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Trump’s Rosy Economic Outlook Is a Big Lie

It should not surprise us in the least that the most dishonest president in U.S. history would spin a fantastical vision of the economy that appears to exist only in his imagination.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·

Oxfam Report Contains Dire Warning for Global Capitalism

"Extreme wealth is a sign of a failing economic system."

Ilana Novick ·

Humanity Risking 'Global Disaster' as Material Consumption Passes 100 Billion Tons Annually

"Governments must urgently adopt circular economy solutions if we want to achieve a high quality of life for close to 10 billion people by mid-century without destabilizing critical planetary processes."

Julia Conley ·

Earth Defenders March on Davos as Global Financial Elite Targeted for Funding Climate Destruction

"The banks, insurers, and pension funds here at Davos are culpable for the climate emergency."

Jessica Corbett ·

In Response to Oxfam Inequality Report, Sanders Calls for Global Movement to Counter 'Greed of Billionaire Class'

The White House hopeful emphasized the need to bring people across the globe together to work for "a world of economic, social, political and environmental justice."

Jessica Corbett ·

Blaming 'Flawed and Sexist' Capitalist System, Oxfam Report Finds 2,153 Billionaires Wealthier Than 4.6 Billion of World's Poorest

"Our broken economies are lining the pockets of billionaires and big business at the expense of ordinary men and women. No wonder people are starting to question whether billionaires should even exist."

Jessica Corbett ·

Joining Thousands of Swiss Climate Strikers Before Davos, Greta Thunberg Tells World Leaders: 'You Haven't Seen Anything Yet'

"We sure have done this for a long time. But we need to make clear that this is just the beginning," she told a crowd of thousands in Lausanne.

Jessica Corbett ·

Greta Thunberg and 20 Youth Climate Activists Call on Davos Attendees to 'Abandon the Fossil Fuel Economy'

"Today's business as usual is turning into a crime against humanity."

Jessica Corbett ·

The Looming U.S. Water Crisis

America is going through a water crisis, and we’re going to face even more dire times if it doesn’t begin to change soon.

Andreea Sterea ·

200+ Groups Denounce UN-WEF Agreement That Entrenches Corporate Interests Driving Global 'Social and Environmental Crises'

"It moves the world dangerously towards a privatized and undemocratic global governance."

Andrea Germanos ·

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