COP26 Failures, Major Challenges and Immense Opportunities Ahead

New global agreements notwithstanding, the world remains woefully behind in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions at the rate necessary to prevent catastrophic climate-change scenarios. Businesses are increasingly embracing the green challenge, but they need policymakers to meet them halfway.

Johan Rockström ·

How Europe and the US Wasted the Opportunity Presented by the Covid and Climate Crises

Western elites blew it. And the world will now likely pay a very high price for these mistakes.

Yanis Varoufakis ·

Dollar Tree CEO—Who Made Over $10 Million Last Year—Blames Inflation for Price Hike to $1.25

"Dollar Tree made $1,230,000,000 in profits this year, gave its CEO $10,767,883, and pays workers as little as $8.32 an hour."

Jake Johnson ·

'Now, Let’s Take This Nationwide': Biden Raises Minimum Wage for All Federal Contract Workers to $15

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal says "30 million workers deserve a much-needed and well-deserved raise."

Jon Queally ·

'Extremely Disappointed': Biden Blasted for Renominating Powell as Federal Reserve Chair

The decision, said one campaigner, "doubles down on reckless Wall Street deregulation and dangerous dawdling on climate-related threats to the financial system."

Jessica Corbett ·

Can a Doughnut Heal Our World?

The dominant model followed by virtually all major economies today is inflicting severe damage on the planet’s fragile ecosystem and causing wide economic and social inequalities. Can a diagram of a doughnut offer us the key to resolve our predicament?

Bhikkhu Bodhi ·

Time for Us to Win the 3-Day Weekend We All Deserve

To expand personal freedom, recover from the Covid pandemic and curb the climate crisis—let’s embrace a shorter working week.

Anna Coote ·

Beware the Inflationary Bogeyman

Recent price increases in the U.S., and demands for a forceful response by the Federal Reserve, have brought back memories of the 1970s and all of the economic and political disasters of those years.

James K. Galbraith ·

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